Wednesday / 4 April 2012

Many MiniMoons

Image Credit: UH IFA

Earth Usually Has More Than One Moon Say Researchers From University Of Helsinki, Paris Observatory, University Of Hawai`i; Supercomputer Calculations Show That At Any Given Time At Least 1 Asteroid Is Orbiting Earth In Complex Twisting Path; MiniMoons Usually About 1m Diameter, Orbit For About 9 Months, Although Some Could Be Up To 100m, Orbit For Decades