Giant asteroid makes its closest approach to Earth in centuries - CBS News

A huge, shiny, peanut-shaped asteroid reportedly swung safely by Earth Wednesday morning, coming within a distance of 1.1 million miles of the planet — about 4.6 times the distance from Earth to the moon. The bright asteroid 2014 JO25 came towards ...

NASA just filmed a 'potentially hazardous' asteroid flying near Earth, and it may be 2 times bigger than thought - Yahoo Finance

The space rock looks like a peanut and may be twice as big as some of the tallest skyscrapers on Earth. It will safely fly past Earth on Wednesday, April 19. NASA recently turned down an asteroid-hunting telescope program to find objects like 2014 JO25.

An Asteroid Is Swinging By Earth Today For Its Closest Visit In 400 Years - WAMC

This composite of 30 images of asteroid 2014 JO25 was generated with radar data collected using NASA's Goldstone Solar System Radar in California's Mojave Desert. NASA/JPL-Caltech/GSSR. Originally published on April 19, 2017 11:18 am ...

Huge and fast (but not too furious) asteroid called The Rock after Dwayne Johnson is coming close to Earth today - Glasgow Evening Times

A huge asteroid is set to zoom past Earth today in the closest encounter for over a decade. Object 2014 JO25 will be visible in the sky as it passes 4.6 times further away than the Moon. The rock, known as The Rock after Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, is ...

Asteroid set to fly by Earth today - News.Az

Don't worry - Nasa has said there is no danger that the rock will hit our planet! In fact, it will pass us at a distance of 1.1 million miles away, according to BBC. It is the first time that the asteroid has flown near to Earth like this for 400 years ...