Aug 31, 2015

The Asteroid 2015 PU228 on 2015-08-24 Video

The Asteroid 2015 PU228 on 2015-08-24
Orbit Type:  Apollo [NEO, PHA]
3 stack of  5- 60  Second Luminance BIN2
Images taken with's
(TEL T7 0.43-m f/6.8 astrograph + CCD)
at AstroCamp Observatory. Nerpio, Spain 
(MPC Code  I89)
on  2015-08-24 from 02:00 to 02:57 UTC

 for more infomation  go to The Asteroid 2015 PU228 on 2015-08-24

(C) Steven M. Tilley

Note at time of upload 2015 PU228 is  listed on the "Sentry Risk Table"  and the  "NEODyS CLOMON2 risk page"  as  Torino Scale   1. 

HOWEVER this  is NOT a prediction of an  impact  but rather a statement there is insufficient observational data rule out  an impact on 2081-01-15.40  With additional observations this asteroid  will likely  be re-assignment to Torino Scale   0.

Torino Scale

at the time of upload the chance the asteroid will MISS the Earth is 99.9928%

For more infomation read  "Understanding Risk Pages" by Jon Giorgini

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