Asteroid 2010 GA6 To Fly Within Moon’s Orbit on April 8, 2010

Near Earth flyby of asteroid 2010 GA6 on 08/04/2010. 223,000 miles away from Earth about 9/10ths the distance to the moon

Miss Distance: 223,000 miles (359,000 km)

Estimated Diameter: 71ft (22m)

Relative Velocity 27044 mp/h (7.5 mp/s – 12.09km/s)

More details at: http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/

Orbital diagram at: http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=2010GA6;orb=1

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