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Small Asteroid (NEOCP A10eoM1) impacted Earth on June 22

25 Jun 2019, 13:39 UTC
Small Asteroid (NEOCP A10eoM1) impacted Earth on June 22
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On 2019 June 22.40, the Atlas Project Survey (T08 Mpc code) found a small asteroid that was soon after put on the NEOCP list for the follow-up by other observers. Davide Farnocchia at JPL noticed "that the T08 NEOCP observations could generate an impact prediction matching the observed point and time on the earth of a fireball recorded on June 22 at about 21:30UT. That led to an orbit - this is where A10eoM1 would have been, based on the four ATLAS observations and assuming it really was this particular impactor - good enough to do precovery searches through the PanSTARRS data (F52 Mpc code)." (via Bill Gray, private communication).In fact using all the available observations of NEOCP A10eoM1 by F52 & T08, FINDORB software finds an IMPACT on June 22, 2019 at 21:31:54UT at Lat +15.02 & Long W68.65 that seems remarkably close to data of a fireball off the South coast of Jamaica as shared on Twitter by Peter Brown & Frankie LucenaCredit: FINDORB - B. GrayBelow you can see the event as captured by the GLM (via F. Lucena)Credit: SLIDER by RAMMB / CIRA @ CSUBelow images showing the trail left behind by the event (via W. ...

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