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The indictment states that the police officers did not fulfill their responsibilities because they left the inebriated suspect by himself with potentially hazardous objects.
Slooh routinely tracks potentially hazardous objects (both asteroids and comets) whose sizes are large enough, and whose orbits take them near enough to our planet, that they have the potential to cause significant damage in the event of an impact.
The asteroid, spotted by star-gazers in Ukraine earlier this month and added to NASA's list of potentially hazardous objects (PHO), will fly safely past our world on August 26, 2032, at a safe distance of 110,000,000 miles.
6, 1997, and well before the detailed calculations of its future orbits, the asteroid's relatively large size and near-Earth orbit prompted astronomers to place it on a list of potentially hazardous objects.
Most of the potentially hazardous objects orbit at relatively low altitudes, about 300 to 500 miles above Earth.