Possible New ‘Mini-Moon’ Detected in Orbit Around Earth GizmodoAstronomers say Earth might have a new mini-moon CNETEarth has temporarily gained another moon The Seattle TimesEarth has acquired a brand new moon that’s about the size of a car New Scientist NewsEarth may have gained a new moon, and it has been there for years InverseView Full Coverage on Google News

  • Earth has lost its mini-moon.
    “There’s no question it was still in orbit around the Earth ... confirmed that it was indeed orbiting Earth, they were thrilled: Astronomers had detected a temporarily captured object only ...
    03/20/2020 - 3:37 am | View Link
  • What’s up with Earth’s new mini-moon? Prof. Carolin Frueh offers insight
    it is likely that more mini-moons and temporary captured objects will be detected while they orbit the Earth, before they leave the Earth gravity capture again. Overall, with increasing detection ...
    03/12/2020 - 6:09 am | View Link
  • New 'mini-moon' around the size of a car orbiting the Earth
    However, it is predicted to be temporary having and estimated to have joined the Earth's orbit around three years ago. It was detected on February 15 at the Catalina Sky Survey - a NASA-funded ...
    02/27/2020 - 12:29 am | View Link
  • An Object from Deep Space Has Entered Earth's Orbit
    CSS was also the facility that spotted the first captured asteroid, called 2006 RH120, which got sucked into Earth orbit in 2006 and ... too faint and small to be detected. A 2012 study in the ...
    02/26/2020 - 6:22 pm | View Link
  • Astronomers have discovered Earth has new 'mini moon' in its orbit
    Wierchos noted that out of 1 million known space rocks, the only other one to become a temporary Earth moon was 2006 RH120, a discovery also made by Catalina Sky Survey. It was caught in orbit in ...
    02/26/2020 - 4:06 am | View Link
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