Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Potential threat to the Earth It is called 2022 AP7 and is a dangerous asteroid destined to collide with our planet.Recently discovered The hitherto unknown object, named 2022 AP7, could pose one of the biggest threats.Registered with the number 2022 AP7...
Astronomers have discovered three asteroids that had been “hiding” unseen in the sun’s glare. The space rocks are considered near-Earth objects—meaning their orbits take them within roughly 120 million miles of the sun.The biggest of the three asteroids, named 2022 AP7, is nearly...
A gargantuan asteroid measuring between 1,000 and 2,430 feet in diameter, is due to fly past Earth on November 1.The asteroid, named 2022 RM4, is traveling at speeds of roughly 52,500 miles per hour, and is expected to sail past the...
Three asteroids are headed for Earth on Monday, the first day of Rosh Hashanah, in what will be the first asteroid flybys of the Jewish New Year, according to NASA's asteroid tracker. Which asteroid is coming towards Earth? The three asteroids that...
As NASA's asteroid-deflecting DART mission approaches its target, simulators show what could happen to Earth in the event of an impact—and demonstrate the importance of research into planetary defense protocols.On Monday, the DART (Double Asteroid Redirection Test) spacecraft is expected to deliberately...
HIGHLIGHTSNASA has warned us about the enormous asteroid which is coming towards the Earth. Asteroid will make closest approach to earth by nearly missing at a distance of 3.7 million km. NASA also has a NEO Observations Program...
The report was published by Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), a research development lab at the California Institute of Technology.JPL discovered the extraterrestrial objects via its Asteroid Watch dashboard.All five asteroids are classified as near-Earth objects (NEO) but are not "potentially hazardous", therefore pose no risk to our...
The key element of NASA’s Planetary Defense effort is the Near-Earth Object (NEO) Observations Program, which is composed of projects to find, track, and characterize NEOs. To do so, they need a clear sky and telescopes.One of those, the...
An asteroid bigger than Egypt's Great Pyramid of Giza is due to fly by Earth for the first time in over 100 years on August 20.The asteroid, named 2019 AV13, is estimated to measure between around 330 feet and 750 feet in diameter—making...
Two skyscraper-size asteroids are zooming toward Earth this weekend, with one making its closest approach on Friday (July 29) and the second whizzing by on Saturday (July 30).The first asteroid, dubbed 2016 CZ31, will fly by around 7 p.m. ET...

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