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A rock floats by Earth Tuesday

12 Oct 2010, 13:57 UTC
A rock floats by Earth Tuesday
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PASADENA, Calif. – A small asteroid will fly past Earth early Tuesday within the Earth-moon system. The asteroid, 2010 TD54, will have its closest approach to Earth’s surface at an altitude of about 45,000 kilometers (27,960 miles) at 6:50 EDT a.m. (3:50 a.m. PDT). At that time, the asteroid will be over southeastern Asia in [...]

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