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New asteroid passes near the Earth

UNITED STATES (VOP) - A recent asteroid has discovered 64,000 kilometers of land on Friday, making it the second space rock to pass into the moon's orbit in a week, scientists from the US space agency said. Paul Chaudas, director of the Near-Earth Objects Research Center...

NASA: Earth is approaching an asteroid the size of a blue whale

UNITED STATES - NASA was informed that an asteroid approaching the Earth, the dimensions of which reach 40 meters in length and 15 meters in width.According to the Agency, it will take place on the closest to our planet distance on February 10. At the...

Will an asteroid hit the ground on Friday?

The Earth seems to have a date when an asteroid larger than the blue whale passes by on Friday February 9, less than a fifth the distance between our planet and the moon. The asteroid "2018 CB" was first observed by NASA's Catalina Sky Survey...

“Snowman” in space

NASA has published a picture showing the appearance of the "snowman" on the surface of an asteroid, because of the impact of collisions with other space objects. The picture taken by the US agency this week was taken by the Dawn spacecraft in 2011, showing...

The strange “skull asteroid” returns to us next year

In 2015, the astronomical community was concerned about the discovery of an asteroid, almost like the human skull, when viewed in suitable lighting conditions. The discovery of the asteroid coincided with the celebration of Halloween, passing by that date along the earth, and scientists believed...

‘Potentially dangerous’ large asteroid near Earth – NASA

Asteroid 3200 Phaethon, which is classified as "potentially dangerous", on December 16 will draw closer to Earth, NASA reported. According to the researchers, the heavenly body is closer to the minimum distance to our planet since its discovery in 1983. The diameter of Phaeton is about...

NASA announces mission to an asteroid that could ruin the global economy

NASA is eager to send a probe to the asteroid (16) Psyche whose study could not only shed light on the origins of the solar system, but also have a considerable impact on the global economy, assuming that we could bring back the precious...

Scientists proposed to catch up with the asteroid that had flown into the solar system

Scientists proposed to catch up and explore the unusual asteroid that flew into the solar system, which was opened in October this year. The asteroid Oumuamua differs from all the previously known huge hyperbolic speed and atypical form: it looks like an elongated cigar -...

Astronomers first discovered in the solar system asteroid in the form of a cigar

American scientists first recorded the so-called interstellar asteroid, which for hundreds of millions of years moved between the stars of the Milky Way and was in October in the solar system. The discovery was announced on Monday by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration...

Asteroid hit near Shangri-La County in SW China’s Yunnan

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Asteroid hit near Shangri-La County in SW China's Yunnan.The hit has made an explosion equivalent to 540 tons of TNT. An asteroid is reported to have hit near Shangri-La County in Southwest China's Yunnan Province.The hit has made an explosion equivalent to 540 tons of...

Huge asteroid flying very close to our planet at a distance of 1.1 million miles on April 19

Call it a close shave of a celestial sort. On April 19, an asteroid roughly the size of the Rock of Gibraltar will speed safely by Earth at a distance of 1.1 million miles — or less than five times the distance from Earth to...

DINOSAUR-KILLER ASTEROID – Nasa scientist warns of collision with ‘dinosaur-killer’ asteroid

Our planet is currently virtually defenceless against a strike by such a large object. ______ Planet Earth is effectively defenceless in the face of a “dinosaur-killer” asteroid strike, a Nasa scientist has warned. And the planet is overdue for an extinction-level event involving a giant space object...

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