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Asteroid 2017 AG13 zoomed terrifyingly close to Earth and we didn't see it coming - The Sun;

Asteroid 2017 AG13 zoomed terrifyingly close to Earth and we didn't see it coming - The Sun

The SunAsteroid 2017 AG13 zoomed terrifyingly close to Earth and we didn't see it comingThe SunA HIGHRISE-sized asteroid slipped quietly between the Earth and the moon yesterday, but we didn't even see it coming. Now designated 2017 AG13, the 10-storey (25-35m) tall space rock was first spotted on Saturday by the Catalina Sky Survey and was ...and more »

NASA's Bold Plan to Save Earth From Killer Asteroids - NBCNews.com;

NASA's Bold Plan to Save Earth From Killer Asteroids - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comNASA's Bold Plan to Save Earth From Killer AsteroidsNBCNews.comAn artist's rendition of asteroid 2016 WF9 as it passes Jupiter's orbit inbound toward the sun. NASA / JPL-Caltech. Share; Share · Tweet · Comment · Email; Print. advertisement. Just beyond Earth's home in the solar system, about 94 million miles from ...and more »

Asteroid 2017 AG13 slips through Earth's defences - NEWS.com.au;

Asteroid 2017 AG13 slips through Earth's defences - NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.auAsteroid 2017 AG13 slips through Earth's defencesNEWS.com.auA HIGHRISE-sized asteroid capable of exploding with the force of 700 megatons slipped quietly past the Earth yesterday, twice as close as the Moon. We didn't see it coming. Jamie SeidelNews Corp Australia Network. January 10, 201711:17am. Asteroid ...and more »

A Surprise Asteroid Just Zipped Between the Earth and the Moon - Inverse;

A Surprise Asteroid Just Zipped Between the Earth and the Moon - Inverse

InverseA Surprise Asteroid Just Zipped Between the Earth and the MoonInverseOn Monday, an asteroid zoomed past the Earth, coming closer to our home planet than the moon orbits around it. The asteroid, which was about the size of a 10-story building, didn't hit the Earth — which is a pretty good thing since astronomers didn't ...and more »

Another near miss: Is Earth ready for an incoming space rock? - Christian Science Monitor;

Another near miss: Is Earth ready for an incoming space rock? - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorAnother near miss: Is Earth ready for an incoming space rock?Christian Science MonitorJanuary 10, 2017 —Two days. That's how much warning astronomers had that asteroid 2017 AG13 was coming. Barely enough time to call up Bruce Willis. Discovered on Saturday, 2017 AG13 passed between Earth and the moon on Monday morning.and more »

An Asteroid Passed Pretty Close to Earth This Week - TIME;

An Asteroid Passed Pretty Close to Earth This Week - TIME

TIMEAn Asteroid Passed Pretty Close to Earth This WeekTIMEAn asteroid whizzed past Earth this week about two days after it was first detected by astronomers, the Boston Globe reports. The space rock, which is officially called 2017 AG13, flew between Earth and the moon Monday about 8 a.m. EST, notes Eric ...and more »

Asteroid's Close Brush With Earth: Is The Planet Ready For Incoming Space Rocks? - Tech Times;

Asteroid's Close Brush With Earth: Is The Planet Ready For Incoming Space Rocks? - Tech Times

Tech TimesAsteroid's Close Brush With Earth: Is The Planet Ready For Incoming Space Rocks?Tech TimesAn asteroid made its closest approach to Earth last Monday morning, and while it's no killer space rock, how prepared are we for these near-Earth objects? Pictured is the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope on Maui's Mount Haleakala, Hawaii, which has produced the ...and more »

Close encounters of the asteroid kind - The Boston Globe;

Close encounters of the asteroid kind - The Boston Globe

The Boston GlobeClose encounters of the asteroid kindThe Boston GlobeA previously undetected asteroid that could rival the size of a mid-sized Boston office building passed by Earth this week in a close shave that brought the object within half the distance of the moon. The space rock — with the catchy name 2017 AG13 ...and more »

Asteroid size of 10-story building passes between Earth and moon - HPPR;

Asteroid size of 10-story building passes between Earth and moon - HPPR

HPPRAsteroid size of 10-story building passes between Earth and moonHPPRAs CNET reports, an asteroid the size of a 10-story building passed half way between the Earth and the moon shortly after scientists at the Catalina Sky Survey first discovered it on Saturday. Asteroid 2017 AG13 was from 36 to 111 feet across and was ...and more »

Earth Just had a Near Miss With an Asteroid - Daily Disruption;

Earth Just had a Near Miss With an Asteroid - Daily Disruption

Daily DisruptionEarth Just had a Near Miss With an AsteroidDaily DisruptionScientists on Earth and in space were shocked when an asteroid flew by Earth early morning Monday. Experts estimated the size of the asteroid close to that of a 10-storey building. Astronomers from the University of Arizona Catalina Sky Survey spotted ...and more »

An Unexpected Asteroid Just Zoomed Very Close Past Earth - National Geographic Australia;

An Unexpected Asteroid Just Zoomed Very Close Past Earth - National Geographic Australia

National Geographic AustraliaAn Unexpected Asteroid Just Zoomed Very Close Past EarthNational Geographic AustraliaThe rock was only discovered two days before it swung past us 50% closer than the Moon. Follow; Share · Tweet. Follow; Share; Comment. It was nearly midnight here in Australia when a sneaky asteroid flew really close past our planet on the evening of 9 ...and more »

Asteroid buzzes Earth - Space Daily

Asteroid buzzes EarthSpace DailyOn Monday morning Earth barely escaped being struck by a newly-discovered asteroid dubbed 2017 AG13.The asteroid, belonging to the Aten group of asteroids between 11 and 34 meters in diameter, was spotted by scientists at the University of ...and more »

A Giant Asteroid Flew By Frighteningly Close to Earth and no One Knew it was Coming - Newsline;

A Giant Asteroid Flew By Frighteningly Close to Earth and no One Knew it was Coming - Newsline

NewslineA Giant Asteroid Flew By Frighteningly Close to Earth and no One Knew it was ComingNewslineYesterday, a high-rise-sized asteroid glided silently past the Earth, twice as near as the moon and we didn't see it coming. The Catalina Sky Survey first spotted the 10-storey (80-115 feet) tall space rock, now designated as 2017 AG13, late on Sunday.and more »

Killer Asteroids are Hitting Earth, but NASA has a Plan - Daily Disruption;

Killer Asteroids are Hitting Earth, but NASA has a Plan - Daily Disruption

Daily DisruptionKiller Asteroids are Hitting Earth, but NASA has a PlanDaily DisruptionScientists at NASA are closely monitoring an asteroid that could potentially reel towards Earth as it nears orbit. The incoming asteroid called Bennu would have catastrophic effects should it hit Earth, reports showed. NASA reported that the asteroid ...and more »

Asteriod 2017 AG13 Flew By Very Near To Earth - iTech Post;

Asteriod 2017 AG13 Flew By Very Near To Earth - iTech Post

iTech PostAsteriod 2017 AG13 Flew By Very Near To EarthiTech PostSpace scientist say that 2017 AG13, a 111-foot asteroid that flew by Earth along toward a distance of about 120,000 miles on Monday morning (January 9), was seen for the first time only about two day before it passed by. The latest incident has ...and more »

Asteroid Barely Misses The Earth While Flying By Closer Than The Moon - Racing Junky;

Asteroid Barely Misses The Earth While Flying By Closer Than The Moon - Racing Junky

Racing JunkyAsteroid Barely Misses The Earth While Flying By Closer Than The MoonRacing JunkyNASA's probes keep their eyes in the space searching for any celestial objects, including asteroids and comets, coming closer to the earth's orbit. The space agency is able to identify such objects months, and sometimes years before they come in the ...and more »

Giant asteroid zoomed terrifyingly close to Earth and we didn't see it coming - New York Post;

Giant asteroid zoomed terrifyingly close to Earth and we didn't see it coming - New York Post

New York PostGiant asteroid zoomed terrifyingly close to Earth and we didn't see it comingNew York PostAn artist's rendition of asteroid 2016 WF9 as it passes Jupiter's orbit inbound toward the sun. NASA. Originally Published By: A high-rise-sized asteroid slipped quietly past the Earth yesterday, twice as close as the moon. We didn't see it coming.and more »

A Building-Sized Asteroid Just Barely Missed The Earth - Refinery29;

A Building-Sized Asteroid Just Barely Missed The Earth - Refinery29

Refinery29A Building-Sized Asteroid Just Barely Missed The EarthRefinery29An asteroid the size of a 10-story building narrowly missed the Earth on Monday morning, and we had very little warning that it was even coming. The University of Arizona's Catalina Sky Survey discovered "2017 AG13" on Saturday, Business Insider reported.and more »

Near miss for Earth as asteroid the size of a house streaks past at 10 miles per second - International Business Times UK;

Near miss for Earth as asteroid the size of a house streaks past at 10 miles per second - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKNear miss for Earth as asteroid the size of a house streaks past at 10 miles per secondInternational Business Times UKAn asteroid between 50-110 feet (15-34m) long zoomed past the Earth at 10 miles per second on Monday (9 January), at a distance of "only" 120,000 miles (193,000km). The asteroid, 2017 AG13, was of a similar size to the one which injured 1,000 people in ...and more »

A Sneaky Asteroid Buzzed By Earth Yesterday - Smithsonian;

A Sneaky Asteroid Buzzed By Earth Yesterday - Smithsonian

SmithsonianA Sneaky Asteroid Buzzed By Earth YesterdaySmithsonianMonday at 7:47 A.M. EST, an asteroid passed by Earth at about half the distance between our planet and the Moon—roughly 119,500 miles, reports Mike Wall at Space.com. The space rock, dubbed 2017 AG13 was on the "smallish" size as far as asteroids go ...and more »