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INCOMING!, Detection and observation of Earth-approaching asteroids.
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post Oct 8 2008, 06:38 AM
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No images/video after more than 24 hours. I guess it means none took any shot of the event? mad.gif
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post Oct 8 2008, 10:36 AM
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Other than the webcam images in the German forum and this press article, nothing special I'm afraid...
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2008/10/08/2385111.htm
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post Oct 8 2008, 02:09 PM
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I found some guys who actually have SEEN the object!
http://www.chileastro.com/?p=329

RAW data (???): http://www.christen-eagle.com/slooh/2008_tc3/index.htm

Slooh forum: http://forum.slooh.com/

Slooh blog post on 2008 TC£ with links: http://www.slooh.com/blog/2008-tc3-a-serendipitous-event/

2 hours before atmosphere entry:


Slooh forum thread about raw data: http://forum.slooh.com/viewtopic.php?t=593...&highlight=

Slooh forum thread with images: http://forum.slooh.com/viewtopic.php?t=593...&highlight=

00:40 animation:
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post Oct 8 2008, 02:43 PM
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Standalone Windows .fit viewer:
http://www.nrao.edu/software/fitsview/fvwin.html

But I can't find .fit data around impact time! They end at 02.15!!

And I can't understand how to register to those forums...???
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post Oct 8 2008, 06:26 PM
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Meteosat 8 catched it! (see SpaceWeather.com)



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post Oct 8 2008, 06:33 PM
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Nice! I was hoping some satellite would catch it or at least the infrared afterglow.


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post Oct 9 2008, 10:37 AM
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Another processed image of Meteosat http://www.eumetsat.int/groups/public/docu...teroid_2008.jpg


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post Oct 9 2008, 01:04 PM
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Another incoming?!?
http://remanzacco.blogspot.com/2008/10/fly...eroid-2008.html
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post Oct 9 2008, 01:06 PM
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2008 TC3 just 1 hour before reentry, while entering Earth shadow:
http://www.minorplanets.org/OLS/2008_TC3/


Another picture before impact, from Canaries islands:
http://www.inaf.it/news_cartella/asteroide-2008-tc3-tng
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post Oct 9 2008, 01:06 PM
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QUOTE (jumpjack @ Oct 9 2008, 02:04 PM) *
Another incoming?!?



Errr, NO. Very no.

"008 QS11 (classified as an Apollo-type NEO) will reach on 02 October 2008 the minimum distance from Earth (0.02767 A.U.) "

That's about 4 million km, or 10 times the earth-moon distance.
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post Oct 9 2008, 01:21 PM
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Full inline quote removed - Admin

according to an italian forum, MAYBE a page appeared on NASA site predicting a 1:79 chance to hit Earth (or enter atmosphere??), but page would be no more visible...

But actually I think somebody thaught that "REMOVED" from risk list means "HIDDEN", although it means "NO MORE RISKFUL"...
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post Oct 9 2008, 06:09 PM
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True video of 2008 TC3 ??? ??? ??? huh.gif

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPWqB5Zo53M...feature=related

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post Oct 9 2008, 06:12 PM
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QUOTE (PhilCo126 @ Oct 9 2008, 08:09 PM) *
True video of 2008 TC3 ??? ??? ??? huh.gif

I don't buy it.


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post Oct 9 2008, 06:14 PM
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Nor do I - that's just your average meteor streak.
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post Oct 9 2008, 07:53 PM
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on the NIGHT OF entry I was looking at random youtube videos of meteorites and this was on there as another video name then. So, def fake.
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