Earth’s new “near-moon” will stick around for hundreds of years

Earth's new "near-moon" will stick around for hundreds of years

Astronomers recently discovered an asteroid tracking our planet on its annual journey around the sun. Dubbed 2023 FW13, this asteroid is considered by experts to be a near-moon or near-satellite, as it orbits the sun in a similar time frame to Earth’s, although it is only slightly affected by our planet’s gravitational pull. The asteroid … Read more