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Showing posts with label Near-Earth Asteroid. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Near-Earth Asteroid. Show all posts

Friday, November 8, 2019

481394 (2006 SF6): Enormous 2,000-foot-wide Asteroid to Speed Past Earth at 18,000 Miles Per Hour in November


481394 (2006 SF6): Enormous 2,000-foot-wide Asteroid to Speed Past Earth at 18,000 Miles Per Hour in November


Article Excerpt: "... 481394 (2006 SF6) according to NASA projections, there won't be another approach as close as the one on November 20 over the course of the next two centuries ..."


Reference: www.newsweek.com
More Reading: NASA's Center for Near Earth Object Studies

Friday, November 9, 2018

How to Watch a Near-Earth Asteroid Zoom Closer to Earth than the Moon


How to Watch a Near-Earth Asteroid Zoom Closer to Earth than the Moon


Article Excerpt: "... On Saturday (Nov. 10), the near-Earth asteroid 2018 VX1 will zip within about 236,100 miles (380,000 kilometers) of Earth. That's closer than the moon, which hangs out about 238,900 miles (384,400 km) away as it orbits Earth. While this space rock encounter is close, it won't pose any danger ..."


Reference: www.livescience.com