Asteroid 2002 AJ129
JAKARTA, NNC – NASA is tracking a large asteroid that will pass through Earth at 10.9 Lunar Distance on February 4, 2018.
- The asteroid, named 2002 AJ129 has an estimated diameter of 760.
- The asteroid will travel at 76,000 mph (122,541 km/h), which makes it nearly 15 times faster than the world’s fastest manned aircraft, the hypersonic North American X-15.
- Despite having a ‘dangerous’ classification,
Space Events in 2018
7 of The Most Epic Space Events You Should Get Ready For in 2018
Asteroid 3200 Phaethon and Geminids meteor shower
SPACE is pulling out all the showstoppers ahead of Christmas, with a meteor shower and a vast asteroid rock in store for lucky stargazers.
Wondering where the Geminids come from? Introducing their spacey mother, a vast asteroid belt that last visited earth in 1974, but is flying by later this week.
When will Asteroid 3200 Phaethon fly past Earth?
After tonight’s Geminids meteor shower, the enormous space rock Asteroid 3200 will sweep by
Capture the Asteroid Competition 2017
This year´s Capture the Asteroid Competition is closed and all submissions are finally judged. Firstly, a big thank you to our partner Northolt Branch Observatory for their good cooperation and especially for their expert support.
All the submissions were exceptional and very close together. The decision was not made lightly for us. Nevertheless we have chosen our top three: Robert Magno, Jim Ferreira &