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NASA Picture of the Day: Dragon over Central Park
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Still bathed in sunlight the International Space Station (ISS) arced through this Manhattan evening sky on May 30. Moving left to right, its bright trail was captured in this composite image with a series of 5 second long exposures. Stars left short trails and lights were reflected in still waters looking toward the north across the Central Park reservoir. Chasing the ISS in low Earth orbit the Crew Dragon spacecraft dubbed Endeavour also left a trail through that urban night.
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Asteroid Flybys Over the next 7 Days
NameDateMin Dia. (m)Max Dia. (m)Rel. Velocity (mph)Miss Distance (miles)
(2020 BP13)5th Jun15133832,08529,589,813
(2013 KN6)6th Jun5301185101,45941,825,953
471926 Jormungandr (2013 KN6)6th Jun5061132101,45941,825,808
163348 (2002 NN4)6th Jun25356724,9323,164,992
(2013 VY13)9th Jun15234259,77345,009,466
(2001 VC2)10th Jun14632623,43214,900,737
152978 (2000 GJ147)10th Jun31971430,80629,825,759
438955 (2010 LN14)10th Jun16737551,15725,823,567
(2020 JU)11th Jun16837514,3767,686,712
325395 (2009 CQ5)11th Jun840187932,39126,827,843