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The results of the @SGAC 2013 Name An Asteroid Campaign have been announced! http://t.co/QN6I4IHcoL @elakdawalla @MinorPlanetCtr @NASA_EDGE
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10/30
2014
Asteroid 2014 UV116 discovered. Flyby Oct 27 at 21:41 UT. Dist: 17.29 LD. Size: 36-110 m. http://t.co/pzjC9h99sxAsteroid 2014 UU116 discovered. Flyby Oct 29 at 00:53 UT. Dist: 6.79 LD. Size: 11-34 m. http://t.co/OTUollNykP
10/29
2014
Asteroid 2014 US115 discovered. Flyby Nov 5 at 11:35 UT. Dist: 15.69 LD. Size: 23-71 m. http://t.co/Pwt5Gy1H8nAsteroid 2014 UV115 discovered. Flyby Nov 7 at 18:58 UT. Dist: 21.61 LD. Size: 54-170 m. http://t.co/tC2R2mWCOgAsteroid 2014 UL115 discovered. Flyby Nov 15 at 03:39 UT. Dist: 28.25 LD. Size: 27-86 m. http://t.co/c4ySOHJv0hAsteroid 2014 UK115 discovered. Flyby Oct 26 at 21:06 UT. Dist: 38.35 LD. Size: 24-75 m. http://t.co/SiCy9qjvLIAsteroid 2014 UD115 discovered. Flyby Nov 1 at 11:10 UT. Dist: 20.53 LD. Size: 26-82 m. http://t.co/mWzD0OhPNMAsteroid 2014 UG5 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 28 at 13:25 UT). Dist: 28.55 LD. Size: 31-99 m. http://t.co/IEBXDLojFd
10/28
2014
Asteroid 2014 UQ114 discovered. Flyby Nov 10 at 16:31 UT. Dist: 30.95 LD. Size: 62-200 m. http://t.co/RXhzckHpm2.@TheRealBuzz Is it better than Star Wars and Star Trek *combined*? :-) @JoeRemix@j_t_allen I'm sure the pleasure is mostly ours. @astrokiwiAsteroid 2014 UF56 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 27 at 21:19 UT). Dist: 0.43 LD (0.41 LD from Earth surface). Size: 6-20 m. http://t.co/Fvy0GvUHx2Want to view modelled asteroid shapes on your (#Android) phone? Sorted! (Not by us, though.) http://t.co/U2nJnhEihl@j_t_allen We also have twitterhumans, but they're not half as funny as the bots. @astrokiwiAsteroid 2014 UH57 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 27 at 16:21 UT). Dist: 7.74 LD. Size: 5-18 m. http://t.co/c7wmXbhq8FAsteroid 2014 UA58 discovered. Flyby Nov 1 at 21:55 UT. Dist: 13.21 LD. Size: 9-28 m. http://t.co/adpKwVWWdwAsteroid 2014 UZ57 discovered. Flyby Nov 4 at 10:44 UT. Dist: 34.33 LD. Size: 20-62 m. http://t.co/sPFxO1XERcAsteroid 2014 UX57 discovered. Flyby Nov 6 at 21:03 UT. Dist: 3.64 LD. Size: 11-34 m. http://t.co/ZFg7tDo2O9Asteroid 2014 UW57 discovered. Flyby Nov 16 at 16:55 UT. Dist: 12.11 LD. Size: 9-30 m. http://t.co/pUdF4j1kcyAsteroid 2014 UV57 discovered. Flyby Nov 9 at 22:25 UT. Dist: 18.05 LD. Size: 16-49 m. http://t.co/adEZRkkcK2
10/27
2014
Asteroid 2014 UH57 discovered. Flyby Oct 27 at 16:21 UT. Dist: 7.74 LD. Size: 5-18 m. http://t.co/qUqZKVyArfAsteroid 2014 UA57 discovered. Flyby Nov 1 at 07:00 UT. Dist: 16.72 LD. Size: 12-39 m. http://t.co/orPTvTnOuqAsteroid 2014 UZ56 discovered. Flyby Nov 19 at 18:40 UT. Dist: 26.87 LD. Size: 14-45 m. http://t.co/pHmGoXPoLSAsteroid 2014 UT56 discovered. Flyby Nov 7 at 14:58 UT. Dist: 15.33 LD. Size: 11-36 m. http://t.co/5vk9eBLzqZAsteroid 2014 US56 discovered. Flyby Nov 7 at 14:48 UT. Dist: 24.95 LD. Size: 12-38 m. http://t.co/doFssJddfpThank YOU guys for everything you've done organising the #AsteroidHack! @EchoUser @spacegambit @asteroidgc @furtherbydesign @SETIInstituteCongrats to our winners from Team Nova! @SETIInstitute @furtherbydesign @NASA @asteroidgc @MinorPlanetCtr http://t.co/i56joqR7kr
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10/26
2014
Asteroid 2014 UZ32 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 26 at 03:22 UT). Dist: 43.79 LD. Size: 41-130 m. http://t.co/7yywFa3yK9Team Millow: "We didn't expect you guys to choose us as finalists--we just came here to have fun." #AsteroidHack.@iwebst talks about his Asterank project at #AsteroidHack http://t.co/bITIAukFh5 http://t.co/iFhd4P8RUXAsteroid 2014 UF8 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 25 at 23:22 UT). Dist: 17.81 LD. Size: 16-52 m. http://t.co/zGdNAorwWKAsteroid 2014 UF56 discovered. Flyby Oct 27 at 21:12 UT. Dist: 0.43 LD (0.41 LD from Earth surface). Size: 6-21 m. http://t.co/bsjBhG4kbd#Wookie sighting at the #AsteroidHack ! @JLGalache @EchoUser @micklives http://t.co/eClHdMLmlC
Retweeted by Minor Planet CenterOverheard at the #AsteroidHack: "Winning woul be cool, but I want to make something that's useful to someone in the Universe." @asteroidgcLet the hacking continue! @EchoUser @furtherbydesign @SETIInstitute @asteroidgc @spacegambit #AsteroidHack http://t.co/jrsCclj71kLet the hacking begin! #AsteroidHack
Retweeted by Minor Planet CenterAt @SETIInstitute for #AsteroidHack! W/ @EchoUser @furtherbydesign @MinorPlanetCtr @spacegambit http://t.co/UwBUbLPQl3
Retweeted by Minor Planet CenterAsteroid 2014 US34 discovered. Flyby Nov 1 at 08:45 UT. Dist: 21.43 LD. Size: 17-54 m. http://t.co/zoiWHkeyV0
10/25
2014
Asteroid 2014 SC324 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 24 at 19:20 UT). Dist: 1.47 LD. Size: 27-86 m. http://t.co/TzAlKxCbJCAsteroid 2014 UU33 discovered. Flyby Oct 25 at 11:03 UT. Dist: 6.87 LD. Size: 18-57 m. http://t.co/usCwAmkBKwAsteroid 2014 UT33 discovered. Flyby Nov 8 at 04:02 UT. Dist: 15.42 LD. Size: 39-120 m. http://t.co/aGGtkrA2mk
10/24
2014
T-minus two days until the #AsteroidHack! Don't miss out on our happy hour event tomorrow night to kick things off!
Retweeted by Minor Planet CenterAsteroid 2014 UZ32 discovered. Flyby Oct 26 at 03:16 UT. Dist: 43.74 LD. Size: 41-130 m. http://t.co/CYeXp9Igx4It's almost time for the #AsteroidHack @EchoUser @spacegambit @asteroidgc @SETIInstitute @MinorPlanetCtr
Retweeted by Minor Planet CenterAsteroid 2014 UF8 discovered. Flyby Oct 25 at 23:23 UT. Dist: 17.81 LD. Size: 16-52 m. http://t.co/hPXajjW2Fm
10/23
2014
Asteroid 2014 TP57 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 22 at 16:33 UT). Dist: 8.24 LD. Size: 10-33 m. http://t.co/BHNVaSEj1hAsteroid 2014 RQ17 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 22 at 06:17 UT). Dist: 11.88 LD. Size: 65-210 m. http://t.co/Y9W9ohEYQz
10/22
2014
Asteroid 2014 TT35 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 22 at 02:07 UT). Dist: 6.90 LD. Size: 12-38 m. http://t.co/wRPkiJBoVKAsteroid (2340) flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 21 at 21:28 UT). Dist: 18.78 LD. Size: 190-590 m. http://t.co/TdGVabPJEF.@PlanetaryRsrcs to launch satellite in 3 days. First step towards mining #asteroids: http://t.co/VO0EQcDGt9Comet #SidingSpring seen from Mars Opportunity Rover http://t.co/auMAXHhREW Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell/ASU/TAMU http://t.co/0FZL7BERTF
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10/21
2014
Learn #WhatUpWithThat photo here: http://t.co/JaFQ5bx5be #DisasterPlayground @NellyBenHayoun @MinorPlanetCtr @JLGalacheMessage to all hazardous asteroids: Don't mess with Dr @JLGalache (or he will smite you with his antique keyboard) http://t.co/orwaqD3ZKiAsteroid 2014 SM143 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 20 at 18:33 UT). Dist: 11.22 LD. Size: 160-520 m. http://t.co/NjytjmPn4OWondering why there are no #DPS2014 tweets yet... Which reminds us: Maybe we should start working on our posters!Mars vs #Comet Siding Spring, courtesy of @APOD: http://t.co/0tFCyENcx4Asteroid 2014 UG5 discovered. Flyby Oct 28 at 13:20 UT. Dist: 28.70 LD. Size: 33-100 m. http://t.co/K0oC0N2cqj
10/20
2014
#MarsComet #SidingSpring at closest approach to Mars now: 10x closer than any recorded Earth comet flyby
Retweeted by Minor Planet Center"whhheeeeeEEEEEEEEEeeeeeeeee....." -Comet Siding Spring, Oct 19, 2014 18:27UTC
Retweeted by Minor Planet CenterThe #MarsComet Siding Spring poses no threat to Earth. It will soon be headed back out to outer reaches of our solar system.
Retweeted by Minor Planet CenterAsteroid 2014 TK64 discovered. Flyby Nov 12 at 23:40 UT. Dist: 45.33 LD. Size: 39-120 m. http://t.co/KowmAG5NZ6Asteroid 2014 TN17 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 19 at 05:07 UT). Dist: 47.84 LD. Size: 90-280 m. http://t.co/tjsqV5D6x2
10/19
2014
Scouting SETI locale for next week's Asteroid Hackathon @MinorPlanetCtr @SETIInstitute @spacegambit @furtherbydesign http://t.co/M8SlI06bYt
Retweeted by Minor Planet CenterAsteroid 2014 UR discovered. Flyby Oct 18 at 11:49 UT. Dist: 2.90 LD. Size: 10-33 m. http://t.co/wQjmAwcJ41Asteroid 2014 TV flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 18 at 11:41 UT). Dist: 4.47 LD. Size: 24-75 m. http://t.co/djAgWn0rD9
10/18
2014
Asteroid 2014 SU1 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 18 at 00:23 UT). Dist: 13.68 LD. Size: 17-54 m. http://t.co/XMz1Wq6p2oAsteroid 2014 SN260 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 17 at 08:24 UT). Dist: 25.95 LD. Size: 24-75 m. http://t.co/E4vTRo1GII
10/17
2014
Asteroid 2014 TP57 discovered. Flyby Oct 22 at 16:32 UT. Dist: 8.25 LD. Size: 9-31 m. http://t.co/hqb2P1CM1d.@augustmuench Indeed! How often do you get to say "asteroid hackathon", huh? :-)...and here's the pic! @AmyMainzer @WISE_Mission @NasaNEOCam http://t.co/s9Ut3iH9QE.@NasaNEOCam, the future of Near Earth Asteroid discovery from space? Yes! says @AmyMainzer. http://t.co/kPqKHXEnvI.@AmyMainzer and @WISE_Mission took 6 days after telescope reactivation in 2013 to discover 1st new #NEO. Slackers....@AmyMainzer starts her CfA colloquium talk. We suspect she's going to mention @WISE_Mission :-)Still time to sign up for a chance to hack MPC data and win some prizes (w/ @EchoUser @SpaceGambit @FurtherByDesign) http://t.co/hQJvvhmb6yDid you miss the @PBS @MAKERSwomen special about women in space? Watch it here: http://t.co/p8DswCqBgl @WomenNASA http://t.co/aetCtb2q9p
Retweeted by Minor Planet Center.@redfive2013 They might still find a *small* one (fingers crossed!) @ESA_Rosetta @apodAsteroid 2014 TC36 discovered. Flyby Oct 14 at 18:58 UT. Dist: 13.39 LD. Size: 18-57 m. http://t.co/eYPFQFk8R5Worthy of a Stanley Kubrick movie still, @ESA_Rosetta's selfie with Comet #67P in the background (via @APOD) http://t.co/G57jfyfC0k.@Blackprojects We will go out with a BANG, not a whimper... ;-)
10/16
2014
Asteroid 2014 TT35 discovered. Flyby Oct 22 at 02:06 UT. Dist: 6.90 LD. Size: 12-39 m. http://t.co/k36f9KcINQAsteroid 2014 SL260 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 15 at 22:16 UT). Dist: 32.28 LD. Size: 23-71 m. http://t.co/adJ4yOLmNlThe MPC building experienced another power failure this morning. Stay tuned...
10/15
2014
MPC web systems are slowly coming back online after unscheduled power outage a few hours ago. Thanks for your patience!@QUaNTRoN_X Errr... Blinking right back at you. Is it a secret type of blink? @ProfBrianCox
10/14
2014
Asteroid 2013 BR27 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 13 at 08:15 UT). Dist: 45.69 LD. Size: 5-16 m. http://t.co/7O21gtlSzY
10/13
2014
Asteroid 2014 SD304 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 12 at 21:12 UT). Dist: 26.89 LD. Size: 18-57 m. http://t.co/u4C2gkrHFqAsteroid 2014 TJ17 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 12 at 17:16 UT). Dist: 14.67 LD. Size: 20-62 m. http://t.co/eIBhCNbGpC
10/12
2014
Asteroid 2010 FV9 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 11 at 20:20 UT). Dist: 8.67 LD. Size: 16-49 m. http://t.co/zpm31nfnCgAsteroid 2014 TJ33 discovered. Flyby Nov 7 at 10:00 UT. Dist: 15.64 LD. Size: 49-160 m. http://t.co/oKr9UG2ZQoAsteroid 2014 TR flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 11 at 14:35 UT). Dist: 9.85 LD. Size: 6-22 m. http://t.co/jnJEy3u4y0
10/11
2014
Asteroid 2014 SC304 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 11 at 03:49 UT). Dist: 48.93 LD. Size: 43-140 m. http://t.co/WLh1KixfeVLearn about the #MarsComet, Comet Siding Spring, as it has a close encounter with Mars [video] http://t.co/6CIxXfqJIF http://t.co/2jB4G3diZw
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10/10
2014
Asteroid 2014 TT flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 10 at 04:31 UT). Dist: 35.31 LD. Size: 17-54 m. http://t.co/5Rj6sarVRPAsteroid 2012 KY3 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 10 at 03:12 UT). Dist: 19.65 LD. Size: 0.4-1.2 km. http://t.co/ykPvueJ1QZAsteroid 2011 TB4 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 9 at 21:44 UT). Dist: 4.86 LD. Size: 16-49 m. http://t.co/w8PyPDOdnC.@amymainzer Good find! But is it "dark" as coal, asphalt, wet earth, the soul of @OzzyOsbourne?Padma Yanamandra-Fisher now talking about the importnat contributions amateurs make to Siding Spring observations http://t.co/2bOIErOhE0
Retweeted by Minor Planet CenterCongrats to Mohammad Alon from #Philippines for winning @SGAC's contest which is naming Asteroid 1982XB, "Anagolay" http://t.co/XO0M23I9bn
Retweeted by Minor Planet Center.@kalopinslegacy Not so obvious from our end. You need some strong evidence for those claims...
10/9
2014
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