Kimberly (20 Feb 2012)
"To David Daughtery: Twin Asteroids To Make Close Approach Apr. 6 & 7 - PASSOVER"


 
David, the vision you had is amazing!!!  I was looking at near earth objects several weeks ago and these caught my attention because of the dates and the lunar distances.  When I read about your vision, I knew that I needed to tell you about these. 

This asteroid is due to pass by on March 28.  This is 2-3 days from Shabbat HaGadol (Great Sabbath), the Sabbath preceeding Passover.

Object Name(2002 EW8)
Close Approach Date:  2012-Mar-28
Miss Distance (AU):  0.1996
Miss Distance (LD):   77.7
Estimated Diameter*:  53 m - 120 m
H (mag):  23.5
Relative Velocity (km/s)13.67

The miss distance of this asteroid is 77.7 Lunar Distances.


Take a look at these 2 asteroids.  One passes by on April 6 (Erev Pesach), the other on April 7 (Pesach I).

Object Name(2003 UD22)
Close Approach Date:  2012-Apr-06
Miss Distance (AU):  0.1711
Miss Distance (LD):   66.6
Estimated Diameter*:  320 m - 720 m
H (mag):  19.6
Relative Velocity (km/s)12.91


Object Name(1995 DW1)
Close Approach Date:  2012-Apr-07
Miss Distance (AU):  0.1711
Miss Distance (LD):   66.6
Estimated Diameter*:  160 m - 360 m
H (mag):  21.1
Relative Velocity (km/s)12.85

The miss distance of both these asteroids are 66.6 Lunar Distances.
There are 10 days between the event on 3/28 and the event on 4/7.

http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/ca/

Kimberly