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Name:   Scott W.
Status:   other
Age:   30s
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Date: 1999 - 2000


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Could an un-noticed asteroid of any size really strike Earthat any time? At what distance and of what mass would a body be unfailingly spotted every time?


Replies:
Yes, relatively few people are watching asteroids with the intention of warning us when one threatens. After a body larger than a basketball has entered the atmosphere, everyone would notice.

Tim Mooney



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