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The 50m wide asteroid BJ19377 has flown only 300,000 miles  above the Earth today.

BJ19377 =  2008 ED8 

Date__(UT)__HR:MN     R.A._(ICRF/J2000.0)_DEC  APmag 
2008-Mar-10 00:00 10 00 57.14 +03 19 24.2 13.10
2008-Mar-11 00:00 14 35 37.20 +16 00 47.0 14.32
2008-Mar-12 00:00 16 17 31.04 +15 39 41.5 16.36
2008-Mar-13 00:00 16 52 12.56 +14 51 04.7 17.52
2008-Mar-14 00:00 17 08 49.35 +14 20 22.9 18.28
2008-Mar-15 00:00 17 18 27.73 +14 00 16.9 18.84
2008-Mar-16 00:00 17 24 43.93 +13 46 13.9 19.27
2008-Mar-17 00:00 17 29 07.61 +13 35 52.1 19.62
2008-Mar-18 00:00 17 32 22.36 +13 27 54.4 19.91
2008-Mar-19 00:00 17 34 51.78 +13 21 35.7 20.16


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Orbital elements:
BJ19377
Perihelion 2008 Mar 11.674505 TT = 16:11:17 (JD 2454537.174505)
Epoch 2008 Mar 1.0 TT = JDT 2454526.5 Earth MOID: 0.0036
M 356.824 (2000.0) P Q
n 0.297455 Peri. 1.809 -0.989407 -0.143196
a 2.222565 Node 169.863 0.131428 -0.953328
e 0.55156 Incl. 7.781 0.061641 -0.265817
P 3.31 H 24.6 G 0.15 q 0.996679 Q 3.448451
From 17 observations 2008 Mar. 8-8 (16.7 hr); RMS error 0.801 arcseconds

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Another NEO provisionally named "BJ19377" that has a similar orbit to NEO 2008 EZ7 is to make a close flyby of the Earth.
2008 March 09,  13 UT: Position(2000):  R.A. = 08 35 20.1, Dec. = -03 18 22, V = 14.6


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2008 EZ7
Earth Impact Table
Date Distance Width Sigma
Impact
Sigma
LOV
Stretch
LOV
Impact
Probability
Impact
Energy
Palermo
Scale
Torino
Scale
YYYY-MM-DD.DD (rEarth) (rEarth)

(rEarth)
(MT)

2086-03-09.41 0.17 0.00e+00 0.000 3.31449 3.46e+05 9.3e-09 9.39e-02 -9.22 0

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A near earth asteroid (NEO) 8E4BDB1 is predicted to make a close flyby of the Earth; passing at a distance  of only 0.00108 AU (about 0.6 LD),  at about 9:04 UT on Sunday, 9 March.
The NEO will reach magnitude 12.6 and be observable from Europe and the Americas.

H=26.7
8E4BDB1 = 2008 EZ7


MPEC 2008-E67

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