Saturday, November 5, 2011

Asteroid 2005 YU55 size and time closest to earth

asteroid 2005 YU55
Earth's close encounter with Asteroid 2005 YU 55 will occur at 6:28 p.m. EST (2328 GMT) Tuesday, as the space rock sails about 201,000 miles from the planet.

2005 YU55 is about 1,312 feet in diameter.  It is a C-type asteroid that is likely made of carbon-based materials and some silicate rock.

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