Discovered 2000 June 22 by J. Broughton at Reedy Creek Observatory, Asteroid Larry 30440 is closest to the earth on Monday, August 8th, 2016. If you listen closely you can hear him say: “OOO, Wise guy eh?”
Moe and Curly also have asteroids named for them. Read more about Asteroid Larry on the JPL website.
A Three Stooge salute to https://twitter.com/RonBaalke, who always keeps us posted on the status of our Stooges in Space!