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Managing worldwide observations of asteroids and comets, calculating their orbits and if they pose a threat to planet Earth! Terms: http://t.co/9YgOuzYNOy

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Asteroid 2015 FX284 discovered. Flyby Apr 7 at 22:56 UT. Dist: 47.53 LD. Size: 26-82 m. http://t.co/8iRmMZfzbJAsteroid 2015 FW284 discovered. Flyby Apr 1 at 20:54 UT. Dist: 11.54 LD. Size: 22-68 m. http://t.co/T6SWA1frlX
3/30
2015
Asteroid 2015 FP124 discovered. Flyby Apr 1 at 08:07 UT. Dist: 29.04 LD. Size: 68-220 m. http://t.co/sYzrh8ni4qAsteroid 2015 FK120 discovered. Flyby Apr 5 at 13:54 UT. Dist: 5.80 LD. Size: 7-24 m. http://t.co/AUBv7RjuxcAsteroid 2015 FG120 discovered. Flyby Apr 27 at 13:46 UT. Dist: 28.48 LD. Size: 54-170 m. http://t.co/F1ML5phOs8
3/29
2015
@lukedones Copycat! :-p http://t.co/rUa7fio3ur"NASA Asteroid Hunter Spacecraft Data Available to Public" (from @WISE_Mission) http://t.co/5LnSb4uNbeAn interesting Near Earth #Asteroid (probably #Comet) announced yesterday, 2015 ER61 (click on Orbit Sketch button!): http://t.co/RetLMsxYCI@laurakirstyWard Yes! :-)Asteroid 2015 FM118 discovered. Flyby Mar 28 at 02:48 UT. Dist: 0.93 LD (0.91 LD from Earth surface). Size: 3-11 m. http://t.co/DvSUqfCCbo
3/27
2015
For those needlessly worrying about #asteroid 2014 YB35's flyby tomorrow, here's an orbital diagram (WebGL required): http://t.co/uaa8XSW9y8Asteroid 2015 FW117 discovered. Flyby Apr 1 at 15:59 UT. Dist: 3.59 LD. Size: 49-160 m. http://t.co/zr0QS38FJ3Asteroid 2015 FV117 discovered. Flyby Mar 25 at 14:33 UT. Dist: 37.45 LD. Size: 71-230 m. http://t.co/hIOo1ClmukAsteroid 2015 FT117 discovered. Flyby Mar 28 at 18:17 UT. Dist: 2.79 LD. Size: 3-12 m. http://t.co/Nw0jcVVck2Would you want a full asteroid, or just a boulder off of it? Guess what @NASA chose (via @SPACEdotcom): http://t.co/R3xN5AKRtC
3/26
2015
Asteroid 2015 FH37 discovered. Flyby Mar 27 at 10:25 UT. Dist: 8.91 LD. Size: 22-68 m. http://t.co/9QIX4wiIDl
3/25
2015
Asteroid 2015 FG36 discovered. Flyby Apr 13 at 06:34 UT. Dist: 23.49 LD. Size: 34-110 m. http://t.co/dTwBzHk7BTAsteroid 2015 FF36 discovered. Flyby Mar 28 at 06:18 UT. Dist: 3.53 LD. Size: 9-30 m. http://t.co/RhZPGAFXnP
3/24
2015
Asteroid 2015 FP35 discovered. Flyby Mar 23 at 15:27 UT. Dist: 11.29 LD. Size: 26-82 m. http://t.co/uWZ8RlyLvKMPC site is currently down. We're working on the problem! (@astrokiwi)Asteroid 2015 FL35 discovered. Flyby Mar 25 at 13:34 UT. Dist: 10.18 LD. Size: 26-82 m. http://t.co/JalNe8WOhM
3/23
2015
Asteroid 2015 FP34 discovered. Flyby Mar 30 at 03:47 UT. Dist: 32.99 LD. Size: 24-75 m. http://t.co/hFWOz7hnfgAsteroid 2015 FO34 discovered. Flyby Mar 23 at 17:45 UT. Dist: 6.43 LD. Size: 5-18 m. http://t.co/3mq8yI6KiCAsteroid 2015 FN34 discovered. Flyby Mar 25 at 05:18 UT. Dist: 7.99 LD. Size: 8-27 m. http://t.co/S0QjDUE0p7
3/22
2015
Asteroid 2015 FC34 discovered. Flyby Apr 1 at 22:59 UT. Dist: 25.18 LD. Size: 47-150 m. http://t.co/5zHMTE5BmtAsteroid 2015 FB34 discovered. Flyby Apr 4 at 16:00 UT. Dist: 22.43 LD. Size: 31-99 m. http://t.co/TPo1rFp2HaAsteroid 2015 FX33 discovered. Flyby Mar 26 at 18:47 UT. Dist: 13.79 LD. Size: 14-43 m. http://t.co/faW83GpYyUAsteroid 2015 FP33 discovered. Flyby Mar 26 at 06:10 UT. Dist: 18.94 LD. Size: 20-62 m. http://t.co/YXej9RJ7zuAsteroid 2015 FW33 discovered. Flyby Mar 23 at 03:29 UT. Dist: 9.54 LD. Size: 12-39 m. http://t.co/Fryzlg3U5mAsteroid 2015 FS33 discovered. Flyby Apr 8 at 19:54 UT. Dist: 24.70 LD. Size: 68-220 m. http://t.co/qF0XSeoOcoAsteroid 2015 FN33 discovered. Flyby Apr 6 at 20:52 UT. Dist: 9.85 LD. Size: 12-38 m. http://t.co/25UTe2qnVN
3/21
2015
@Booze_Bitching They also tell @BenAffleck to stay home, because, well, he's a bit redundant for this mission. @sondy
3/20
2015
Asteroid 2015 FQ discovered. Flyby Apr 12 at 01:33 UT. Dist: 27.98 LD. Size: 68-220 m. http://t.co/tGwp7f77qh.@astropuckett MPC doesn't assign names, the IAU does. We assign designations and nums + keep track @NASA_Dawn @ambignostic @NASANewHorizonsAsteroid 2015 FP discovered. Flyby Mar 28 at 04:19 UT. Dist: 9.65 LD. Size: 17-54 m. http://t.co/YCzyDQKQBlAsteroid 2015 EQ7 discovered. Flyby Apr 4 at 08:59 UT. Dist: 33.84 LD. Size: 39-120 m. http://t.co/caCbCLidnR
3/19
2015
Asteroid 2015 FM discovered. Flyby Mar 23 at 02:48 UT. Dist: 6.07 LD. Size: 12-39 m. http://t.co/IdWs8IcvZfAsteroid 2015 FL discovered. Flyby Apr 11 at 00:44 UT. Dist: 19.68 LD. Size: 140-430 m. http://t.co/0j41y0JPf5Asteroid 2015 FK discovered. Flyby Mar 19 at 06:52 UT. Dist: 3.65 LD. Size: 16-49 m. http://t.co/H7F7eKk0M9@astropuckett @CCSSCSocial @ColumbusState Congratulations! Clear skies!
3/18
2015
Asteroid 2015 FF discovered. Flyby Mar 20 at 20:27 UT. Dist: 4.15 LD. Size: 9-28 m. http://t.co/p3ct1bBHgoAsteroid 2015 FE discovered. Flyby Mar 19 at 16:46 UT. Dist: 31.30 LD. Size: 26-82 m. http://t.co/PfLDF1G3cbAsteroid 2015 FC discovered. Flyby Mar 26 at 20:40 UT. Dist: 2.88 LD. Size: 8-27 m. http://t.co/sXFtydTRhTAsteroid 2015 EL7 discovered. Flyby Apr 12 at 15:52 UT. Dist: 33.66 LD. Size: 65-210 m. http://t.co/nGp8Kb1q6x
3/17
2015
Asteroid 2015 EG7 discovered. Flyby Mar 20 at 21:36 UT. Dist: 2.72 LD. Size: 5-18 m. http://t.co/WCzFWFXzMZAsteroid 2015 EF7 discovered. Flyby Mar 23 at 20:06 UT. Dist: 15.65 LD. Size: 26-82 m. http://t.co/B22khdGvIjAsteroid 2015 EE7 discovered. Flyby Apr 5 at 23:06 UT. Dist: 39.04 LD. Size: 180-570 m. http://t.co/G2PnYZnpal"New Desktop Application Has Potential to Increase Asteroid Detection, Now Available to Public" via @AsteroidGC @NASA http://t.co/OKYiYaTzcm@PrometheiPlanum We did, but it's not hi-rez enough. We'd need the image to be about 4,000px on the long end to print a poster.@JPMajor That's correct; it was confirmed yesterday (Mar 15).
3/16
2015
@BeckePhysics Just for you, we've made this list of flyby diagrams. It'll get longer as more flybys take place: http://t.co/VmmMBPqEZlAsteroid 2015 EO6 discovered. Flyby Mar 12 at 00:23 UT. Dist: 0.30 LD (0.28 LD from Earth surface). Size: 1-5 m. http://t.co/sxPf4M71cH
3/15
2015
Asteroid 2015 DO223 discovered. Flyby Mar 21 at 03:46 UT. Dist: 10.75 LD. Size: 43-140 m. http://t.co/Fa578J8J1S.@JPMajor Oops, too quick to post: This is NOT 2015 ET; it's an as-yet undesignated object from the NEOCP. Thanks for noticing!
3/14
2015
@asrivkin @JoeMasiero Big if. But no question about him NOT coming back if you then ask him about packed designations. Nobody's that crazy.@astrokiwi Yeah, but also deep and shallow copy. @JoeMasiero @asrivkin@JoeMasiero Oy! @asrivkin@BeckePhysics (2/2) If you follow the URL in the tweet, then look for "A geocentric flyby diagram is available here", you'll see it.@BeckePhysics We don't have a list of them, I'm afraid. But if you go through the past tweet alerts, all those within 1LD got plotted (1/2)@PrometheiPlanum @NASA_Dawn Do you have a hi-rez version? Would like to print it out BIG to hang on an MPC wall :-)What a gross asteroid...Asteroid 2015 EW discovered. Flyby Mar 13 at 08:08 UT. Dist: 41.80 LD. Size: 28-90 m. http://t.co/nZusx4WZVBAsteroid 2015 EU discovered. Flyby Mar 12 at 02:40 UT. Dist: 24.73 LD. Size: 14-43 m. http://t.co/7CK8GmwA6RAsteroid 2015 EV discovered. Flyby Mar 15 at 22:49 UT. Dist: 39.51 LD. Size: 59-190 m. http://t.co/lHvPsIxJN0And here's a very cool video of the flyby of 2015 ET, taken by the Črni Vrh Observatory in Slovenia: http://t.co/DVszSUUOxI
3/13
2015
@elakdawalla Why not a real hammer? @alexwitze #JustSayin'Flyby graphic of 2015 ET. It was in such a hurry never even asked to phone home. http://t.co/vQpnUMwB5X.@PennStationFan First they are given a designation, and eventually maybe a name: http://t.co/4NYdtsCj5iAsteroid 2015 ET discovered. Flyby Mar 10 at 16:44 UT. Dist: 0.33 LD (0.32 LD from Earth surface). Size: 9-28 m. http://t.co/PiX35hfb9ihttp://t.co/MAIhgM3Vy8 @NASA_Dawn @MinorPlanetCtr @CeresToday @CassiniSaturn @ASI_spazio @esa http://t.co/1BVP1bbjZM
Retweeted by Minor Planet Center@PrometheiPlanum Very nice! Consider including bit of our Moon for comparison. @NASA_Dawn @CeresToday @CassiniSaturn @ASI_spazio @esa
3/12
2015
Asteroid 2015 EQ discovered. Flyby Mar 12 at 11:08 UT. Dist: 3.41 LD. Size: 10-33 m. http://t.co/RVulU8nOGNAsteroid 2015 EP discovered. Flyby Mar 13 at 18:20 UT. Dist: 6.98 LD. Size: 12-39 m. http://t.co/JS2kb4DHHwAsteroid 2015 EO discovered. Flyby Mar 15 at 14:12 UT. Dist: 2.74 LD. Size: 8-27 m. http://t.co/4QLWpWOpdZ
3/11
2015
Asteroid 2015 EK discovered. Flyby Mar 13 at 03:58 UT. Dist: 3.13 LD. Size: 10-33 m. http://t.co/4d85OQNLfPOnce upon a time... #cometlanding. Try not to cry when you watch this! (via @ESA_Rosetta) http://t.co/qke24S2T7I.@titipacheco17 When, and why? The answer will be "no" either way.Asteroid 2015 EF discovered. Flyby Mar 13 at 22:06 UT. Dist: 2.45 LD. Size: 8-26 m. http://t.co/uH1G85K3YI
3/10
2015
Humans first visited dwarf planet Ceres with a robotic craft, @NASA_Dawn, on 6 March 2015. #CeresFact
3/9
2015
The @NASA_Dawn probe entered a marginally bound orbit around (1) Ceres at 1239 UTC Mar 6 at a distance of 61000 km, ions still thrusting
Retweeted by Minor Planet Center.@RonBaalke It's for "D'oh! It didn't come back!" @ashdevos1 @SungrazerComets @BadAstronomer.@telluric "Look mate, the only reason it's showing up on photos is because the dust is nailed to the sky.".@ashdevos1 @SungrazerComets @BadAstronomer D are short-period comets that have not been seen in several returns. Don't plan space missions!Downlink has begun! We're analyzing the signal to confirm that the spacecraft is healthy and in orbit at #Ceres http://t.co/boWVmjpXZA
Retweeted by Minor Planet Center
3/6
2015
C/2015 D1 (SOHO) is no more; it is an ex-comet; it's joined the bleedin' choir invisibile, etc (via @SungrazerComets) http://t.co/QOiylWfyTs
3/5
2015
Asteroid 2015 DO215 discovered. Flyby Mar 2 at 17:35 UT. Dist: 3.07 LD. Size: 9-28 m. http://t.co/QkRQR0DYzC
3/1
2015
Asteroid 2015 DJ215 discovered. Flyby Mar 22 at 17:27 UT. Dist: 32.61 LD. Size: 28-90 m. http://t.co/0NYwrtQyDQ
2/28
2015
.@planet4589 We should certainly suggest it! Mr. Spock is already taken, though not by @TheRealNimoy: http://t.co/UtwgSVCekgAsteroid 2015 DK200 discovered. Flyby Mar 8 at 00:20 UT. Dist: 6.92 LD. Size: 16-49 m. http://t.co/jsXXfrQf4C
2/27
2015
Asteroid 2015 DB199 discovered. Flyby Mar 16 at 07:17 UT. Dist: 37.47 LD. Size: 20-62 m. http://t.co/6wmBrSwJecAsteroid 2015 DY198 discovered. Flyby Mar 1 at 11:24 UT. Dist: 2.17 LD. Size: 11-34 m. http://t.co/quJ5FdEyH7Asteroid 2015 DU198 discovered. Flyby Mar 4 at 12:31 UT. Dist: 16.99 LD. Size: 14-45 m. http://t.co/0eDQZItW8O
2/26
2015
@erinleeryan It is to us! As is "Solar System" and "Universe", but the AP don't agree!: http://t.co/t537WwBtmk@asrivkin So impactors make smaller craters on Ceres than on Earth (for the same impactor size)? @Alex_Parker@SmithsonianMag WHAAAT???? SPEAK UP!Asteroid 2015 DG198 discovered. Flyby Mar 15 at 21:10 UT. Dist: 32.02 LD. Size: 26-82 m. http://t.co/dbAiNuv0xn
2/25
2015
Email from Brian Marsden in 1993 on Comet SL9, before it was known the comet would impact Jupiter. @MinorPlanetCtr http://t.co/iTbmyZiLzz
Retweeted by Minor Planet Center.@astroDomingue @GeorgiaCollege Two thumbs up!.@SungrazerComets It's over there! http://t.co/dR56BXmAhy
2/24
2015
Asteroid 2015 DZ155 discovered. Flyby Feb 22 at 07:33 UT. Dist: 23.96 LD. Size: 25-78 m. http://t.co/Co4OFjr4Sl
2/22
2015
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