What Happen If Ceres and Vesta Will Collide

Calculations of the orbital evolution of two major objects of the main asteroid belt, the dwarf planet Ceres ans the asteroid Vesta. showed that in the future they may collide.The collide of Ceres and Vesta possible with a probability of 0.2% per billion years.Laskar and his colleagues conducted computer simulations of the evolution of the solar system, considering the behavior of the eight planets, Pluto, Ceres, and the four largest asteroids Pallas, Vesta, Iris and Bamberg, located in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter

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Asteroid 2011 MD Will Fly Close to Earth

According to scientists asteroid 2011 MD, whose size is between 8 to 18 meters, on Monday, June 27, 2011, at 13.26 GMT (17.26 GMT), will fly close to Earth, below the orbits of geostationary satellites.It will fly at a distance of 0.00012 AU from Earth, about 18 thousand kilometers, which is half the height of the geostationary satellites (about 36 thousand kilometers).Asteroid 2011MD was discovered only two days ago, on June 22, 2011.

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Asteroid 2009 BD and Earth

An asteroid called 2009 BD came within 215000 miles of Earth According to scientists asteroid is a small object only 7 meters which doesnt represent any threats Scientists think that after the close pass, asteroid 2009 BD didn’t recede into the depths of space, it will remain within 10 lunar distances of us for the next month or so.

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