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Managing worldwide observations of asteroids and comets, calculating their orbits and if they pose a threat to planet Earth! Terms: http://t.co/9YgOuzYNOy

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.@specolations It's never too late! :-)Asteroid 2014 YN discovered. Flyby Dec 18 at 08:36 UT. Dist: 10.50 LD. Size: 10-33 m. http://t.co/Q72rMwisIc
12/19
2014
Asteroid 2014 YD discovered. Flyby Jan 16 at 05:12 UT. Dist: 17.21 LD. Size: 27-86 m. http://t.co/wO5bJsLmPR
12/18
2014
@astropuckett @DarkSkyObserve For Science...and beyond!Today my student & I got word that our work had earned @DarkSkyObserve their @MinorPlanetCtr observatory code, W38. For science! #Asteroids
Retweeted by Minor Planet CenterAsteroid 2014 XT7 discovered. Flyby Dec 20 at 04:28 UT. Dist: 14.36 LD. Size: 12-38 m. http://t.co/eGYUPCmNrlAsteroid 2014 XM7 discovered. Flyby Jan 11 at 16:17 UT. Dist: 32.70 LD. Size: 49-160 m. http://t.co/fPZjRFLfR0
12/15
2014
Earth's most abundant mineral finally has a name http://t.co/NpCI1FXnqN #astrochemistry
Retweeted by Minor Planet CenterCheck out @AmyMainzer's talk about #Asteroids + @NasaNEOCam: "Small Bodies in Our Solar System: Opportunity and Risk" http://t.co/ZtHqPoBZ2u
12/12
2014
Asteroid 2014 XB6 discovered. Flyby Dec 14 at 07:17 UT. Dist: 7.55 LD. Size: 9-30 m. http://t.co/CJZ72eDTdpAsteroid 2014 WD497 discovered. Flyby Dec 15 at 21:50 UT. Dist: 15.95 LD. Size: 17-54 m. http://t.co/4Ivpf5HWFv
12/10
2014
Asteroid 2014 KF39 reobserved. Flyby Dec 18 at 18:11 UT. Dist: 43.68 LD. Size: 17-54 m. http://t.co/31fuWmCjuK
12/9
2014
.@Maksym Generate an ephemeris right here: http://t.co/jAWFvqXepQ
12/8
2014
Asteroid 2014 XJ3 discovered. Flyby Dec 26 at 03:19 UT. Dist: 12.59 LD. Size: 190-590 m. http://t.co/Q0X4ZCKBtv
12/5
2014
@asrivkin 100 tons of accreted dust each year, IIRC. Is it hydrated dust (bunnies)...? Dunno. @BadPhysics @sondy.@NickAstronomer You're forgiven ;-) http://t.co/syB49rVVuKCatch yesterday's @AsteroidDay's press conference if you missed it: http://t.co/zIQkub2Qj0.@SungrazerComets @RonBaalke Us too! :,-(Asterioid 1877 Marsden makes its closest approach to Earth today (3.5 AU) @MinorPlanetCtr http://t.co/5spNtfdVMP
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12/4
2014
.@LCOGT is looking for a postdoc to do NEA observations + set up a citizen science program. Who's up for a challenge? http://t.co/dEBF5KX855NASA Grand Challenge - Asteroid Hackathon @asteroidgc @soughin @JLGalache @spacegambit @furtherbydesign @EchoUser http://t.co/SYJtpQeVhg
Retweeted by Minor Planet CenterAsteroid 2014 UV210 discovered. Flyby Dec 13 at 17:47 UT. Dist: 7.20 LD. Size: 9-31 m. http://t.co/4xBjEjxoJwJapan Successfully Launches Hayabusa 2 Asteroid Sample Return Mission http://t.co/drTkDNqqje #spacenews #space #spaceindustrynews
Retweeted by Minor Planet Center.@erinleeryan @NASAGoddard Sounds like a perfectly good use of poop cakes to us.The MPC's @JLGalache participated in the @podcastwow talking about all things Near Earth #Asteroid. Check it out! http://t.co/6OTvY1UzVc
12/3
2014
Russian space researchers plan to create space observatory to prevent #asteroid threat. http://t.co/balJImbcx2
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12/2
2014
Asteroid 2014 WD366 discovered. Flyby Dec 1 at 00:36 UT. Dist: 8.27 LD. Size: 6-20 m. http://t.co/9OhdMtqMvJAsteroid 2014 WC366 discovered. Flyby Dec 9 at 14:36 UT. Dist: 4.23 LD. Size: 19-59 m. http://t.co/YV6zdOc5Hd.@SpaceAppsKSC Blocked off for you! @DrPhiltill @NASAKennedy @LauriNeuvonenAsteroid 2014 WB366 discovered. Flyby Dec 5 at 06:52 UT. Dist: 8.03 LD. Size: 22-68 m. http://t.co/oXrlnT4AhMAsteroid 2014 WZ365 discovered. Flyby Dec 7 at 04:20 UT. Dist: 22.84 LD. Size: 15-47 m. http://t.co/UM4DygCnTPAsteroid 2014 WY365 discovered. Flyby Dec 6 at 16:38 UT. Dist: 8.81 LD. Size: 14-43 m. http://t.co/RaIwbZCea7Asteroid 2014 WS365 discovered. Flyby Nov 30 at 13:45 UT. Dist: 23.46 LD. Size: 59-190 m. http://t.co/J8L1O0hKqgFor now, we must be content to wonder. But one day, of this I am sure, we will wander...among the planets and moons: http://t.co/Zh5cb0laW7
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12/1
2014
Project @FallingStarIFA has submitted test observations to the MPC. Looking to go live with final scopes in mid 2015: http://t.co/qrgDtaGUXg
11/30
2014
Asteroid 2014 WN365 discovered. Flyby Dec 7 at 13:33 UT. Dist: 15.78 LD. Size: 19-59 m. http://t.co/z4gOx5npV8Asteroid 2014 WM365 discovered. Flyby Dec 16 at 12:27 UT. Dist: 21.20 LD. Size: 14-45 m. http://t.co/jubxOK7h4mAsteroid 2014 WL365 discovered. Flyby Dec 2 at 05:45 UT. Dist: 21.17 LD. Size: 21-65 m. http://t.co/LZssDgYM8EAsteroid 2014 WJ365 discovered. Flyby Dec 13 at 21:10 UT. Dist: 48.28 LD. Size: 41-130 m. http://t.co/MajtXdwE3Q
11/29
2014
Asteroid 2014 WC364 discovered. Flyby Dec 8 at 00:11 UT. Dist: 11.91 LD. Size: 21-65 m. http://t.co/KSh0N81VaY
11/28
2014
Asteroid 2014 WP362 discovered. Flyby Dec 10 at 13:20 UT. Dist: 25.27 LD. Size: 45-140 m. http://t.co/JuLTTXnde4
11/27
2014
We just want to make clear we're not involved with nor know anything about this event. And why would we, huh? @NASAWatch @SpaceRefAstronauts, Scientists, Nobel Laureates, Technologists & Artists to Announce Asteroid Awareness Day http://t.co/khcOm1Hfrm #NEO #meteorite
Retweeted by Minor Planet CenterSudbury Basin formed by comet, not asteroid, researcher says http://t.co/nK5zGgz5ZF - too bad the diameter of the crater is totally wrong!
Retweeted by Minor Planet CenterAsteroid 2014 WX202 discovered. Flyby Dec 7 at 19:53 UT. Dist: 0.98 LD (0.96 LD from Earth surface). Size: 2-7 m. http://t.co/opGPeqrxSiAsteroid 2014 WU202 discovered. Flyby Nov 29 at 16:01 UT. Dist: 7.76 LD. Size: 8-27 m. http://t.co/AF84rR8WLw
11/26
2014
Asteroid 2014 WN201 discovered. Flyby Nov 26 at 08:16 UT. Dist: 38.39 LD. Size: 28-90 m. http://t.co/MIK9RykmCMAsteroid 2014 WW201 discovered. Flyby Nov 26 at 18:27 UT. Dist: 10.44 LD. Size: 19-59 m. http://t.co/L2MYegb8bFAsteroid 2014 WY201 discovered. Flyby Dec 4 at 00:33 UT. Dist: 23.00 LD. Size: 17-54 m. http://t.co/8gPYGi9dkgAsteroid 2014 WQ201 discovered. Flyby Nov 28 at 08:25 UT. Dist: 37.92 LD. Size: 65-210 m. http://t.co/JZ0qUYrh05The 2014 Shoemaker #NEO Grant proposal season is now open at @exploreplanets http://t.co/jWBBLgUqY9Starting industry in space will be an even bigger leap for mankind. Looking forward to @MadeInSpace's first 3D-printed part! @ISS_Research
Retweeted by Minor Planet CenterJust had a great chat with @JaviSalas (of @El_Pais @Materia_Ciencia) about #NEOs, @MinorPlanetCtr and IAWN http://t.co/5MTnfq9fgI
Retweeted by Minor Planet CenterAcabo de tener charla súper agradable con @JaviSalas sobre #NEOs, el @MinorPlanetCtr y IAWN @El_Pais @Materia_Ciencia http://t.co/6wlq8xF3k3
Retweeted by Minor Planet Center.@NASA @AsteroidGC Announces New Opportunities for Public Participation in Asteroid Grand Challenge: http://t.co/PIQybF3Pgk
11/25
2014
Asteroid 2014 WJ201 discovered. Flyby Dec 8 at 17:23 UT. Dist: 20.46 LD. Size: 22-68 m. http://t.co/0oQ0qNIxSoAsteroid 2014 WF201 discovered. Flyby Nov 23 at 11:37 UT. Dist: 6.24 LD. Size: 18-57 m. http://t.co/L68xPyKCocAsteroid 2014 WC201 discovered. Flyby Dec 2 at 05:14 UT. Dist: 1.43 LD. Size: 13-41 m. http://t.co/4OKGL558EeAsteroid 2014 WU200 discovered. Flyby Dec 10 at 16:39 UT. Dist: 1.18 LD. Size: 3-9 m. http://t.co/aVsUjCPu6w
11/24
2014
Asteroid 2014 WG121 discovered. Flyby Dec 23 at 09:14 UT. Dist: 40.44 LD. Size: 100-330 m. http://t.co/cjiumyraRZAsteroid 2014 WR69 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Nov 23 at 22:55 UT). Dist: 15.17 LD. Size: 19-59 m. http://t.co/SlI6yoVjjeAsteroid 2014 WE121 discovered. Flyby Dec 21 at 15:53 UT. Dist: 40.34 LD. Size: 45-140 m. http://t.co/rwbbPM534oAsteroid 2014 WH6 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Nov 23 at 17:04 UT). Dist: 29.13 LD. Size: 21-65 m. http://t.co/NLztlKayGaAsteroid 2014 WZ120 discovered. Flyby Dec 3 at 04:21 UT. Dist: 18.44 LD. Size: 160-520 m. http://t.co/if9zd9Q6me
11/23
2014
Asteroid 2014 WE120 discovered. Flyby Nov 29 at 00:39 UT. Dist: 18.83 LD. Size: 30-94 m. http://t.co/16BgY4Gsk7Asteroid 2014 WD120 discovered. Flyby Nov 22 at 03:48 UT. Dist: 31.09 LD. Size: 28-90 m. http://t.co/R8EHCJpkeaAsteroid 2014 WP4 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Nov 22 at 21:56 UT). Dist: 16.59 LD. Size: 25-78 m. http://t.co/t1E9ZzmCSKAsteroid 2014 WY119 discovered. Flyby Nov 26 at 12:47 UT. Dist: 4.42 LD. Size: 10-33 m. http://t.co/oxNCJ3kqL7Asteroid 2014 WX119 discovered. Flyby Dec 19 at 21:06 UT. Dist: 46.10 LD. Size: 31-99 m. http://t.co/fjjAX3IaFyAsteroid (393908) flyby in ~ 30 mins (Nov 22 at 11:32 UT). Dist: 44.44 LD. Size: 0.6-1.8 km. http://t.co/S0kOsn40ln
11/22
2014
Awesome #FF company to be in! @Spacefest @B612Foundation @tweetsoutloud @astroEdLu @LongHairNasaGuy @interplanetary@SmithsonianChan :-).@QuakeAlarmMex Dependiendo de la altura y de como se desintegre el asteroide, no es inusual que no se oiga sonido alguno.Asteroid 2014 WS7 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Nov 21 at 19:50 UT). Dist: 4.42 LD. Size: 6-21 m. http://t.co/jb6EcXicWgGet a feel for the Asteroid Hackathon in @patrickstern's video (@echouser @JLGalache @AsteroidGC @SpaceGambit) http://t.co/t4RPnVsOIg.@SmithsonianChan Can we be really, really annoying and point out the exact number is 184? :-)@iChuff Do you own a telescope or have access to a remote one? You'll need a 'scope to see any asteroid.@QuakeAlarmMex Con esa cubierta de nubes es difícil establecer lo que es, pero parece la variación de luz típica de un meteoro.
11/21
2014
Asteroid 2014 WR69 discovered. Flyby Nov 23 at 22:55 UT. Dist: 15.17 LD. Size: 19-59 m. http://t.co/MdXjhETpAUAsteroid 2014 WC5 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Nov 21 at 00:04 UT). Dist: 26.09 LD. Size: 24-75 m. http://t.co/1fBhZuJ3TZAsteroid 2014 VP35 discovered. Flyby Dec 5 at 14:46 UT. Dist: 22.64 LD. Size: 57-180 m. http://t.co/RrObr5LNqqAsteroid 2014 WO4 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Nov 20 at 21:36 UT). Dist: 3.95 LD. Size: 25-78 m. http://t.co/XwFiyDGJOdAsteroid 2014 UC115 discovered. Flyby Dec 14 at 11:41 UT. Dist: 48.61 LD. Size: 38-120 m. http://t.co/nau1VmW8P6Asteroid 2014 WS7 discovered. Flyby Nov 21 at 19:50 UT. Dist: 4.42 LD. Size: 6-21 m. http://t.co/usB6LokrpyAsteroid 2014 WR7 discovered. Flyby Nov 21 at 12:03 UT. Dist: 3.00 LD. Size: 11-34 m. http://t.co/jzyuGGW16xAsteroid 2014 WN7 discovered. Flyby Dec 14 at 11:43 UT. Dist: 48.63 LD. Size: 39-120 m. http://t.co/xuh4jcwWBjAsteroid 2014 WM7 discovered. Flyby Nov 26 at 13:44 UT. Dist: 44.65 LD. Size: 38-120 m. http://t.co/y4AV5MJC7mAsteroid 2014 WL7 discovered. Flyby Nov 19 at 03:20 UT. Dist: 19.19 LD. Size: 13-41 m. http://t.co/ZnlDBVgvk0
11/20
2014
@astropuckett Did you remember to send the case of whiskey? ;-) @SkynetRTNAsteroid 2014 WR6 discovered. Flyby Nov 27 at 20:21 UT. Dist: 17.62 LD. Size: 17-54 m. http://t.co/bJIFkNsEitAsteroid 2014 WH6 discovered. Flyby Nov 23 at 17:01 UT. Dist: 29.02 LD. Size: 21-65 m. http://t.co/nkCNnIB79yAsteroid 2014 UZ56 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Nov 19 at 18:34 UT). Dist: 26.79 LD. Size: 14-43 m. http://t.co/jK1kA5e1jS.@Maksym Oui! Nous parlons espagnol! @QuakeAlarmMex @titipacheco17.@QuakeAlarmMex Es muy difícil mantener algo así en secreto, dado que hay tanta gente observando asteroides. @titipacheco17.@titipacheco17 Not by any of the asteroids we currently know of.The MPC website is currently down. We're working on restoring access. Thanks for your patience!On this day in 2010, Brian Marsden passed away. He was director of the @MinorPlanetCtr #arkyd http://t.co/mrZZaUk0ns
Retweeted by Minor Planet CenterAsteroid 2014 WY4 flyby in ~ 30 mins (Nov 19 at 15:37 UT). Dist: 18.30 LD. Size: 30-94 m. http://t.co/fK7SjcgrJjAsteroid 2014 WG6 discovered. Flyby Dec 5 at 19:41 UT. Dist: 46.75 LD. Size: 16-52 m. http://t.co/0kknPbLRxRAsteroid 2014 WJ6 discovered. Flyby Nov 15 at 16:10 UT. Dist: 0.86 LD (0.84 LD from Earth surface). Size: 7-23 m. http://t.co/vg6lFBzq5N
11/19
2014
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