Near the Sun found a man-made object

28 May

Sun, objectAstronomers have found close to the Sun object, made by people. A new artificial satellite star wrote Portal Universe Today, which also allowed seeing the photo of the object, which was given the name 2010 KQ.

For the first time in 2010 KQ was discovered during the review of the sky to open up near-Earth asteroids Catalina Sky Survey May 16, 2010. The object is in orbit around a star with a period of 1.04 years. Because of the shape and inclination of the orbit as originally adopted for the asteroid, but later it was suggested that the 2010 KQ was placed on Earth.

Most likely, the object orbiting the Sun is the fourth stage of the Soviet carrier rocket “Proton”, which turned into space unmanned interplanetary station “Luna-23”. The launch took place on October 28, 1974.

Recently, man-made object appeared in a remote area of space from the Earth – in the main asteroid belt. Office of Dawn will be along with asteroids revolve around the sun, and astronomers to send data on the largest sites of the main belt – the dwarf planet Ceres and asteroid Vesta.

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