Interesting "asteroid" 2010 AL30 close approach. Poss Rocket

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On the subject of the Palermo Technical Scale I read the following on the NASA Near Earth Asteroid site:

When high-precision radar meaurements were included in a new orbit solution, a potentially very close approach to the Earth on March 16, 2880 was discovered to exist. Analysis performed by Giorgini et al. and reported in the April 5, 2002 edition of the journal Science ("Asteroid 1950 DA's Encounter With Earth in 2880: Physical Limits of Collision Probability Prediction") determined the impact probability as being at most 1 in 300 and probably even more remote, based on what is known about the asteroid so far. At its greatest, this could represent a risk 50% greater than that of the average background hazard due to all other asteroids from the present era through 2880, as defined by the Palermo Technical Scale (PTS value = +0.17). 1950 DA is the only known asteroid whose hazard could be above the background level.

This particular asteroid, as I'm sure you already know, is estimated to be about 1.1 km in diameter. The good news is that we've got 870 years to keep an eye on it.

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