2012 XE54 was discovered yesterday on December 9th.
It is a small 36 meter Apollo class near earth object.
It makes it’s close approach between Earth and Moon…
Earth — 2012-Dec-11 — 10:08 UTC — 0.0015 AU / .06 LD
Moon — 2012-Dec-11 — 16:52 UTC — 0.0021 AU
It will pass through the Earth’s shadow, a very rare event.
According to JPL Horizons data, previous close approaches were:
1982-Nov-11 — 0.4910 AU
1991-Apr-14 — 0.2563 AU
2002-Feb-22 — 0.1752 [...]
John Taylor, founder and CEO of the world’s largest currency hedge fund FX Concepts, spoke with Bloomberg TV’s Sara Eisen and said that Draghi’s promise to do what’s needed to preserve the euro will result in a weaker currency as the ECB prints more money than its counterparts. He said that Europe’s crisis is in the “second or third inning…it’s in the beginning. You’ve got a long way to go.”
By Sally Kestin, Sun Sentinel
May 6, 2012
A Boca Raton commuter with a smartphone has become a one-man speed enforcer, videotaping South Florida cops and government employees racing on the highways outside their jurisdictions.
His videos so far have captured two high-ranking speeders in uniform – a chief fire officer from Miami-Dade Countyand a police sergeant from Sunny Isles Beach. Both were driving marked SUVs home from work, their chiefs confirmed.
Also caught on camera: A Plantation utilities supervisor speeding to his job [...]