Presence a object of the same characteristics as plastic bag He attracted the attention of the astronomer.
Scientists at the Haleakala Observatory in Hawaii spotted this "bag" floating around the planet Earth in an ellipse it's about 600 kilometers from the surface and then travels to 538,261 kilometers, turning 1.4 times more than a month.
The nickname A10bMLz, the object would have a few meters wide, but weighs only one gram.
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Astronomers at the Northolt Branch Observatory in London said the material had been suspended in space after launching a rocket, and that probably represents a metal sheet.
Actually, they exist about 500 thousand pieces of floating waste around Earth From them, NASA monitors and monitors about 50 thousand larger sizes.
Items like "garbage bags" were seen earlier, according to the slogan The IndependentBut this it is the first one to be seen in such a distant orbit.