Planetoids just misses Earth
Last updated: Monday, March 2, 2009
This afternoon around 14.40 hours, the small planetoids 2009 DD45 Earth pass. There is no danger of a collision, since the minimum distance between our planet and the object is 72,000 kilometers.
Yet that distance to astronomical standards very small. The maximum distance between the Earth and a few satellites, for example, is 36,000 kilometers. 2009 DD45 is similar to the planetoids that exploded over Siberia in 1908. The Siberian landscape was then severely damaged. On March 31, 2004 breath 2004 FU162 on the Earth. The maximum distance was 6500 kilometers, log Allesoversterrenkunde.nl.