this asteroid

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  • According to his observations, this asteroid accomplishes its revolution round the earth in three hours and twenty minutes only. Cited from The Moon-Voyage, by Jules Verne
  • They agree, so they set course for this asteroid.
  • Two weeks after its discovery this asteroid became lost and was not recovered for 95 years.
  • This asteroid was most probably formed from a larger body through a catastrophic collision with another object.
  • This relatively close approach to Earth made the discovery possible, as before the approach, scientists knew very little about this asteroid.
  • Early estimates of this asteroid's size put it at about in diameter.
  • This asteroid is named after famous American writer and author Mark Twain.
  • This asteroid was named in honour of the black Sea port city of Odessa.
  • The impact zone for this asteroid was in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • However, this asteroid was not observed beyond its initial appearance and a precise orbit could not be calculated.
  • This asteroid was observed for 2 months and then with time became a lost asteroid.
  • This asteroid would originally have been 26% water by mass, close to the water content of Ceres.
  • This asteroid was the 10th discovered and is fourth in size ranking.
  • This asteroid had whirled in from the cold of the interplanetary space, far outside our solar system. Cited from Brigands of the Moon, by Ray Cummings
  • This asteroid is named after Cernovice, the town in which the discoverer lived in his youth.
  • "I mean, if you were looking over this asteroid and you weren't sure whether the enemy had it or not, how close would you get?" Cited from Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet, by Harold Leland Goodwin
  • This asteroid might have been a pocket of pure thorium in the planet. Cited from Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet, by Harold Leland Goodwin
  • "Your orders say you're to capture this asteroid, blast it out of its orbit, and drive it back to earth!" Cited from Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet, by Harold Leland Goodwin
  • "I mean, if you were looking over this asteroid, and you weren't sure whether the enemy had it or not, how close would you get?" Cited from Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet, by Harold Leland Goodwin
  • "Hahn seems to fear we will plunge into this asteroid like a wild comet gone suddenly tangent!" Cited from Brigands of the Moon, by Ray Cummings
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