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 itelescope.net'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.
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