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Managing worldwide observations of asteroids and comets, calculating their orbits and if they pose a threat to planet Earth! Terms: http://t.co/9YgOuzYNOy

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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
Asteroid 2014 SM142 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 8 at 19:15 UT). Dist: 47.18 LD. Size: 59-190 m. http://t.co/VTqXV7fBwk
10/8
2014
Asteroid (68267) flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 7 at 00:29 UT). Dist: 35.52 LD. Size: 0.8-2.6 km. http://t.co/LRFucPBe6S.@kalopinslegacy Magnetic field measurements have not revealed any specific signature related to impact structures: http://t.co/Ign6BG6PUq.@DJSnM We were like "now he's going to mention us. No, now. Wait, wait, NOW! No, OK, any moment now...." Then we made a sad at the end :-DAsteroid 2012 UV136 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 6 at 16:22 UT). Dist: 38.83 LD. Size: 15-47 m. http://t.co/fMXfjFBZtVNice explanation by @DJSnM of how #asteroids are discovered. But he forgot to mention the @MinorPlanetCtr!!! Dude... http://t.co/dJnqdVgpK5@kalopinslegacy Moon hitting the Mediterranean 13k yrs ago? Ummm nope, don't think so. No evidence that Hudson Bay is impact related either.
10/6
2014
Asteroid 2014 SB145 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 6 at 02:40 UT). Dist: 4.40 LD. Size: 10-33 m. http://t.co/Ri0hRVVnSeAsteroid 2014 TM flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 5 at 15:44 UT). Dist: 4.48 LD. Size: 11-34 m. http://t.co/MJArDqn3CA
10/5
2014
Asteroid 2014 TN17 discovered. Flyby Oct 19 at 05:04 UT. Dist: 47.29 LD. Size: 94-300 m. http://t.co/jSGvV6dIAcAsteroid 2014 SF304 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 5 at 02:10 UT). Dist: 1.95 LD. Size: 6-21 m. http://t.co/P8MjnNWwlyAsteroid 2014 TL17 discovered. Flyby Nov 1 at 20:43 UT. Dist: 19.53 LD. Size: 54-170 m. http://t.co/V36zjaoszIAsteroid 2012 HN1 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 4 at 22:41 UT). Dist: 33.12 LD. Size: 7-24 m. http://t.co/Hh6i089ULoAsteroid 2014 TJ17 discovered. Flyby Oct 12 at 17:16 UT. Dist: 14.66 LD. Size: 21-65 m. http://t.co/auwOjglJDHAsteroid 2012 TS flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 4 at 19:42 UT). Dist: 40.34 LD. Size: 130-410 m. http://t.co/S4Uk8kbg9H
10/4
2014
Asteroid 2011 PT flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 3 at 22:53 UT). Dist: 17.68 LD. Size: 31-99 m. http://t.co/GN6ymDU0iKAsteroid 2014 SX261 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 3 at 22:51 UT). Dist: 8.96 LD. Size: 65-210 m. http://t.co/NnhjBDAccbAsteroid 2014 SU261 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 3 at 16:00 UT). Dist: 21.59 LD. Size: 49-160 m. http://t.co/EfTmRVA5UtAsteroid 2014 TW discovered. Flyby Oct 2 at 10:47 UT. Dist: 14.10 LD. Size: 11-34 m. http://t.co/FACmIg8s4JAsteroid 2014 TV discovered. Flyby Oct 18 at 06:38 UT. Dist: 4.39 LD. Size: 26-82 m. http://t.co/nW4A4Ce3A7Asteroid 2014 TT discovered. Flyby Oct 10 at 04:31 UT. Dist: 35.31 LD. Size: 17-54 m. http://t.co/MmuZRIP8vXAsteroid 2014 TR discovered. Flyby Oct 11 at 14:35 UT. Dist: 9.85 LD. Size: 6-22 m. http://t.co/PSzdHmACTb
10/3
2014
Asteroid 2011 TB4 reobserved. Flyby Oct 9 at 21:44 UT. Dist: 4.86 LD. Size: 16-49 m. http://t.co/qXgq3ZqRqpAsteroid 2014 TM discovered. Flyby Oct 5 at 15:43 UT. Dist: 4.46 LD. Size: 11-34 m. http://t.co/8bcK3adWeEAsteroid 2014 TL discovered. Flyby Oct 1 at 15:53 UT. Dist: 0.26 LD (0.25 LD from Earth surface). Size: 5-18 m. http://t.co/wEA3Vq8lQSLong but excellent article on the recent ASTEROIDS Act Congressional hearing (via @tsr): http://t.co/6qiNP4ycmoAsteroid 2014 TC discovered. Flyby Oct 3 at 11:23 UT. Dist: 5.99 LD. Size: 11-34 m. http://t.co/5AY0O565IlAsteroid 2014 TB discovered. Flyby Oct 1 at 19:39 UT. Dist: 5.78 LD. Size: 4-14 m. http://t.co/7a9JDnfBFiAsteroid 2014 SC324 discovered. Flyby Oct 22 at 11:41 UT. Dist: 1.13 LD. Size: 28-90 m. http://t.co/WryPDuDe4L
10/2
2014
Asteroid 2012 SL50 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 1 at 22:22 UT). Dist: 11.79 LD. Size: 9-31 m. http://t.co/Nt5HtOU6RvAsteroid 2014 SF304 discovered. Flyby Oct 5 at 02:12 UT. Dist: 1.95 LD. Size: 5-19 m. http://t.co/nKfMDkkbuxAsteroid 2014 HR178 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Oct 1 at 13:00 UT). Dist: 22.01 LD. Size: 190-590 m. http://t.co/761CjQyPPm
10/1
2014
Asteroid 2014 SD304 discovered. Flyby Oct 12 at 06:59 UT. Dist: 28.67 LD. Size: 26-82 m. http://t.co/qWv73dYvjiAsteroid 2014 SC304 discovered. Flyby Oct 11 at 04:12 UT. Dist: 49.09 LD. Size: 45-140 m. http://t.co/QiA6rolONN
9/30
2014
Asteroid 2014 SZ144 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Sep 29 at 21:09 UT). Dist: 3.89 LD. Size: 16-52 m. http://t.co/GCb4V3KHjEAsteroid 2014 SH224 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Sep 29 at 16:44 UT). Dist: 2.26 LD. Size: 11-36 m. http://t.co/PqBhLye31HAsteroid 2014 SS143 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Sep 29 at 07:42 UT). Dist: 3.61 LD. Size: 7-24 m. http://t.co/LHDG6QbpV0
9/29
2014
Asteroid 2014 SS260 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Sep 28 at 19:49 UT). Dist: 2.79 LD. Size: 9-28 m. http://t.co/Yuv1joHRZi
9/28
2014
Asteroid 2014 SX261 discovered. Flyby Oct 3 at 22:50 UT. Dist: 8.95 LD. Size: 68-220 m. http://t.co/i4OVkoljicAsteroid 2014 SV261 discovered. Flyby Sep 27 at 16:58 UT. Dist: 37.41 LD. Size: 41-130 m. http://t.co/XjxOZIWM19Asteroid 2014 SU261 discovered. Flyby Oct 3 at 16:00 UT. Dist: 21.63 LD. Size: 52-160 m. http://t.co/t8ByEw24HgAsteroid 2014 SS261 discovered. Flyby Sep 28 at 09:53 UT. Dist: 6.36 LD. Size: 11-34 m. http://t.co/HRvSlIjS6g
9/27
2014
Asteroid 2007 DL41 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Sep 27 at 03:50 UT). Dist: 18.45 LD. Size: 140-450 m. http://t.co/A8MIPgurli.@astropuckett @sondy Also, blame history and the good old days when only a handful of comets were discovered each year..@BadPhysics It would certainly save the IAU a lot of work :-D @weatherchannel.@astropuckett We enforce asteroid designation rules. For asteroid naming contact IAU's CSBN and for comet naming contact CBAT. #LetterSoup
9/26
2014
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