The Earth has a New Mini-Moon (for now) — 2020 CD3

The Earth is now being orbited by a new small moon, about the size of a car. What do we know about 2020 CD3?

The Earth is continually accompanied by the Moon, producing tides, stabilizing our environment, and giving lovers a target to stare at in the evening sky. Now, it appears we now have a second moon in the skies above us — at least for now.

The asteroid 2020 CD3 entered orbit around Earth before being found by astronomers examining results from the Catalina Sky Survey. Astronomers know of more than a million…



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