…at least according to this article it isn’t, but it is a “quasi-satellite.” They do say in about 5,000 years or so it might become one of Earth’s moons for a while. The interesting thing about this particular satellite (it’s natural) is the orbital configuration, which scientists label co-orbital. Such a weird one coinciding with the Earth’s…and it’s not the only one. Read the article to figure out the other ones.
- The Lonely Moon (ellemedit1234.wordpress.com)