2002 AJ129

Small pieces of rock, with a big influence (just ask the dinosaurs).
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Christopher K.
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2002 AJ129

Post by Christopher K. » February 3rd, 2018, 4:15 pm

At 3:30pm CST tomorrow this asteroid will pass by the Earth at a very safe distance of about 4.2 million kilometers. 2002 AJ129 is ~0.5 to 1.2 kilometers across and will be moving at a high velocity of thirty-four kilometers per second. JPL has tracked the asteroid for fourteen years.

More information:
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/astero ... february-4

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