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Friday Night News

Canada, take your trash back
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/04/canada-rubbish-festers-philippines-activists-demand-action-190425135433811.html

Hey, a new One Horned Indian Rhino!

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/adorable-rare-one-horned-indian-210548687.html

Who’s watching out for the bad asteroids?

https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/news/900/10-things-you-should-know-about-planetary-defense/

Egypt shuts down much of the internet to help ferry though pro dictatorial Constitutional changes.

https://madamasr.com/en/2019/04/16/news/u/egypt-blocks-over-34000-websites-in-attempt-to-shut-down-constitutional-amendments-opposition-campaign/


Asteroids Do What??

Asteroid 6478 Gault is self destructing

https://spacetelescope.org/news/heic1906/?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=SocialSignIn

Asteroid Bennu spits a plume

https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-mission-reveals-asteroid-has-big-surprises


First Observed Interstellar Visitor

https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=7006
It’s obviously a probe now returning to it’s home planet. Expect conquering visitors soon…


The Earth Has Two Moons, For A While

Probably about 70 meters across (little less than a Football Field).
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=6537


This 3600 FT Long Asteroid Passes Us Safely Tomorrow

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=4807
Very strange shape…


The Halloween Asteroid 2015 TB145

Wider than 4 Football fields and moving fast. Wonder when it will be back? It will be a bit farther away than the Moon..
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=4745


(Video) Contact Binary Asteroid 1999 JD6

Cool Radar video. Passing pretty far from Earth, but at over a mile wide, if something nudges it into an impact orbit it would likely be an extinction event..