November 8, 2011

On November 8, 2011, asteroid 2005 YU55 passed within 0.85 lunar distances of the Earth. This was approximately 201,700 miles. It passed between the Moon and the Earth. If it had taken a left turn at Albuquerque, the Mayan prediction for the world ending in 2012 could have happened a year early. Except it didn’t and we’re still here and the Mayans were wrong about 2012 just as the Millerites were wrong about 1844.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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