2004 BL86 - updates

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Aquino on Maguindanao, ISIS threat, Pacquiao-Mayweather | The wRap

Jan 28, 2015 - 8:23 PM

President Aquino evades questions on authorizing the Special Forces operation in Maguindanao ISIS threatens to kill hostages within 24 hours Mayweather to Pacquiao “stop lying”

Big asteroid that skimmed Earth has its own moon – NASA

Jan 28, 2015 - 10:35 AM

The odd couple of 2004 BL86 and its moon will not come this way again for another two centuries astronomers say

Asteroid 2004 BL86, which safely flew past Earth on Jan. 26, 2015.  NASA/JPL-Caltech

Mountain-sized asteroid to skim by Earth

Jan 26, 2015 - 10:48 PM

The asteroid s closest approach to Earth is expected around 1600 GMT but it will be dim because Earth will see only a portion of its illuminated side

This graphic from NASA shows the passage of asteroid 2004 BL86. NASA/JPL-Caltech

Maguindanao clash, Binay faces arrest, ISIS execution | The wRap

Jan 26, 2015 - 7:08 PM

At least 43 cops killed in a Maguindanao encounter Makati mayor Junjun Binay faces arrest ISIS says it beheaded a Japanese hostage