Earth Got Another Moon Now


Earth only has a singular moon. Well, apparently we temporarily have a possible second moon. 2020 CD3 is an asteroid that was recently found to have entered Earth’s orbit roughly three years ago and will probably be leaving our orbit in the future.

This discovery was made by Teddy Pruyne and Kacper Wierzchos, astronomers at the Catalina Sky Survey. 2020 CD3 is not very huge either coming in with a diameter between 1.9-3.5 meters. That’s not very big, but this discovery is very cool.

This is only the second asteroid we know of that has entered Earth’s orbit with the first being 2006 RH120 which orbited the planet for 18 months and then left.


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