Video: Asteroid 2011 MD – Earth Flyby

Asteroid 2011 MD imaged by Peter Birtwhistle (Galaxy Picture Library)- www.skymania.com

A newly discovered (on 22nd June 2011) asteroid called “ASTEROID 2011 MD” will pass by earth at a distance of 17700 km on 27th June,2011 at 13.56 UTC (6.56 IST).Size of asteroid is expected to be 9 to 45 meters.There is no danger to earth. Bcos asteroid of this size would burn up if it tries to enter in earth atmosphere.Info here is correct as on 24 June 2011 4 a.m.

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