House-Sized Near Earth Objects Rarer Than We Thought

Observations with the Blanco Telescope (left) determined the number of house-sized objects in near-Earth orbit. Objects in this size range are responsible for Chelyabinsk-like bolide events (right).

Credit:

left – T. Abbott & NOAO/AURA/NSF; right – A. Alishevskikh).

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Release date:Aug. 30, 2017
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