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Potentially Hazardous Asteroid Will Skim Past Earth

Potentially Hazardous Asteroid Will Skim Past Earth

The potentially hazardous asteroid AG33 will make its nearest path to the planet on April 28, 2022, nearly two million miles from Earth which is eight times the average distance between Earth and the moon, just after 10:45 pm ET. Although with an absolute magnitude of 19.41, it is only visible to the largest telescopes. […]

Asteroid to Pass Near Earth

Asteroid to Pass Near Earth

NASA is tracking a “potentially hazardous” asteroid that will pass near the Earth on March 4, 2022. The large rock is larger than Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the world’s tallest skyscraper at 830 meters tall. The closest the asteroid is supposed to come to the Earth is 4.9 million kilometers. This is well outside the […]

Asteroid 2015 TB145 Will Haunt Earth Again

Asteroid 2015 TB145 Will Haunt Earth Again

Asteroid 2015 TB145, nicknamed the Halloween Asteroid, created a buzz in 2015. The object is a flattened ellipsoid. Its creepy appearance resembles a human skull measuring 625 and 700 meters wide. At its closest proximity, its rotation axis was roughly perpendicular to the Earth. Its thermal inertia is consistent with other space rocks of similar […]