2000 foot wide Skull-faced asteroid streaks by Earth on Halloween


Truth stranger than fiction

(INTELLIHUB) — A 2000 foot wide asteroid named 2015 TB145 will safely pass Earth by a distance of 302,000 miles, which is slightly further than one moon distance, Saturday at 1 p.m. GMT.

One of NASA’s telescope facilities in Hawaii that observed the object has found its likely a “dead comet.”

And just to make matters more interesting for the epic Halloween passing, NASA images show the object to be ‘skull-faced.’

Additional Sources:

Dead comet with skull face to hurtle by Earth on Halloween — Yahoo News

The Halloween ‘asteroid’ skimming past Earth today is probably a dead comet — Washington Post

Via Intellihub


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