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Earth is about to capture a new ‘mini moon’ (but it might not be a moon at all) – Yahoo News Australia

But this particular mini-moon may be a little different – as experts have suggested it’s not a moon at all, but man-made space junk.

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A new mini-moon might be about to join Earths orbit briefly, before being hurled back into space.
Minimoons’ are only a few feet across, and each tends to do a stint of around a few months in orbit before resuming their previous lives as asteroids.
But this particular mini-moon may be a little different as experts have suggested its not a moon at all, but man-made space junk. 
Specifically, it may be a discarded part of a rocket launched in 1966, experts have suggested. 
The tiny object, kno…

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