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        • 7 Minutes of Terrorplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_big7 Minutes of Terror

          [7 mins of terror]It takes seven minutes for a vehicles to descend through the Martian atmosphere to the surface. The distance between Earth and Mars is always greater than seven light minutes when these landings take place, so by the time Earth gets the message that the vehicles has made contact with the atmosphere, it is already on the ground. Hopefully in one piece.
        • Mission Statusplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigMission Status

          Perserverance has now landed successfully, and the clock is now counting mission time.

          Watch this page for updated information as we move beyond landing

          The rover landed about a kilometre off-centre of its landing zone, and about 2km from the base of the cliffs at the edge of the silt fan (part of the influx delta complex).
      • Contactplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigContact

        If you have a burning desire to contact me, use the discussion form below. Anything you say remains private between you and me.
      • Cookie Policy & GDPRplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigCookie Policy & GDPR

        There are NO tracking cookies on this site!

        The Cookie policy is straightforward. This site only uses cookies that are required to make your experience of using this site better, and only uses session cookies (see exceptions below). Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser.
      • Downloadsplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigDownloads

        Orbital Calculator Current Version This is a portable application, meaning there is no installer. Just unzip into a folder and run the executable. Since it is portable, it can be run from a USB stick.

        A full description and a list of the features are available
      • International Space Stationplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigInternational Space Station

        This page has a portal through which you can view the current location of the International Space Station, updating in real-time. The tracker itself comes from the European Space Agency (ESA).

        There is also a handy link to get email notifications direct from NASA when the ISS is visible in your night sky.
      • Mars Mission Locatorplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigMars Mission Locator

        [Mars Missions] The location of all the missions that have gone to Mars can be confusing when you don't know where they went. Many missions never made it to the surface successfully, or had a malfunction that prevented them from working properly. Some of the landers introduced themselves to the surface with a little too much vigour. Others sailed on past Mars never to be seen again.
      • Mars Weather Reportsplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigMars Weather Reports

        These reports are provided by NASA's InSight lander in the south-west corner of Elysium Planitia. Daily readings are usually a couple of days behind reality.

        This page is updated as new data is detected.

        Last update: 13:35 Thu. Dec 30th, 2021 GMT
      • NASA Image of the Dayplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigNASA Image of the Day

        Date: Sun 16th January, 2022

        Title: A Retreating Thunderstorm at Sunset

        What type of cloud is that? This retreating cumulonimbus cloud, more commonly called a thundercloud, is somewhat unusual as it contains the unusual bumpiness of a mammatus cloud on the near end, while simultaneously producing falling rain on the far end. Taken in mid-2013 in southern Alberta, Canada, the cloud is moving to the east, into the distance, as the sun sets in the west, behind the camera.…
      • Near Earth Objectsplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigNear Earth Objects

        The following data is reproduced from the NASA NEO (Near Earth Object) database, and is updated daily. Each record represents an object such as an asteroid or comet, and notes the date and approximate time the object is closest to the Earth as it passes by. The data is refreshed daily covering the period displayed on this page.
      • Perseverance Roverplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigPerseverance Rover

        Perseverance has launched succesfully and the clock is now counting flight and ETA time. It is due to land on Mars on (times and countdown timer based on NASA's timer):

        * Feb 18th 2021. * * * * * * *
      • Rules on Reviewingplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigRules on Reviewing

        First off, you should know I only have a limited amount of time, so I can't review a hundred novels at once. Sorry, but that's basic physics for you. If I agree to review your novel, you may have to wait a while for me to get around to it, and then I'll need time to read it. I only review hard copies.
        • A Keen Interest In Marsplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigA Keen Interest In Mars

          [MOLA globe of Mars]You may have noticed from pages such as the Mars Weather Report page, that I have a keen interest in Mars, Martian weather, and the InSight lander.

          Mars itself, and the incredible science we are doing there is of course a fascination in and of itself. However, my interest goes deeper than that. My latest novel (at the time this article was written - March 2019) is about the exploration of Mars. NASA have provided a wealth of data and information for …
        • A New Siteplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigA New Site

          Yup, the old site was as ugly as sin and to find a blog entry you had to scroll through the feed or take your chances with the search option.

          This new site is just as easy to maintain, has extensive search capabilities, and both orders and structures the entries. Not only does this make it easier for you to find stuff, it encourages you to browse around. It's not as ugly either.
        • Astronomer's Nightmareplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigAstronomer's Nightmare

          Satellites offer such huge benefits, including communications, taking the internet where it wouldn't otherwise be feasible, monitoring our weather and sea-level changes, GPS etc. etc. We shouldn't forget spying (um, military intelligence) either, because despite its sordid nature, it is important. At least, some people think so.
        • Getting To Marsplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigGetting To Mars

          [Mars] Edit: updated to include

          There are multiple ways to get to Mars, and each has pros and cons. The one thing they all have in common is orbital mechanics. Some options can get to Mars in a short period of time, while others could take up to a year. Some are better suited for robotic missions, others for crewed missions. This article takes a look at the problems of getting to Mars (and getting back) and what options are available.
        • How do I Calculate Distance from Period?plugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigHow do I Calculate Distance from Period?

          I've been asked how Orbital Calculator can calculate the distance an object is from a gravitational mass, using just its period (the time it takes to complete an orbit). The technique is relatively simple, so I'll explain it.
        • NASA Boarding Passplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigNASA Boarding Pass

          I took the plunge and got my NASA boarding pass for the Mars 2020 Rover mission.

          [NASA Boarding pass for Mars 2020 Mission]

          Get yours here: NASA Website SEND YOUR NAME TO MARS
        • NASA Receives 2 Emmy Awardsplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigNASA Receives 2 Emmy Awards

          NASA recently won (14th-15th Sept 2019) two Emmy's for interactive content. Aside from the obvious achievements of winning the awards, there is something else going on here that should be recognised and encouraged. Awards, of course, are intended to recognise, encourage and promote excellence, but I'm talking about NASA not only reaching out to the public, but interactively engaging them.
        • Orbital Calculator v1.0.0.5 Updateplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigOrbital Calculator v1.0.0.5 Update

          You can now calculate distance from a gravitational mass using the orbital period. The image above shows a calculation for Mars which has a 687 day year.

          I've allowed the use of tokens to identify time components to make it easy to use. The examples shown in the image should explain how it works.
        • Orbital Shenanigansplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigOrbital Shenanigans

          [MOLA map of Mars coloured by elevation]

          Edited: 2019-03-14

          Sometimes when you do some research – actually, quite often – you find out some really interesting stuff and end up changing your mind. In my story, I had some people on the ground on Mars, and wanted a spacecraft in a geostationary orbit above them to give them communications between them at all times. Just for info, when talking about geostationary orbits, the accepted term for Mars is aerostationary. I’ll use g…
        • Adjustment to Mars Clocksplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigAdjustment to Mars Clocks

          [Martian clock showing time at the prime meridian] The Martian clocks (keeping Martian time) on the Mars Weather page also display the L (pron. ell sub ess) - a way of describing where the planet is in its orbit, and the displacement of the sun in the sky at midday. I noticed the value for this was out by some distance, and after pondering the problem (and the code) for a while, the penny dropped.
        • Another Dayplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigAnother Day

          A busy day today. I had an interview for a job today, so fingers crossed. Orbital Calculator got some attention too: I added the ability to have escape velocities output in km, metres or miles (per second) in the Gravity and Motion calculations - previously, output was just in km/s. I've tested and compiled and tested again, and I'll zip up the various releases and upload them to this site tomorrow (actually, later today - it's nearly 3am!).
        • Automatic Weather Updatesplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigAutomatic Weather Updates

          The Mars Weather page is now 99.99% automatic, with rebuilds regularly throughout the day. The 0.001% that's not automated? Once a week I have to update the image that shows the relative positions of the inner planets. I think I can manage that
        • Hogfather Update 2plugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigHogfather Update 2

          The Website will be down for a short period Sun, Aug 2nd 2020 while the site is upgraded

          I shall be taking the site down for a while on Sun, Aug 2nd 2020, while i perform the upgrade. Although I have a local copy of the website, I also do a bit of experimentation on it, so the two are not perfectly synchronised, so I'll have to make a backup of the site and download it first. It'll actually take longer to do that than perform the update. It should all be over in less than tw…
        • Info Reportplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigInfo Report

          N.B. This page gets bumped every now and again when new info is added.

          I've been pruning some of the stale articles and blog posts. If anything is broken, please let me know.
        • Mars July 2020plugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigMars July 2020

          It's mid-July now, and temperatures at the InSight lander's location on Mars (south-west corner of Elysium in the northern hemisphere) are teetering on the edge and about to fall. At the end of the month - July 30th - NASA's Perseverance rover (formerly known as the Mars 2020 rover) gets its first launch opportunity. It had previously been scheduled to launch two weeks earlier but, you know, things happened.
        • Mars Solar Conjunctionplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigMars Solar Conjunction

          This page is currently ACTIVE for 2021 conjunction

          Mars is heading for a solar conjunction, which in layman's terms means it's on the opposite side of the sun from the Earth. For a short period, no commands will be sent to the Mars spacecraft (which includes landers and rovers) since the sun's corona could corrupt those commands and result in unintended actions, disablement of the spacecraft or worse.
        • Mars Weather Data Flows Againplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigMars Weather Data Flows Again

          It appears that after a long hiatus, Mars Weather data is flowing again.
        • Mars Weather Page Updateplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigMars Weather Page Update

          [Temperature over time] I've updated the format of the Temperature Over Time chart on the Mars Weather page to make it more readable. The sol numbers were overlapping each other, despite being broken into two rows. The chart is now interactive, in that you can use your mouse (or other pointing device) to select a position on one of the temperature graphs, and the sol number will be displayed at the bottom.
        • News 11th Feb 2021plugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigNews 11th Feb 2021

          My internet connection has now been established in my new home, and the Raspberry Pi's are working their hearts out to update the pages containing NASA data. There is a brief period that Mars Weather data is temporarily lost (I assume I'll be able to recover it when the data is next uploaded to the PDS repository in about 6 months time).
        • News 15th Jan 2021plugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigNews 15th Jan 2021

          Mars

          As the Perseverance Rover approaches Mars, NASA mysteriously remove the countdown clock to the landing. Fear not, the countdown clocks on this site are still working: Perseverance Rover. Note that after the landing, the page will reflect the current mission time and other data made available.
        • Orbital Calculator 2.0.7 Releasedplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigOrbital Calculator 2.0.7 Released

          This is a maintenance update. see Release Notes for details.
        • Orbital Calculator v2.0.6 Releasedplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigOrbital Calculator v2.0.6 Released

          [Orbital Calculator v2.0.6] Four major new functions for acceleration and gravity and a few tweaks under the hood. New functions include: Constant Velocity, Free-Fall, N-Body Centre of Gravity (in 3D space) and Distance/Speed/Time.

          These powerful functions allow you to calculate speed as a constant, as constant acceleration or as increasing acceleration, as well as determine the common centre of gravity of any number of astronomical or artificial space-born o…
        • Pi Zero Planplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigPi Zero Plan

          I've been wondering what to do with my Raspberry Pi Zero, and didn't think I'd come up with an idea for a few months. Like most things, it's not necessarily a good idea to go looking for a use for it: wait until a use suggests itself.
        • Raw Weather Dataplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigRaw Weather Data

          I have (at last) managed to get hold of all the Mars Weather data that's been missing from my dataset. In fact, I've got hold of so much (over 110Gb) that it's going to take some processing - it bears little resemblance to the data I currently fetch. I need a plan.
        • Scatter Graphplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigScatter Graph

          I've added a scatter graph to the Near Earth Object page, to show when objects are at closest approach and at what distance.
        • Site Softwareplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigSite Software

          Some people have expressed an interest in what software I use for this site. It's built around DokuWiki with some extensions to make it work like a blog, keep it transparent (all the articles and entries are visible in the treeview menu) and to spruce things up - such as the auto-tooltip which displays the first part of a page when the user mouses over an internal link (this also works in the top-bar menu). Some extensions make administering the site easier, such as moving articl…
        • Site Statisticsplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigSite Statistics

          For the last year I've been using a plugin for my site that generates a statistics page, through which I can keep an eye on how well the site is doing. A couple of days ago, it stopped working. After a bit of analysis I discovered the data structures it was creating in memory had consumed too much of said memory and my hosting service had auto-assassinated it.
        • Updatesplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigUpdates

          The physical Martian clock... I have to come up with a better name for it than that. PiMars! Yup, I like that. The PiMars clock was up and running and displaying data at a crucial time. It was just a couple of hours before the end of the day at the InSight location, and as luck would have it, I had it display time at that place.
        • Weather Page Updateplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigWeather Page Update

          Mon Aug 10, 2020

          I've made some updates to the Mars Weather page.

          * Bugfix to Wind direction chart to correctly show most common wind direction and sample count * Smoothed the max/min data lines in the Temperature over Time chart so anomolies don't distort the location of the lines
          • Pi-Mars Installationplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigPi-Mars Installation

            You require an RPIv2 or later (to use the SmartiPi Touch 2 case, you require an RPI4). It will not run on an RPI1 or an RPI-Zero. This installation and configuration guide assumes you have installed an operating system on your Pi and can login either directly (with a keyboard/monitor attached to the Pi) or indirectly through SSH or VNC across a network.
          • Pi-Mars v1.1plugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigPi-Mars v1.1

            Pi-Mars is a clock for the Raspberry Pi, that tells the time anywhere on Mars. It has options to nominate ad-hoc locations, pre-selected locations and sites of the various missions that made it to the Martian surface. It is skinnable and highly configurable.
          • SmartSuitplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigSmartSuit

            SmartSuit: A Hybrid, Intelligent, and Highly Mobile EVA Spacesuit for Next Generation Exploration Missions

            Developer: Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station

            I think the title says it all, but just in case it wasn't crystal clear, this is what they have to say about it:
          • THE MOST Space Telescopeplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigTHE MOST Space Telescope

            [Disambiguation: this page is about The High Étendue Multiple Object Spectrographic Telescope, not Canada's MOST space telescope]

            Few telescopes can honestly say they've reinvented the concept, yet THE MOST certainly has. It works on a surprisingly old principle, by passing light through two prisms. As Isaac Newton demonstrated, this first splits light into its constituent components, then recombines it back again.
        • Dragonfly to Explore Titanplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigDragonfly to Explore Titan

          Credits: NASA/JHU-APL Few worlds excite exoplanetary chemists like Titan, Saturn's enigmatic and largest moon. It is the second-largest moon in the solar system, and the only one known to have a dense atmosphere. As such, it is seen as an analogue to the early Earth, and therefore important in understanding how life might have evolved on our homeworld.
        • How Big Is The Universe?plugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigHow Big Is The Universe?

          [Hubble deep Field Image]

          I recently came across a youtube video explaining a method for multiplication that was quite different from long multiplication. To explain why this was so interesting, let’s first talk about long multiplication and what’s wrong with it, and then we'll calculate the size of the visible universe in centimeters.
        • Landing the Mars 2020 Rover Safelyplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigLanding the Mars 2020 Rover Safely

          Autonomous landings are always fraught with danger. One of the most dangerous terrains any landing might occur on is a boulder field. Not only would the impact of the landing on these hard objects be a threat, but the boulders are likely to be jagged too. Another threat are the steep cliffs of the crater - not falling off them (although that's a possibility), but crashing into them.
        • Magnetic Field Lines on a Galactic Scaleplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigMagnetic Field Lines on a Galactic Scale

          [Powerful magnetic fields are visible]

          The Cigar galaxy (M82) is already famous for the speed at which it creates new stars. The composite image shows the powerful magnetic field lines on a truly epic scale, wrapping around the entire galaxy. NASA's SOFIA observatory (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy - a converted Boeing 747) has shed light on what is happening.
        • Mysterious Starplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigMysterious Star

          Back in 2016, Tabetha Boyajian gave a TED talk about a star with nifty little name KIC 8462852. The Kepler space telescope had studied it and lots of other stars over the course of four years, but this one stood out.

          Also known as Tabby's Star, it is a main-sequence F-type star located in the constellation Cygnus, about 1,480 light-years from Earth. Its claim to fame of course, is that it was suggested that alien megastructures would explain the weird data that Kepler had recor…
        • NASA Got it Wrong - Oops!plugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigNASA Got it Wrong - Oops!

          It's not every day you get the chance to tell NASA they screwed up.

          I was reviewing the data I'd collected from NASA's Mars Weather page, and I noticed that the graphs they generated didn't match the summary data.

          For example, the summary data for Sol 169 shows the maximum temperature peaking at -17.6°C, while the graph for the same day showed the temperature never rising above -25°C.
        • To the Moon and Marsplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigTo the Moon and Mars

          [The Moon - watch out, here we come (again)!]NASA has outlined an aggressive timetable for an equally aggressive return to the Moon, with a view to making the Moon a waystation for trips to Mars. This requires the development of a whole slew of new technologies, as well as ramping up existing technologies and capabilities to whole new levels.
        • Calculate your Age and Weight on the Planetsplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigCalculate your Age and Weight on the Planets

          This little calculator allows you to calculate how old you would be on each of the planets in the solar system, and what your weight would be. If you have weight issues, don't look at the result for Jupiter!
        • DLCounter Pluginplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigDLCounter Plugin

          [screenshot]

          This download-counter plugin for DokuWiki enables you to keep track of the number of downloads of media files such as zip, gzip, tarballs and pdf's (your choice of media formats). This plugin has been developed and tested on “Greebo
        • DLCounter Plugin Bugtrackerplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigDLCounter Plugin Bugtracker

          If you have any issues with the plugin, leave a comment here.
        • Orbital Calculatorplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigOrbital Calculator

          I needed to calculate orbital characteristics for any orbit around any gravitational mass (because I write sci-fi stories), so I wrote this program because I'm a programmer and I'm too lazy to do it by hand all the time. The program has expanded over the last few years, sometimes from suggestions by other writers. I make it freely available and as simple to use as possible. It now has a list of functions as long as your arm (assuming you're not a tentacle user), and the numbe…
        • Orbital Calculator v2.x Release Notesplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigOrbital Calculator v2.x Release Notes

          This lists the important notes on each new release, explaining what has changed and what's new.

          See the Downloads page to download Orbital Calculator for various platforms. A full description of the product is available on the
        • Surface Gravity Calculatorplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigSurface Gravity Calculator

          Want to know what the surface gravity is on any celestial object? You just need to know it's mass in terms of Earth masses (e.g. Earth = 1, Venus = 0.815, Mars = 0.107 etc.) and it's radius. This calculator will do the rest.
      • Animal Farmplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigAnimal Farm

        As a writer, I love sitting at my computer and either writing my next novel, or working on the development phase - world-building, character creation, plot development etc. However, after 12 hours sitting at my desk I'm getting a bit uncomfortable and if I listen very carefully, I can hear the sofa's siren call
      • Animal Farm Part 2plugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigAnimal Farm Part 2

        In an earlier article I explained why using a wiki farm could be productive for someone who is on the move or likes to preserve previous versions of documents, and also for someone like me who uses multiple operating systems.

        It's worth noting too that collaborating becomes a lot easier using a wiki, and since the platform preserves old versions of each document, it provides a safety net too. That aside, I thought I'd share how this all works for the user.
      • Description or Teaser?plugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigDescription or Teaser?

        When you write the blurb that goes on the back of the book, should you write a description or a teaser? This article explores that question, explaining why each of them work and what their effects are, and why sometimes one is a better choice than the other.
      • Oh, The Facts!plugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigOh, The Facts!

        [Only the facts, ma'am]There was a litany that writers used to be told, but is rarely heard these days. If you've been a writer for more than ten years you will probably recall it: “Stick to the facts!”. Does that mean your story ends up a dry, soulless, sequential list of equally dry, soulless facts? Of course not.
      • Proper Paragraph Spacing and Indenting on Web Pagesplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigProper Paragraph Spacing and Indenting on Web Pages

        This is a short article on how to setup the correct CSS in order to replicate the paragraph spacing and indenting displayed in a book on your web pages. It will also enlarge and embolden the first character in the scene.
      • Self-Publishing Trapsplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigSelf-Publishing Traps

        Sometimes it's a while before I post a new book review. Usually this is because I've read some self-published novels that I don't want to review. When I post a review, I'm telling readers about a book I'd recommend. This is good for readers, and it's good for the authors who get the recommendation. I'm not out to harm someone's writing career - which can always be turned around in the future - and I'm certainly not the sort of pompous umm, donkey, that simply lets my mouth…
      • Smart but Dumb Aliensplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigSmart but Dumb Aliens

        We all know the problem, especially from video games and movies, where the super-smart aliens turn out to be really dumb. This is usually because the creator hasn't put much thought into it.

        So, you're creating a super-intelligent alien or species or civilisation for your short story or novel or whatever. How do you avoid the pitfalls of dumbing them down?
      • Story Structure (Hero's Journey)plugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigStory Structure (Hero's Journey)

        The Hero's Journey is an overlay for the 4-part story structure. See how they work in conjunction with the character arc.

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        Click on this image to review it, then click it again to see it full size

        Other Structures
      • The Climaxplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Climax

        Whether you work out what happens at the end of your story before you start writing, or discover what happens when you write the climactic scene, understanding why the scene is so important to the protagonist's story is critical to getting it right.
      • The Prophecyplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Prophecy

        [Myrddin]Prophecy is a common theme in fantasy, partly because it tugs on the strings that are entangled with mythos - somehow it just excites us - and partly because it is a huge convenience. Never underestimate the power of a single word. In all of writing, there are few words that are as powerful as
      • Voices in the Darkplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigVoices in the Dark

        A scene that is all dialogue and no action creates the dreaded “voices in the dark”. Perhaps they're at a conference table, or standing around talking things through before making a decision that will propel the story into its next phase.
          • Silvertongueplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigSilvertongue

            [Silvertongue]

            Silvertongue is the first in a series named “Remnants of Magic”, and both the title of the novel and the series become readily apparent in the first scene. Speaking of the first scene, it's a big one at 100 pages spanning eleven chapters, but don't let that put you off - it's one hell of a scene. The story kicks you straight into the action and that first scene is a long and continuous battle - and the poor protagonist (Jon) hasn't got a clue what's going on or why…
          • Beyond Falcon's Reachplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigBeyond Falcon's Reach

            Beyond Falcon's Reach by Jay Northearn, is a mish-mash of high fantasy, gothic-horror, steampunk and electropunk, with a dash of semi-intelligent machine-learning AI's thrown-in to boot. Yet for all of this, the world Northearn has created is homogenous and holistic - two watchwords I'll bang on about until the cows come home, to anyone who'll listen. Giving everything in your world a place and a reason for being there is something that every writer should always keep i…
        • The Bluffers Guide to the Quantum Universeplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigThe Bluffers Guide to the Quantum Universe

          [The Bluffers Guide to the Quantum Universe]

          The Bluffers Guide to the Quantum Universe is a very funny guide (read: hilarious) to things surrounding quantum mechanics. Who the major players were, how the major theories won out over each other... or didn't. Tons of interesting facts you can toss around at parties and make it look like you know what you're talking about when discussing anything to do with quantum theory, quantum mechanics, who was who…
          • Creation Machineplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigCreation Machine

            Andrew Bannister’s “Creation Machine” is the best novel I’ve read this year – and that’s saying something, I’ve read some of the best sci-fi novels from the last five years in the last ten months.

            The breadth and depth of his imagination is incredible. He’s created an entire artificial galaxy, given it character and taken us on a tour that is as exciting as it is varied.
          • Iron Godsplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigIron Gods

            Another novel of The Spin, and following on from Creation Machine, Iron Gods continues in much the same vein. There are intriguing and plausible characters, a spaceship AI that has had its lobotomy reversed, strange worlds and even stranger economic forces.
          • Stone Clockplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigStone Clock

            The third outing in The Spin series from acclaimed author Andrew Bannister, Stone Clock, has a dark edge to it. Already an accomplished writer, Bannister has taken things up a notch.

            His usual mélange of lucid and slightly demented imagination is in full force, and the array of modes of humour are all present and permeate the pages as if they’d been dipped in the stuff.
          • Hard-Boiled Wonderlandplugin-autotooltip__default plugin-autotooltip_bigHard-Boiled Wonderland

            [Hard-Boiled Wonderland]

            Chris Morton is a writer with a certain pedigree, having been shortlisted for a Guardian award, this story is his third novel and his first in science-fiction.

            It tells the story of a man (Maggie Flycatcher) who has almost certainly the most boring job in history: he's a lemon tree supervisor. The creative talent that can come up with such a pointless job is one that deserves some recognition, so it instantly grabbed my attention. Flycatcher's …
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Near Earth Objects

Image released into the public domain by Cynthia Stevens

The following data is reproduced from the NASA NEO (Near Earth Object) database, and is updated daily. Each record represents an object such as an asteroid or comet, and notes the date and approximate time the object is closest to the Earth as it passes by. The data is refreshed daily covering the period displayed on this page.

There are 4 tables and 2 graphs:

  1. 10 closest passing objects today->28 days ahead
  2. Objects passing by the Earth today
  3. Objects passing by in the next 28 days
  4. Objects that passed by in the last 7 days
  5. Graph for a 36-day period up 20 million km
  6. Graph for 15-day period up to 1 million kilometers

With each record, there is a link to a JPL page that offers more information on the object. Records are ordered by date and time. Distances are rounded to the nearest kilometre. Object diameters are in metres, and are averaged from current maximum and minimum estimates. Magnitude is absolute magnitude.

Last updated: Sun Jan 16th 00:00

Scatter Graphs

The graphs show time in the horizontal direction, and distance vertically. For the upper graph, the period is the same period as the data in the rest of this document: 36 days (the last 7 days, today and the next 28 days). Each grid square is 1 day wide and 1 million kilometres high. The graph shows any object that has or will pass within 20 million kilometres of Earth.

The lower graph focuses on a 7 day period on each side of the current date, and a distance limit of 1 million kilometres.

Close approach data for locations other than Earth have been filtered out.

Closest

Objects in this table are ordered by distance

Jan 16th 2022 - Feb 13th 2022
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Jan-17 21:56 (2022 AY6) 24 26.247 23 489,790
Jan-20 21:54 (2022 AE6) 33 25.596 11 1,807,812
Jan-18 21:51 7482 (1994 PC1) 2,097 16.560 20 1,981,470
Feb-04 21:16 (2022 AA) 51 24.620 4 2,541,566
Jan-28 13:48 (2022 AG6) 23 26.398 4 2,900,899
Jan-21 06:16 (2022 AX4) 26 26.097 7 3,025,195
Jan-16 07:00 (2022 AS5) 22 26.442 8 3,072,541
Jan-18 15:36 (2022 AW) 60 24.292 10 3,618,091
Jan-20 13:21 (2022 AB) 83 23.565 6 3,696,391
Jan-18 07:48 (2021 BA) 27 26.010 9 3,736,863

Today

Objects in this and the following tables are ordered by date, sub-ordered by time.

Today
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Jan-16 05:28 (2005 UE1) 25 26.200 5 32,333,120
Jan-16 07:00 (2022 AS5) 22 26.442 8 3,072,541
Jan-16 07:49 (2019 SF6) 25 26.220 7 56,170,502
Jan-16 07:53 (2015 YU7) 236 21.300 9 29,383,922
Jan-16 09:55 (2014 ME19) 298 20.800 11 51,255,097
Jan-16 10:17 (2019 RE3) 124 22.700 16 66,250,601
Jan-16 13:04 537829 (2015 XY378) 494 19.700 19 40,493,212
Jan-16 13:09 (2017 AH13) 247 21.200 19 21,882,436
Jan-16 14:07 (2015 DU) 21 26.600 12 59,387,477
Jan-16 20:44 (2019 BL) 39 25.200 11 32,114,136
Jan-16 22:03 (2017 FP91) 34 25.500 15 58,647,823

Looking Ahead

Next 28 Days
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Jan-17 01:26 (2021 UQ1) 264 21.060 12 23,953,018
Jan-17 03:08 (2022 AT4) 70 23.952 4 36,855,623
Jan-17 03:11 (2016 FP12) 33 25.600 8 59,462,625
Jan-17 03:21 (2018 KP1) 43 25.000 11 32,771,570
Jan-17 05:49 18882 (1999 YN4) 2,726 15.990 18 72,741,674
Jan-17 07:47 137108 (1999 AN10) 1,036 18.090 36 58,595,162
Jan-17 09:04 (2022 AA1) 129 22.623 13 16,660,806
Jan-17 14:13 (2021 RY5) 33 25.560 3 62,794,571
Jan-17 17:13 (2021 TR3) 35 25.430 8 51,335,117
Jan-17 17:34 (2022 AC2) 395 20.184 33 47,653,993
Jan-17 20:44 (2015 TY237) 216 21.500 26 47,763,990
Jan-17 21:56 (2022 AY6) 24 26.247 23 489,790
Jan-18 00:27 (2018 BM5) 15 27.300 8 8,553,061
Jan-18 07:48 (2021 BA) 27 26.010 9 3,736,863
Jan-18 07:51 (2016 WN7) 11 27.900 5 20,048,311
Jan-18 10:36 (2018 TD2) 22 26.500 17 70,594,775
Jan-18 15:36 (2022 AW) 60 24.292 10 3,618,091
Jan-18 16:38 (2022 AA6) 16 27.109 5 4,639,946
Jan-18 17:36 (2019 UP13) 86 23.500 12 68,116,856
Jan-18 17:50 (2016 CM194) 12 27.700 23 60,753,396
Jan-18 20:30 (2014 MV18) 78 23.700 15 60,484,508
Jan-18 21:11 (2022 AL5) 21 26.552 5 9,061,804
Jan-18 21:37 (2018 CW13) 430 20.000 24 19,095,731
Jan-18 21:51 7482 (1994 PC1) 2,097 16.560 20 1,981,470
Jan-18 23:07 (2021 AZ4) 220 21.460 22 73,704,225
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Jan-19 08:53 (2019 LW5) 36 25.400 7 66,674,114
Jan-19 14:35 (2021 WV4) 194 21.734 9 69,705,336
Jan-19 23:36 (2020 AD3) 206 21.600 13 53,557,506
Jan-19 23:38 412983 (1996 FO3) 392 20.200 7 21,172,093
Jan-20 00:13 (2020 AT) 39 25.200 8 36,724,917
Jan-20 01:41 (2008 CL20) 37 25.300 21 70,631,087
Jan-20 04:21 (2019 JD7) 179 21.900 11 26,907,509
Jan-20 07:38 (2022 AT3) 40 25.160 4 11,372,288
Jan-20 10:27 (2018 BP) 331 20.570 5 71,092,290
Jan-20 12:28 (2021 RU16) 181 21.880 7 53,337,185
Jan-20 13:21 (2022 AB) 83 23.565 6 3,696,391
Jan-20 15:40 (2022 AJ5) 298 20.798 3 56,253,466
Jan-20 15:42 (2020 AK3) 26 26.100 12 28,034,078
Jan-20 16:06 (2015 UA52) 136 22.500 7 68,905,124
Jan-20 17:10 (2019 NE2) 259 21.100 17 36,354,458
Jan-20 19:27 (2021 YN) 264 21.060 21 11,982,119
Jan-20 21:54 (2022 AE6) 33 25.596 11 1,807,812
Jan-21 01:36 446938 (2002 YQ5) 430 20.000 8 34,418,507
Jan-21 02:17 (2002 XQ40) 142 22.400 9 53,685,017
Jan-21 06:16 (2022 AX4) 26 26.097 7 3,025,195
Jan-21 06:27 (2021 CG37) 27 26.015 7 35,838,238
Jan-21 08:33 (2012 KF47) 254 21.140 9 35,655,776
Jan-21 09:23 524392 (2002 AU5) 1,299 17.600 27 25,664,162
Jan-21 10:58 (2022 AE4) 87 23.469 22 13,118,131
Jan-21 17:52 (2008 CT1) 12 27.700 27 59,888,669
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Jan-21 18:20 (2020 BA15) 14 27.400 11 8,061,394
Jan-21 19:54 (2013 AT72) 62 24.200 23 43,352,987
Jan-21 21:00 (2016 AG193) 86 23.500 15 17,020,014
Jan-21 21:58 (2020 BM11) 103 23.100 12 39,909,305
Jan-21 22:11 (2018 LC1) 45 24.900 11 27,275,609
Jan-21 23:17 (2017 YH) 899 18.400 13 17,969,426
Jan-21 23:57 (2018 PN22) 14 27.500 3 4,357,095
Jan-22 00:07 (2021 AN5) 157 22.190 22 38,434,130
Jan-22 00:49 (2007 RT1) 326 20.600 33 47,384,461
Jan-22 01:18 (2007 US12) 164 22.100 11 39,328,246
Jan-22 02:43 (2010 KV39) 19 26.800 22 66,993,536
Jan-22 05:29 (2004 UT1) 21 26.600 7 34,746,721
Jan-22 09:52 (2018 BT1) 113 22.900 15 18,407,363
Jan-22 11:39 (2010 BK2) 171 22.000 20 28,641,741
Jan-22 13:34 85990 (1999 JV6) 400 20.160 23 65,671,954
Jan-22 17:41 (2020 SO2) 47 24.800 16 60,948,415
Jan-22 21:38 (2007 XQ3) 179 21.900 6 37,993,095
Jan-23 03:20 (2021 OO1) 57 24.370 21 38,129,198
Jan-23 03:59 (2018 KP) 171 22.000 6 73,764,561
Jan-23 05:10 (2020 PH5) 146 22.350 16 52,417,302
Jan-23 05:26 (2016 FY13) 61 24.240 9 52,892,342
Jan-23 05:27 (2021 UL9) 206 21.600 12 32,912,488
Jan-23 05:34 (2019 GO3) 130 22.600 14 40,543,961
Jan-23 05:37 (2018 BH3) 36 25.400 15 26,459,845
Jan-23 07:41 (2015 VQ64) 216 21.500 22 52,222,922
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Jan-23 08:18 (2021 PT) 179 21.900 7 41,277,100
Jan-23 08:41 (2015 XF261) 43 25.000 9 47,725,049
Jan-23 16:54 (2016 AZ8) 259 21.100 16 32,863,769
Jan-23 21:59 12711 Tukmit (1991 BB) 2,894 15.860 19 58,542,168
Jan-23 23:07 (2020 BW12) 26 26.100 10 22,670,101
Jan-24 01:52 (2018 QH1) 36 25.400 19 57,285,394
Jan-24 02:25 (2005 LW39) 428 20.010 17 73,856,430
Jan-24 06:56 (2022 AY1) 177 21.933 15 36,362,214
Jan-24 08:16 438955 (2010 LN14) 264 21.060 8 47,905,565
Jan-24 08:27 (2016 GZ215) 284 20.900 3 39,102,772
Jan-24 08:45 (2017 BH3) 62 24.200 7 37,059,685
Jan-24 12:14 (2017 BN123) 136 22.500 14 46,274,054
Jan-24 14:09 (2019 LB1) 17 27.000 4 19,656,828
Jan-24 16:07 (2017 XC62) 136 22.500 4 7,162,337
Jan-24 17:29 (2018 XD5) 49 24.700 9 10,248,779
Jan-24 18:22 523967 (1998 YR11) 985 18.200 36 65,763,767
Jan-25 01:48 (2019 CH1) 271 21.000 22 10,789,109
Jan-25 02:17 (2019 AG13) 179 21.900 24 52,127,477
Jan-25 06:12 (2018 HJ2) 52 24.600 18 37,327,964
Jan-25 06:21 (2012 VE46) 392 20.200 11 63,521,531
Jan-25 10:51 (2021 ED2) 8 28.640 4 25,193,288
Jan-25 13:05 (2020 HL5) 326 20.600 15 29,881,239
Jan-25 15:23 (2009 AF16) 247 21.200 10 44,955,184
Jan-25 17:09 7341 (1991 VK) 1,809 16.880 9 9,570,840
Jan-25 17:42 455184 (2000 ED14) 298 20.800 13 57,439,612
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Jan-25 23:35 (2016 CC136) 7 28.800 13 52,068,439
Jan-26 02:16 250680 (2005 QC5) 510 19.630 14 61,793,841
Jan-26 02:49 (2020 BE15) 392 20.200 23 69,176,252
Jan-26 05:50 (2011 EK) 142 22.400 6 14,870,189
Jan-26 13:22 (2021 CU1) 8 28.600 22 66,768,239
Jan-26 22:54 (2021 AD5) 9 28.300 17 66,836,375
Jan-27 03:53 (1995 SB) 149 22.300 8 72,059,882
Jan-27 04:48 (2020 CZ2) 226 21.400 25 69,214,284
Jan-27 08:36 (2022 AO5) 39 25.235 5 13,352,439
Jan-27 09:08 (2021 BZ) 47 24.810 15 6,746,504
Jan-27 10:32 (2019 OR1) 275 20.970 11 62,479,843
Jan-27 16:39 (2020 FS2) 59 24.300 9 55,442,551
Jan-27 18:01 (2017 YO3) 10 28.200 17 46,741,987
Jan-27 20:10 264357 (2000 AZ93) 265 21.050 12 21,379,697
Jan-27 20:23 (2021 NT1) 289 20.860 18 38,288,596
Jan-27 20:45 (2000 QV7) 226 21.400 29 63,599,195
Jan-27 21:39 (2015 BC) 68 24.000 14 27,876,201
Jan-27 21:42 (2021 OX) 226 21.400 16 24,491,114
Jan-27 22:13 420738 (2012 TS) 298 20.800 16 65,543,462
Jan-27 23:31 (2012 BX34) 13 27.600 17 35,066,636
Jan-28 01:08 (2016 JE6) 62 24.200 10 26,312,386
Jan-28 04:30 (2010 NA) 326 20.600 33 66,919,911
Jan-28 05:03 506459 (2002 AL14) 1,121 17.920 12 22,676,024
Jan-28 05:04 (2009 BO58) 179 21.900 15 23,301,676
Jan-28 07:38 (2022 AN5) 27 26.036 5 3,921,102
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Jan-28 12:45 (2019 CH4) 37 25.300 17 44,419,174
Jan-28 13:14 (2013 MD8) 54 24.500 24 57,251,975
Jan-28 13:48 (2022 AG6) 23 26.398 4 2,900,899
Jan-28 14:39 (2021 VL2) 215 21.510 10 28,296,714
Jan-28 20:49 (2022 AO) 74 23.836 5 17,821,614
Jan-28 21:44 (2017 BG136) 28 25.900 17 40,789,090
Jan-28 21:47 (2018 VV1) 430 20.000 4 31,458,554
Jan-28 22:37 (2020 JN2) 75 23.800 7 69,099,025
Jan-28 23:58 (2009 CV) 59 24.300 17 64,283,762
Jan-29 07:37 (2021 PS16) 94 23.310 6 10,582,008
Jan-29 09:11 (2019 QQ) 39 25.200 11 42,111,375
Jan-29 17:07 (2007 EG) 52 24.600 15 33,484,942
Jan-29 18:12 (2022 AA5) 82 23.611 11 14,628,536
Jan-29 21:18 (2019 UD14) 340 20.510 14 43,081,628
Jan-29 22:06 (2017 HE49) 78 23.700 6 54,596,626
Jan-29 22:26 (2018 DY3) 31 25.700 6 50,852,010
Jan-29 22:40 7889 (1994 LX) 4,014 15.150 24 40,120,996
Jan-30 00:41 (2022 AC1) 300 20.779 15 20,334,824
Jan-30 03:14 (2022 AU1) 472 19.797 43 58,309,229
Jan-30 05:20 (2002 FO7) 398 20.170 25 74,760,660
Jan-30 06:00 (2021 FQ1) 378 20.283 25 74,791,462
Jan-30 07:52 (2022 AS) 738 18.826 32 42,072,450
Jan-30 09:57 (2021 SP4) 280 20.930 9 21,453,126
Jan-30 13:19 (2018 CN2) 12 27.800 26 34,940,445
Jan-30 19:32 (2022 AW6) 137 22.479 20 19,505,090
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Jan-30 20:09 (2019 XP3) 57 24.400 17 67,376,838
Jan-30 21:10 (2020 CB) 12 27.700 6 16,851,459
Jan-30 22:37 (2021 AK6) 38 25.290 24 72,310,831
Jan-31 01:19 333707 (2008 YT30) 567 19.400 9 63,347,309
Jan-31 05:32 (2010 CB55) 124 22.700 13 61,670,398
Jan-31 09:08 378160 (2006 WX1) 519 19.590 19 41,401,483
Jan-31 10:31 (2020 SP) 16 27.100 7 33,502,192
Jan-31 12:00 (2014 CA13) 34 25.500 23 61,664,716
Jan-31 13:39 (2014 DT110) 483 19.750 14 62,255,943
Jan-31 13:50 277570 (2005 YP180) 622 19.200 24 23,564,767
Jan-31 13:55 86450 (2000 CK33) 928 18.330 12 51,513,009
Jan-31 16:37 (2019 LE6) 206 21.600 22 59,573,868
Jan-31 23:37 (2014 VU6) 86 23.500 17 73,945,845
Feb-01 03:25 (2014 EY24) 65 24.100 12 23,934,236
Feb-01 08:15 (2021 OZ) 90 23.390 10 12,671,460
Feb-01 08:52 (2021 VV1) 422 20.040 12 67,900,443
Feb-01 13:48 (2020 MU1) 47 24.800 9 43,373,791
Feb-01 13:57 (2012 BX13) 430 20.000 23 67,729,619
Feb-01 19:56 (2019 AV) 59 24.300 12 12,806,594
Feb-02 00:30 (2019 KJ4) 14 27.400 6 40,999,186
Feb-02 04:59 (2009 PY) 257 21.120 19 46,493,068
Feb-02 06:15 (2022 AA3) 364 20.362 26 42,232,029
Feb-02 06:58 (2022 AK3) 73 23.841 5 28,623,916
Feb-02 09:05 475665 (2006 VY13) 1,635 17.100 13 55,661,315
Feb-02 10:03 (2022 AU2) 130 22.590 8 20,501,411
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Feb-02 12:11 364136 (2006 CJ) 392 20.200 24 17,833,535
Feb-02 13:49 (2005 YO3) 41 25.100 20 57,909,672
Feb-02 15:28 (2020 KK4) 24 26.300 4 68,901,297
Feb-02 17:18 (2018 CL) 34 25.500 17 44,377,135
Feb-02 19:26 (2018 KL2) 197 21.700 15 23,490,701
Feb-02 21:54 (2002 LX) 284 20.900 14 8,366,777
Feb-03 01:16 (2015 AF44) 36 25.400 23 57,546,104
Feb-03 02:29 (2019 BV2) 34 25.500 12 15,858,097
Feb-03 03:14 (2016 JF18) 75 23.800 31 70,933,670
Feb-03 03:38 (2022 AU3) 233 21.327 6 30,864,401
Feb-03 09:30 (2015 FD415) 312 20.700 5 63,278,886
Feb-03 09:30 (2021 CO3) 30 25.780 7 12,743,245
Feb-03 12:38 (2018 TG2) 6 29.400 12 25,863,807
Feb-03 13:32 (2017 FZ2) 21 26.600 7 38,708,884
Feb-03 13:37 (1997 CD17) 14 27.500 11 18,790,244
Feb-03 15:48 (2020 FN3) 59 24.300 6 33,349,855
Feb-03 16:35 523590 (2001 QC96) 284 20.900 14 11,372,820
Feb-03 17:25 (2019 YP5) 149 22.300 20 34,494,407
Feb-03 19:35 (2017 YG7) 49 24.700 10 29,635,983
Feb-04 03:50 (2019 SJ8) 54 24.500 5 71,382,387
Feb-04 07:13 (2022 AL3) 170 22.021 15 43,359,952
Feb-04 12:40 (2020 BQ13) 411 20.100 23 32,505,973
Feb-04 15:52 (2020 DN3) 18 26.840 10 20,664,651
Feb-04 18:51 (2021 ET) 227 21.390 15 45,753,748
Feb-04 21:16 (2022 AA) 51 24.620 4 2,541,566
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Feb-04 23:22 (2017 UR5) 8 28.700 8 73,123,881
Feb-05 00:11 (2015 VJ64) 41 25.100 6 68,586,183
Feb-05 02:05 (2020 BL11) 12 27.800 6 21,080,807
Feb-05 03:33 (2007 YM56) 149 22.300 18 49,297,462
Feb-05 04:42 (2018 CA1) 39 25.200 15 3,758,390
Feb-05 04:55 (2021 XY5) 147 22.335 9 12,438,374
Feb-05 06:46 (2020 GE) 10 28.150 2 9,875,696
Feb-05 08:54 (2009 FU23) 430 20.000 8 35,436,334
Feb-05 11:03 (2015 XP378) 783 18.700 25 18,980,464
Feb-05 12:06 (2004 XG) 65 24.100 22 64,445,489
Feb-05 15:51 (2016 AF165) 392 20.200 3 47,281,765
Feb-05 16:37 (2005 YA37) 149 22.300 10 30,161,173
Feb-05 17:15 (2018 BR6) 24 26.300 13 40,919,151
Feb-05 20:32 (2005 YX128) 747 18.800 18 23,488,288
Feb-05 23:12 445305 (2010 DM56) 498 19.680 14 56,247,719
Feb-06 08:04 (2016 KO) 22 26.500 12 58,673,514
Feb-06 08:55 388188 (2006 DP14) 714 18.900 24 17,132,729
Feb-06 12:19 (2015 GZ12) 149 22.300 10 39,839,939
Feb-06 12:52 (2015 PN307) 594 19.300 25 46,529,270
Feb-06 18:42 (2020 GO1) 13 27.600 15 47,669,761
Feb-06 19:49 523810 (2008 RG98) 1,547 17.220 26 71,155,816
Feb-06 21:00 (2019 TK5) 14 27.400 6 24,689,341
Feb-06 23:04 (2016 CY247) 71 23.900 7 37,202,366
Feb-06 23:16 (2020 RT8) 57 24.400 8 40,264,313
Feb-07 01:13 (2022 AV4) 26 26.056 3 7,343,465
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Feb-07 03:56 (2020 OT6) 409 20.110 17 54,373,307
Feb-07 03:56 (2021 CX) 11 28.000 12 16,702,165
Feb-07 05:22 (2019 NC7) 163 22.110 22 72,154,941
Feb-07 13:29 (2021 PE52) 816 18.610 28 45,459,561
Feb-07 15:11 (2002 CC14) 47 24.800 18 30,120,760
Feb-07 17:14 (2018 CE1) 271 21.000 19 57,738,919
Feb-08 00:51 (2013 HO11) 108 23.000 9 72,663,158
Feb-08 01:34 (2021 TE7) 169 22.030 13 27,056,230
Feb-08 02:52 (2018 DB) 13 27.600 23 35,883,516
Feb-08 04:38 323300 (2003 UD22) 517 19.600 9 71,915,746
Feb-08 05:44 (2014 CE) 18 26.900 17 18,092,905
Feb-08 05:45 (2008 CQ) 36 25.400 15 22,925,338
Feb-08 06:20 (2007 UY1) 108 23.000 7 5,333,920
Feb-08 06:54 (2015 BD511) 21 26.600 14 25,796,605
Feb-08 07:24 (2004 FG29) 27 26.000 12 48,409,105
Feb-08 09:20 511684 (2015 BN509) 295 20.820 12 37,866,216
Feb-08 12:06 (2015 CO3) 236 21.300 14 37,031,119
Feb-08 13:41 (2005 BW1) 985 18.200 52 57,706,701
Feb-08 14:56 (2019 EA2) 30 25.800 18 64,245,636
Feb-08 16:18 354101 (2001 YF1) 630 19.170 12 45,680,499
Feb-08 18:52 (2017 TG4) 62 24.200 9 34,259,841
Feb-08 20:04 (2020 SA3) 36 25.400 7 16,473,429
Feb-08 22:03 (2020 BP11) 19 26.800 25 74,093,995
Feb-09 01:20 (2020 PK1) 19 26.800 14 20,629,976
Feb-09 03:02 (2019 BE5) 41 25.100 32 73,219,998
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Feb-09 08:24 (2015 AQ43) 11 28.000 25 68,721,296
Feb-09 09:29 (2018 TF3) 358 20.400 20 58,058,569
Feb-09 09:58 (2017 BL32) 342 20.500 34 56,618,427
Feb-09 11:25 137805 (1999 YK5) 1,966 16.700 13 47,423,681
Feb-09 13:09 (2015 VK1) 21 26.600 9 58,187,653
Feb-09 13:32 (2022 AP3) 30 25.792 2 12,509,809
Feb-09 15:30 (2005 ML13) 135 22.510 8 55,386,153
Feb-09 15:32 (2019 PB1) 54 24.500 20 47,520,099
Feb-09 16:06 (2021 TO57) 275 20.970 13 22,661,710
Feb-09 16:42 260277 (2004 TR12) 928 18.330 13 21,825,730
Feb-09 17:48 (2019 AS7) 28 25.900 18 72,681,366
Feb-09 23:21 (2012 EP5) 197 21.690 15 68,857,211
Feb-09 23:31 (2020 BX12) 298 20.800 23 26,828,306
Feb-10 08:45 (2021 VR27) 175 21.955 7 10,068,632
Feb-10 09:37 (2016 VV3) 517 19.600 16 63,744,749
Feb-10 12:07 (2012 BA35) 78 23.700 4 22,792,018
Feb-10 12:09 (2016 BA39) 236 21.300 16 44,189,398
Feb-10 13:38 (2017 YS8) 536 19.520 18 15,139,611
Feb-10 13:52 (2021 UK6) 42 25.040 6 38,387,414
Feb-10 17:30 (2007 CT26) 90 23.400 16 23,063,546
Feb-10 23:27 (2020 BF5) 43 25.000 18 45,122,962
Feb-11 02:08 459872 (2014 EK24) 94 23.300 15 62,923,979
Feb-11 03:30 (2016 FJ3) 130 22.600 14 16,023,500
Feb-11 05:38 (2021 CB7) 302 20.770 31 72,375,629
Feb-11 06:27 (2012 PK24) 75 23.800 13 9,485,002
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Feb-11 15:07 (2011 SM5) 100 23.170 20 59,912,493
Feb-11 17:39 (2019 EO) 99 23.200 13 25,338,818
Feb-11 18:27 (2015 CA40) 52 24.600 12 46,488,663
Feb-11 23:06 (2021 CS9) 60 24.290 8 29,943,911
Feb-12 00:26 (2009 DC1) 68 24.000 17 42,545,737
Feb-12 01:59 (2010 TK19) 45 24.900 9 30,795,390
Feb-12 03:08 (2020 WR) 14 27.500 17 59,021,600
Feb-12 04:46 424392 (2007 YJ) 179 21.900 10 9,499,396
Feb-12 05:49 (2021 CR3) 118 22.800 14 72,023,629
Feb-12 06:30 (2010 WQ7) 941 18.300 8 36,178,004
Feb-12 06:33 (2021 UM5) 202 21.640 15 45,418,496
Feb-12 06:50 (2018 DE1) 34 25.500 11 47,687,827
Feb-12 09:46 (2017 TJ4) 39 25.200 10 57,546,420
Feb-12 13:30 (2019 CZ) 24 26.300 11 37,886,548
Feb-13 09:13 (2006 AN) 59 24.300 5 23,244,608
Feb-13 12:07 (2021 RF7) 60 24.290 14 51,211,183
Feb-13 12:32 (2012 CS46) 12 27.700 11 21,273,627
Feb-13 13:05 (2021 RH26) 164 22.090 9 31,118,724
Feb-13 21:41 (2015 FV118) 206 21.600 13 29,810,639
Feb-13 21:41 592968 (2015 FV118) 207 21.590 13 29,810,639

Last Week

Last 7 Days
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Jan-09 06:00 (2021 UF70) 164 22.089 11 18,307,518
Jan-09 06:30 (2002 RR25) 259 21.100 11 49,369,165
Jan-09 07:49 (2020 YW3) 31 25.730 9 43,610,842
Jan-09 08:37 (2015 KX156) 206 21.600 23 69,786,239
Jan-09 10:30 (2022 AN) 18 26.866 6 1,822,572
Jan-09 11:02 (2022 AE2) 29 25.863 8 1,775,131
Jan-09 12:37 (2021 AM2) 16 27.100 8 33,447,923
Jan-09 15:00 (2011 TO) 21 26.580 23 67,597,541
Jan-09 15:10 (2020 DT2) 13 27.600 10 59,009,272
Jan-09 15:49 (2022 AG1) 42 25.066 12 13,440,624
Jan-09 16:13 (2012 DO8) 142 22.400 17 51,213,955
Jan-09 18:07 (2016 EC157) 86 23.500 22 54,619,338
Jan-09 19:42 (2015 YA) 14 27.400 6 29,719,153
Jan-10 00:30 (2018 FO4) 14 27.500 7 63,859,462
Jan-10 04:36 (2021 JY5) 14 27.430 3 21,752,187
Jan-10 05:24 (2017 AM13) 43 25.000 17 6,777,096
Jan-10 06:07 (2022 AD) 58 24.360 7 9,167,411
Jan-10 06:42 (2022 AZ) 73 23.866 14 3,217,603
Jan-10 10:03 (2022 AZ1) 62 24.204 9 11,394,487
Jan-10 10:35 (2022 AY5) 6 29.190 9 102,191
Jan-10 14:10 (2022 AX6) 20 26.692 14 1,494,808
Jan-10 14:22 (2016 YF8) 142 22.400 15 54,499,924
Jan-10 16:47 348314 (2005 BC) 1,126 17.910 15 52,892,011
Jan-10 16:51 (2012 XP111) 86 23.500 4 25,483,811
Jan-10 22:33 (2019 VG6) 259 21.100 12 10,463,960
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Jan-11 05:19 (2022 AC4) 7 28.973 8 92,044
Jan-11 05:39 (2022 AH3) 60 24.267 17 9,181,845
Jan-11 09:29 (2016 PJ38) 259 21.100 13 74,549,172
Jan-11 11:25 (2021 KY1) 69 23.970 7 49,802,945
Jan-11 12:29 (2022 AD4) 13 27.538 6 1,117,376
Jan-11 13:56 (2016 JE) 197 21.700 15 68,652,390
Jan-11 14:32 (2003 YJ) 368 20.340 17 57,457,872
Jan-11 17:29 (2022 AQ5) 45 24.880 7 8,979,388
Jan-11 17:43 (2022 AT) 38 25.271 10 7,617,412
Jan-11 18:46 (2022 AB4) 19 26.803 10 428,029
Jan-11 19:19 (2000 AH205) 130 22.600 20 37,151,970
Jan-11 22:37 (2021 AC) 79 23.680 16 51,350,911
Jan-11 22:55 (2021 AR) 70 23.950 13 50,352,036
Jan-11 23:24 (2015 VH2) 14 27.400 15 60,625,543
Jan-11 23:39 (2020 BT8) 136 22.500 9 50,801,436
Jan-11 23:48 (2013 YD48) 130 22.600 15 5,596,231
Jan-12 03:23 (2022 AF1) 50 24.688 12 4,436,721
Jan-12 09:59 (2021 OP) 55 24.470 23 49,797,661
Jan-12 10:27 (2022 AT5) 14 27.482 10 2,173,479
Jan-12 10:28 (2021 AA1) 26 26.100 13 24,515,046
Jan-12 11:33 (2022 AA2) 24 26.256 7 2,522,170
Jan-12 13:58 (2021 UP5) 176 21.940 5 35,389,797
Jan-12 15:34 (2022 AR) 280 20.932 30 38,132,960
Jan-12 15:38 (2017 DK109) 178 21.920 8 57,489,954
Jan-12 15:38 (2021 AX3) 35 25.460 11 30,361,046
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Jan-12 17:03 (2018 AN2) 47 24.800 12 15,773,090
Jan-12 18:32 (2002 BF25) 141 22.420 10 18,355,717
Jan-12 19:55 (2021 TN3) 40 25.170 5 25,407,969
Jan-12 20:49 (2022 AO6) 36 25.365 7 437,630
Jan-12 23:08 (2010 AO60) 188 21.800 17 44,750,323
Jan-12 23:32 (2021 QE2) 55 24.450 16 73,668,138
Jan-13 00:13 (2021 BJ3) 41 25.100 22 49,376,036
Jan-13 00:21 (2015 OX78) 450 19.900 22 29,438,608
Jan-13 02:21 (2021 NR1) 30 25.750 10 41,215,311
Jan-13 02:22 (2022 AQ2) 24 26.234 4 5,424,847
Jan-13 03:46 (2022 AU5) 25 26.212 6 4,545,303
Jan-13 07:23 68031 (2000 YK29) 1,046 18.070 8 45,833,461
Jan-13 07:37 (2022 AG2) 15 27.355 9 1,212,343
Jan-13 07:50 (2019 NX2) 259 21.100 16 46,228,733
Jan-13 09:03 (2014 AZ16) 65 24.100 22 71,029,679
Jan-13 09:08 (2020 HN3) 6 29.400 4 23,758,310
Jan-13 09:31 (2022 AS6) 43 25.004 7 18,087,124
Jan-13 14:22 (2022 AU4) 65 24.095 16 22,846,647
Jan-13 15:39 (2022 AQ1) 30 25.796 11 8,521,184
Jan-13 16:29 (2021 FX2) 24 26.260 10 73,162,760
Jan-13 19:09 (2019 BA5) 39 25.200 17 42,876,831
Jan-13 20:17 (2021 WU5) 145 22.361 6 30,858,677
Jan-13 22:30 (2022 AT6) 97 23.230 25 12,974,199
Jan-13 22:34 (2022 AS3) 29 25.875 5 4,708,219
Jan-14 01:48 (2022 AF5) 20 26.648 9 3,320,913
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Jan-14 03:21 162149 (1998 YQ11) 1,464 17.340 6 39,702,049
Jan-14 03:43 482391 (2012 AN23) 688 18.980 1 59,498,469
Jan-14 09:48 (2019 QB2) 108 23.000 22 70,468,762
Jan-14 13:03 (2017 UW42) 1,116 17.930 4 48,734,345
Jan-14 14:30 (2021 RU2) 95 23.280 12 52,900,991
Jan-14 16:46 (2022 AA4) 12 27.847 4 1,393,864
Jan-14 17:16 (2012 BL77) 94 23.300 15 63,163,770
Jan-14 18:30 (2022 AG) 40 25.136 4 3,194,440
Jan-14 20:15 375054 (2007 PF6) 312 20.700 27 57,927,952
Jan-14 20:37 (2020 YN3) 91 23.370 7 34,308,744
Jan-14 20:49 (2021 SC5) 125 22.680 9 17,057,961
Jan-14 21:07 (2020 DT4) 34 25.500 4 22,467,411
Jan-15 00:11 (2017 ST10) 9 28.400 15 27,597,423
Jan-15 02:06 (2019 UX1) 65 24.100 6 50,083,788
Jan-15 02:08 (2018 BY6) 94 23.300 7 52,161,043
Jan-15 02:11 (2022 AY3) 60 24.264 19 12,335,227
Jan-15 04:00 (2021 PP) 63 24.180 7 66,902,732
Jan-15 08:48 (2018 FJ5) 432 19.990 24 72,688,700
Jan-15 09:04 (2022 AV5) 53 24.529 20 3,897,663
Jan-15 09:08 (2022 AT2) 17 26.976 6 727,566
Jan-15 10:47 (2022 AV3) 35 25.439 11 4,811,661
Jan-15 12:22 (2022 AB5) 100 23.168 6 35,286,861
Jan-15 16:03 (2020 BJ9) 45 24.900 19 67,783,248
Jan-15 18:13 (2017 MW4) 411 20.100 17 22,238,204
Jan-15 18:34 (2016 DL) 236 21.300 17 12,949,031
Date Name Diameter Magnitude Km/s Distance
Jan-15 20:41 (2022 AH2) 49 24.738 10 23,286,407
Jan-15 23:38 (2019 OO) 245 21.220 23 45,856,347

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