3rd moon?

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    3rd moon?

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/2251386.stm

    Apparently, something that might become Earth's 3rd moon has been discovered... I didn't even know we had a second one!

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    Where's the second moon?

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    Earth's second one is called Cruithne. It was discovered in 1986 and it takes a convoluted horseshoe path around our planet as it is tossed about by the Earth's and the Moon's gravity.
    So we had it for some 16 years and I just found out...

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    ahh you missed the following days' report which said the 'third moon' was a piece of space junk probably from apollo 12

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/2253385.stm

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    Where have you been?

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    We've been so gung'ho with regard to polluting our own piece of space, (like the planet as a whole I guess), it is a wonder that there are only a few unidentified objects floating around up there.
    Wave upon wave of demented avengers march cheerfully out of obscurity unto the dream.

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    woah hold up?!?!??! we have two moons? *Hurries off to google to find out more*
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