telescope http://kcur.org en Kansas Man Finds Potentially Hazardous Asteroid http://kcur.org/post/kansas-man-finds-potentially-hazardous-asteroid <p></p><p>An eastern Kansas man who built his own telescope and operates it from a shed in his back yard has discovered a previously unknown and potentially hazardous asteroid.</p><p>Gary Hug lives near Scranton. He was trying to help plot the orbit of a known Near Earth Object when he noticed something Sunday night that appeared to be moving too slow to be a satellite, but too fast to be a main belt asteroid.</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 15:44:20 +0000 Bryan Thompson 30144 at http://kcur.org Kansas Man Finds Potentially Hazardous Asteroid