Close call: When asteroids whisk past Earth - Yahoo News

A peanut-shaped asteroid 1.3 kilometres (3,280 feet) across streaked past Earth on Wednesday, giving astronomers a rare chance to check out a big space rock up close. But not too close. Dubbed 2014-JO25, the asteroid came nearest at 12:20 GMT and is ...

NASA Radar Spots Relatively Large Asteroid Prior to Flyby - NASA/JPL Edu News (press release) (blog)

Radar Imagery of Asteroid 2014 JO25 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. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/GSSR

See the big peanut-shaped asteroid zooming by Earth Wednesday - CNET

These 30 images show all the face of asteroid JO25. NASA/JPL-Caltech/GSSR. Asteroid 2014 JO25 looks like something you'd find in a snack bag at a ballgame. NASA released a series of images of the peanut-shaped space rock on Tuesday just prior to its ...

Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life - Live 5 News

WASHINGTON (AP) - Astronomers have found yet another planet that seems to have just the right Goldilocks combination for life: Not so hot and not so cold. It's not so far away, either. This new, big, dense planet is rocky, like Earth, and has the right ...

'Potentially hazardous' asteroid passes by earth keeping sky gazers glued - ummid.com

Seattle: An asteroid, more than a 400 meters wide, will pass close to Earth on Wednesday, zooming by at a distance of just over a 1.8 million kilometers, but with no chance of impact, according to NASA scientists. According to NASA the encounter on ...

Worried about gigantic asteroids hurtling towards Earth? There's a graph for that - Wired.co.uk

In 1908, an asteroid crashed into a forest in Siberia. The force is estimated to have flattened 80 million trees with the heat from the burning rock being felt up to 35 miles away. The Tunguska event, as it became known, released energy equivalent to ...

Gigantic Asteroid to Fly Past Earth in a Near Miss on Wednesday - Chronicle Day

On Wednesday 19th April, a massive asteroid, officially known as 2014 JO25, and measuring about the size of the Rock of Gibraltar, will whiz past the Earth at a safe distance of 1.1 million miles, roughly 5 times the distance to our moon. Fortunately ...

An asteroid is swinging by Earth today for its closest visit in 400 years - Minnesota Public Radio News

A composite of 30 images of asteroid 2014 JO25 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. Earth is ...

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 ...

Day of Judgment Not Nigh, Yet: Giant Asteroid Heading for Earth, Will Miss, Just - Sputnik International

A vast asteroid thrusting through space at 33 kilometers per second is set to rush past Earth April 20 - while it will miss the planet by almost two million kilometers, the impending blast-by is perhaps a reminder that mankind must be vigilant, and ...

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.

NASA releases video of large asteroid during close pass of Earth - WAAY

NASA captured radar images of asteroid 2014 JO25 with the massive Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex in California just before the space rock made its closest flyby in 400 years. It still isn't passing close enough to cause worry - it's going ...

Asteroid to pass somewhat close to Earth Wednesday - News 12 New Jersey

An asteroid the size of six football fields will pass somewhat close to Earth Wednesday, NASA said. Like Tweet. Share Pin Email. 0 Comments. April 19, 2017 9:59 AM. EDISON - An asteroid the size of six football fields will pass somewhat close to Earth ...

Big space rock to streak past Earth today - The Tribune

This composite of 30 images of asteroid 2014 JO25 was generated with radar data collected using NASA''s Goldstone Solar System Radar. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/GSSR. Paris, April 19. An asteroid stretching 650 metre across is on track to whoosh past ...

A massive asteroid is passing Earth TONIGHT - what you need to know - Coventry Telegraph

The huge space rock - roughly the size of The Rock of Gibraltar - is called 2014-J25. It will pass "very closely" to our planet, experts have suggested. The huge celestial body is believed to be up to three-quarters of a mile wide, the ECHO reports ...

Close shave: Large asteroid passing near Earth - KMBC Kansas City

We're going to be fine. It's more than a million miles away, and NASA promises the peanut-shaped space rock isn't coming this close again for at least 500 years. Advertisement. Asteroid 2014 JO25 will make a relatively close flyby of the Earth on ...

Huge asteroid to zip 'near' Earth on Wednesday - 9NEWS.com

A space rock passing close to earth tonight. Joining us to talk about this all is CU Boulder Planetary Scientist Dan Scheeres. USA TODAY , KUSA 10:12 AM. MDT April 19, 2017. (Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech). CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ ...

NASA warns 2000ft asteroid 2014 JO24 approaching Earth is 'potentially hazardous' - Daily Star

A MASSIVE “potentially hazardous” asteroid is hurtling towards Earth in its closest encounter in 400 years. By Henry Holloway / Published 19th April 2017. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0 ...

Largest asteroid to zoom by Earth: NASA - Hindu Business Line

An asteroid, more than a quarter mile (400 metres) wide, will pass close to Earth on Wednesday, zooming by at a distance of just over a million miles (1.8 million km), but with no chance of impact, according to NASA scientists. Smaller asteroids ...

Massive asteroid to pass planet Earth 'very closely' tonight - Liverpool Echo

An asteroid the size of The Rock of Gibraltar will miss planet Earth “very closely” later today. The huge celestial body - called 2014-J25 - is believed to be up to three-quarters of a mile wide and it is expected whizz by just over a million miles away.