If you’re suffering from Halloween withdrawal, a spooky asteroid will soon be here to help. The 700 metre asteroid that looks uncannily like a skull first passed our planet on October 31, 2015, in time for Halloween. Now, it’s set to make a return tomorrow, November 11, 2018, giving scientists another opportunity to study the strange phenomenon.

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Earth is set for another spooky encounter with a dead comet that looks uncannily like a skull that first passed our planet at 78,000mph (125,500km/h) at a distance of 310,000 miles (499,000km) on October 31, 2015, just in time for Halloween. By Jose Antonia Penas via SINC

Earth is set for another spooky encounter with a 700 metre asteroid that looks uncannily like a skull. The space rock first passed ‘close’ to our planet at 78,000mph (125,500km/h) at a distance of 310,000 miles (499,000km) on October 31, 2015, just in time for Halloween.

Now, the famously skull-shaped space rock 2015 TB145 will zoom past Earth on Nov. 11, coming within 24 million miles (38 million kilometers) of our planet. That’s about one-fourth the distance from Earth to the sun, which is 93 million miles (150 million km).it’s set to make a return in November 2018.

Astronomers analysing the 2015 readings found that the asteroid likely completes one rotation every 2.94 hours. The object measures between 625 and 700 metres (2,000 to 2,300 feet), its shape is a slightly flattened ellipsoid, and its rotation axis was roughly perpendicular to the Earth at the time of its closest proximity.

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The return of skull-shaped asteroid in November 2018. By NASA

The amount of heat which it retains and the speed at which it absorbs or transfers heat is consistent with that of similar sized asteroids. The reflectivity or albedo of the surface of this asteroid is around five or six per cent.

In a written statement, researcher Pablo Santos-Sanz, from the Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia, said: ‘This means that it is very dark, only slightly more reflective than charcoal. It has a magnitude of 26.5, which means it is only visible from Earth using very large telescopes or space telescopes.

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The skull-shaped asteroid. By National Science Foundation (NSF)

Back in 2015, the comet’s approach led to claims from conspiracy theorists that it could cause earthquakes and tsunamis. And I assume it would wipe out any city it happened to hit. But if it were to hit, there is a 71 per cent chance it will hit water. Maybe a tsunami would be the biggest concern.

Scientists think that the asteroid could in fact be an extinct comet which lost its volatile compounds after orbiting the Sun numerous times. Asteroid 2015 TB145 was discovered on October 10, 2015, by the University of Hawaii’s Pan-STARRS-1 (Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System) on Haleakala, Maui, part of the NASA-funded Near-Earth Object Observations (NEOO) Program. Asteroid 2015 TB145 safely flew by our planet at just under 1.3 lunar distances, or about 302,000 miles (486,000 kilometers), on Halloween, October 31, 2015, at 1 pm ET (10 am PT, 5pm GMT).

Because of its erratic orbit, Nasa isn’t sure where it will go, but the space agency says it’s confident it will not hit Earth.

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23 COMMENTS

  1. “The return of skull-shaped asteroid in November 2018. By NASA”

    NASA is the Reptilian Space Agency. The red ribbon on NASA symbol represent snake (reptilian) tongue. Some people was told on NASA’s observatory in Hawaii “You, humans are our food on our planet.” Yes, people working in NASA are NOT human, but reptilian people from Orion Star System, Sirius B and Draco Star System. They have colony on this Solar System, especially Moon, Mars and Moons of Saturn.

    Their food is our human children. That is why they love the symbol of “Skull and Bones”. “Skull and Bones” are their trophy accumulating in their secret underground base “catacomb”, hundred of thousands of them. They have also “Bone Collectors”, guys to collect human “Skull and Bones” after reptilian finish their meal = human bodies.

    Those reptilian population in the world is about 15% of whole population on the Earth. Those reptilian have out of space blood type Rh negative. They look like human, but they are disguising as human by wearing kind of holograms or riding human hybrid bodies created in their secret underground bases.

    I myself, this skull shape asteroid exist. But if they believe it exist, just for them it exist, and create mayhem during Halloween, their satanic holiday. Many of reptilians might perish during that time.

    • I myself believe the reason of the bridge collapse is again something happened to their secret underground base just under the bridge.

      Usually when they build bridge, they also make their underground base or passages. How far they dig the earth to make bridge foundation? How thick the bridge foundation structure? You can easily imagine that they can build something under the bridge foundation or inside bridge foundation. If you look the location of this bridge on Google Map, you can find this bridge is sandwiched between 2 tunnels, too. As I mentioned before, tunnels have also reptilian underground base or facility beside highway. Do you think those reptilian construction guys build what they promised you? Of course, they build something else just for them.

      • You can compare before and after collapse of this bridge.

        Genoa bridge, before and after, autostrada A10, Polcevera a Genova, Ponte Morandi
        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyO9Y89EH2Y

        In Italy, do you remember they had oil tanker explosion in some section of highway? That section of the highway bridge collapsed after the huge explosion. It was just a few days ago?

  2. I’ve found UFO flying over this collapsed bridge in Italy on February 2018.

    Autostrada A10 rallentamenti per lavori su Ponte Morandi – Motorway Genoa
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhtuXGKJgGs

    Starting at 4:07, you can see a flying object appearing and disappearing at right upper side. If you go through Google to Youtube with a function button, you can slow down the video 4 times, and you can see it better.

  3. How Big do Tsunamis Get?
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=411&v=7oaGUg7ik_c

    I was looking for a novel CIA classified so that nobody can read it. A novel explains how Mega Tsunami coming onto US. First, 2~3 mile high tsunami devastate on the west coast like California, and it takes 3 days to reach to the east coast of US. Why CIA hid this novel if it’s a just novel? CIA believes it is high chance that it will happen near future. 3 days of mega tsunami to demolish US match 3 days of darkness. We might not very much conceive mega tsunami, instead, we might have 3 days of darkness to reach the next dimension or another planet. We never know. But I certainly feel the 3rd dimensional Earth will end soon. Yes, the end of the time is near.

  4. Mumbai: Blast causes huge fire at BPCL plant in Chembur
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWGWVLXgQjE

    There are so many oil refinery plant explosions all over the world since 2011. Some of them were so powerful that so many workers had been killed. These events telling you that the days of oil industries will be over soon.

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