Travelers in the Night Eps. 505 & 506: What A Night & Large PHA

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Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( @Nmcanopus ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. travelersinthenight.org

Today's 2 topics:

- On a recent clear night Hannes Groller posted 20 new objects on the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object Confirmation Page.

- Richard Kowalski discovered 2,000 foot diameter 2018 SK3. NASA classifies this giant space rock as a Potentially Hazardous Asteroid or PHA for short.

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