Astronomers believe the earth may have a second moon. At least that is for a short time.
Astronomers at the NASA-funded Catalina Sky Survey believe they’ve spotted an asteroid that has been caught in Earth’s gravity.
The asteroid is believed to be between 1.9 and 3.5 meters in diameter.
Earth captured object the called 2020 CD3 on the night of February 15th, 2017. Since then they believe it has been orbiting the earth.
It’s the second asteroid that’s known to have entered Earth’s orbit. The previous one, 2006 RH120, was also discovered by the CSS and orbited Earth for 18 months over 2006 and 2007.