Cruithne: everything you know is wrong. login/pass=cypherpunk/cypherpunk to read this article on an asteroid which British scientists have classified as a second moon of the Earth. It is not a true moon, as it shares Earth’s orbit around the Sun, following an odd horseshoe pattern. To locate Cruithne check out today’s map of the solar system (hint: it’s near Venus, but closer to Mercury’s orbit.) Elsewhere in space, the Hubble telescope can see once again, and the view is truly amazing.

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