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Map of NEOs
« on: 08/15/2013 09:23 PM »
Make that Big NEOs. I think there is a mistake in the reported distance from Earth's orbit, though.

http://www.natureworldnews.com/articles/3356/20130807/new-map-known-potentially-hazardous-asteroids-eerily-beautiful.htm

« Last Edit: 08/15/2013 09:27 PM by aero »
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Re: Map of NEOs
« Reply #1 on: 08/15/2013 09:37 PM »
Yes, it's meant to be 4.7 *million* miles - APOD says it's 7.5 million km.

Neat graphic, even if stuff like this makes things appear worse than they are simply due to the thickness of orbital paths - at this scale they're probably an order of a lunar distance "thick" or thereabouts.

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