|Orbit Diagram. Credit : NASA /JPL|
2011 OD18 was discovered yesterday morning by La Sagra Observatory in Spain after it flew between the Earth and Moon three days ago, according to initial calculations. It took until the last day of the month for July's first close-passer discovery, but this is usually a slow month in the NEO business.
It approached 0.5 Lunar Distances. Newly discovered intruder 2011 OD18 is between 15 m - 33 m .
If entered our atmosphere it would break before reaching the surface.