Uncategorized

Asteroid Cruithne Will Be Earths Second Moon | Space

 

B4INREMOTE-aHR0cDovLzEuYnAuYmxvZ3Nwb3QuY29tLy1pOHBCSWQxVDI1SS9VZzBvanJoWkxmSS9BQUFBQUFBQVpZby9rUG9HYkxENmdISS9zMTYwMC9DcnVpdGhuZS5qcGc=                     Photo Credit   Earth co-orbital Asteroid 3753 Cruithne. Credit: Sonia Keys

Cruithne (CREW-een-ya) is an asteroid (NEO) with a strange orbit. When viewed from an Earth frame of reference (Stationary Earth). It portrays a series of bean shapes. Over the course of 770 years the series completes a horseshoe-shaped movement, with the Earth in the gap of the horseshoe. It approaches the Earth from one direction, then it moves away and makes more bean shapes as it moves around the Sun, until it approaches Earth from the other side, and then moves away again. Studying the animation will show you that Cruithne never really goes around Earth. At times the orbit brings Cruithne underneath the south pole of the Earth (40 times farther away than the Moon), and at other times it can be seen on the other side of the Sun.

Published on Feb 18, 2014

If you find that you liked this story, don’t forget to hit the FOLLOW and LIKE buttons at the top of the page so that I can bring you more stories like this. I appreciate your interest and, it is a way to say thanks. Please help me share! Did you know most of the stories I post only make it to a small percentage of our readers? Facebook and social media filters make it impossible for me to get the story out. I need your help! If you feel this story is important and needs to be heard please share and if there is anyone who can add further information, pictures, and or video on this or related subjects, please feel free to e-mail me with that at JWilliams7497@gmail.com. All comments are welcome too.
If you would like to donate something to help me further follow this link https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_donations&business=Y3UFQDSRYETHY&lc=US&item_name=JayWill7497&currency_code=USD&bn=PP%2dDonationsBF%3abtn_donateCC_LG%2egif%3aNonHosted
 Please keep it clean and do not use profanity or Obscene language otherwise I will have it removed. Thanks so much!!!

You can also visit me at:

http://jaywilliams7497.blogspot.com/

http://www.skyrock.com/m/blog/

                                                   

Be AWARE and be PREPARED, FEAR is not an option. Be safe everyone…

About the author

Jay Williams

Reporter, Freelance Journalist, Blogger, Researcher. Committed to providing information by posting/archiving videos, articles, and links. I also investigate to raise awareness on numerous issues, inspire critical thinking, involvement, and hopefully to help make our world a better place for all. “The truth, always the truth at all costs”

%d bloggers like this: