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=/\= earth "trojan" asteroid found! and it is in L4
« on: July 27, 2011, 05:00:36 pm »
this asteroid was just discovered with the WISE satellite program and leads the earth around it's orbit of the sun in the Lagrange 4 position and is very small (300meters) and so far is just called 2010 TK7. amazing that this was found at all! well now we have a trojan asteroid on earth!
 read about it here: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2011/07/27/wise-finds-the-very-first-earth-trojan-asteroid/
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