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11 December 2016

NEO Asteroids Close Approaches DEC 2016

NEO Asteroids Close Approaches DEC 2016

Bolide Fireball Meteor Alert Issued!
- LunarMeteoriteHunter 01DEC2016
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There are currently 813 known NEO Asteroids discovered that will pass within approximately 10LD or less (LD stands for "Lunar Distance"), in the month of December 2016. I expect that 10-35 NEOs or more, 10LD  or less, will be discovered before month end. Expect some spectacular bolides, fireballs, and meteors this month and especially large ones 3-5 days before and following the passing of  the less than 10LD NEOs and 15 small mountain-sized NEO asteroids, diameters ranging from 400m-2.0km, that will safely pass this month.

Be ready for some bolide, fireball, and meteor activity!
Cameras Ready!
If you capture a video or photo of a meteor please email to -
- LunarMeteoriteHunter, Tokyo

ObjectClose-Approach (CA) Date Ascending

CA Distance


(2016 WG7)2016-Dec-01

(2016 WQ3)2016-Dec-01

(2016 WB8)2016-Dec-05

(2016 WD7)2016-Dec-06

(2016 WQ8)2016-Dec-08

(2015 YA)2016-Dec-13

(2015 XX169)2016-Dec-13

(2015 YQ1)2016-Dec-21

(2016 XJ)2016-Dec-01
(2016 WH10)2016-Dec-06
(2016 XE)2016-Dec-07
(2016 XA)2016-Dec-12
(2016 XK18)2016-Dec-18
updated 11DEC2016
Date 30NOV2016
Source: NASA/ JPL

Original Table data as of 30DEC2016
AU = ~150 million kilometers
1 LD = Lunar Distance = ~384,000 kilometers
(2016 WQ) 2016-Nov-300.01144.520 m - 46 m25.613.58
(2016 WZ8) 2016-Nov-300.01074.16.1 m - 14 m28.24.93
369264 (2009 MS) 2016-Nov-300.069627.11.5 km16.332.01
(2016 WN8) 2016-Dec-010.099038.544 m - 99 m23.912.05
(2016 WC8) 2016-Dec-010.045117.542 m - 94 m24.010.70
(2016 WG7) 2016-Dec-010.00672.617 m - 39 m25.96.58
(2016 VP4) 2016-Dec-010.084432.939 m - 87 m24.26.56
(2007 RO17) 2016-Dec-010.143655.918 m - 41 m25.89.68
(2013 YE38) 2016-Dec-010.148557.8250 m - 570 m20.122.03
(2016 WQ3) 2016-Dec-010.00381.54.9 m - 11 m28.73.55
(2016 LO1) 2016-Dec-010.063224.623 m - 52 m25.310.01
(2016 WO8) 2016-Dec-020.100138.939 m - 87 m24.27.70
(2005 ML13) 2016-Dec-020.116345.388 m - 200 m22.46.05
345705 (2006 VB14) 2016-Dec-030.198177.1370 m18.616.36
(2007 VM184) 2016-Dec-030.074128.8170 m - 380 m21.018.26
(2016 PR8) 2016-Dec-030.164664.1480 m - 1.1 km18.713.03
(2005 WS3) 2016-Dec-040.065325.4150 m - 340 m21.215.04
(2016 WB8) 2016-Dec-050.00933.618 m - 41 m25.88.30
(2016 WK8) 2016-Dec-060.159562.189 m - 200 m22.414.78
(2016 WD7) 2016-Dec-060.01074.29.5 m - 21 m27.22.81
(2016 TD18) 2016-Dec-060.045817.858 m - 130 m23.36.29
(2016 UN36) 2016-Dec-060.054321.148 m - 110 m23.74.13
(2015 KU154) 2016-Dec-060.152459.327 m - 59 m25.011.77
(2012 WM28) 2016-Dec-060.104540.723 m - 52 m25.36.04
(2016 WD3) 2016-Dec-070.069827.241 m - 91 m24.110.73
326683 (2002 WP) 2016-Dec-070.152459.3520 m18.310.17
(2012 XP134) 2016-Dec-070.116045.28.0 m - 18 m27.612.04
(2016 WV) 2016-Dec-070.068926.838 m - 84 m24.36.41
(2014 TJ33) 2016-Dec-080.151959.167 m - 150 m23.09.59
(2016 WQ8) 2016-Dec-080.01315.130 m - 68 m24.713.98
(1994 XL1) 2016-Dec-090.092235.9180 m - 390 m20.916.61
(2014 HM4) 2016-Dec-100.060123.411 m - 25 m26.915.29
(2008 UL90) 2016-Dec-120.039115.2510 m - 1.1 km18.613.15
(2014 XU6) 2016-Dec-130.095237.044 m - 99 m23.916.35
(2006 UM) 2016-Dec-130.178469.4530 m - 1.2 km18.510.01
(2015 YA) 2016-Dec-130.02479.68.8 m - 20 m27.48.00
(2015 XX169) 2016-Dec-130.01917.48.8 m - 20 m27.46.43
(2011 UU106) 2016-Dec-150.147157.2480 m - 1.1 km18.713.61
(2016 WJ1) 2016-Dec-160.053921.0140 m - 320 m21.313.30
(2001 YE4) 2016-Dec-160.081331.6190 m - 430 m20.710.60
(2016 NL15) 2016-Dec-170.076529.8240 m - 540 m20.212.74
(2014 YC) 2016-Dec-180.153059.597 m - 220 m22.213.37
(2016 GK135) 2016-Dec-200.093436.46.4 m - 14 m28.12.51
(2012 DK4) 2016-Dec-200.160662.551 m - 110 m23.69.45
(2012 YN1) 2016-Dec-210.168365.551 m - 110 m23.614.07
(2016 HL3) 2016-Dec-210.172367.131 m - 68 m24.75.68
(2006 XD2) 2016-Dec-210.048518.9170 m - 380 m21.013.59
418849 (2008 WM64) 2016-Dec-210.071928.0200 m - 450 m20.617.21
(2015 YQ1) 2016-Dec-210.01586.26.7 m - 15 m28.011.99
(2011 YG6) 2016-Dec-220.119946.7160 m - 360 m21.118.46
(2016 VY5) 2016-Dec-220.177969.2220 m - 500 m20.410.02
434677 (2006 BZ7) 2016-Dec-220.191574.5880 m - 2.0 km17.437.54
(2002 XP37) 2016-Dec-240.168565.6220 m - 490 m20.412.85
(2012 AP10) 2016-Dec-250.191474.514 m - 31 m26.49.53
(2015 MA) 2016-Dec-260.138553.914 m - 31 m26.419.60
(2014 EW24) 2016-Dec-270.111543.4350 m - 780 m19.412.01
(2006 XO4) 2016-Dec-270.102239.856 m - 120 m23.47.39
(2014 YP9) 2016-Dec-290.187472.958 m - 130 m23.323.57
(2012 YK) 2016-Dec-300.043316.967 m - 150 m23.010.51
(2013 UG1) 2016-Dec-300.197877.092 m - 210 m22.316.05
2102 Tantalus 2016-Dec-300.137553.51.6 km16.032.76
(2016 NF22) 2016-Dec-310.128950.2210 m - 470 m20.515.63
Data Capture 30DEC2016
Source: NASA/JPL

reposted 11DEC2016
original post 01DEC2016

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Video 1
Meteorite fell in Siberia 06 12 2016
Posted to YouTube by Alex Ki 108 views
Published on Dec 6, 2016

Video 2

Sayanogorsk meteorite 06 12 2016Posted to YouTube by  Alex Ki 115 views

Video 3
Meteorite falling in Russia 2016 00 01 17 00 01 25
Posted to YouTube by  105 views
Published on Dec 6, 2016
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