2004 BL86 Has a Moon!


Vancouver fog obliterated any hope of catching a glimpse of asteroid 2004 BL86. No worries, NASA had me covered. Radar images from NASA’s Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, California revealed BL86 has its own moon. Yep, its very own little moon about 70 meters across. Oh man, I’m grinning like a fool. Check out the earthsky link below NASA’s video clip…

http://earthsky.org/space/asteroid-that-flew-past-earth-january-26-2015-has-a-moon?utm_source=EarthSky+News&utm_campaign=bbd0eaf8a0-EarthSky_News&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c643945d79-bbd0eaf8a0-393970565