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Also known as minor planets, asteroids are the rubble fragments left over from the formation of our Solar System. Thank you to Rob McNaught of Siding Spring Observatory for naming one of his early discoveries Asteroid(14420) Massey.

 

 

Asteroid Massey spec's

 

Credit Steve Quirk - Asteroid Massey in 2010
Asteroid 14420 Massey
Captured by S.Quirk March 2010


Above: Feb 5th 2014

 

For more information:

NASA NEO Project

Minor Planet & Comet Ephemeris Service

 

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