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Close call: When asteroids whisk past Earth - Yahoo News;

Close call: When asteroids whisk past Earth - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsClose call: When asteroids whisk past EarthYahoo NewsA 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 ...and more »

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

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

NASA/JPL Edu News (press release) (blog)NASA Radar Spots Relatively Large Asteroid Prior to FlybyNASA/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/GSSRand more »

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

See the big peanut-shaped asteroid zooming by Earth WednesdayCNETThese 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 ...and more »

Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life - The Daily Herald;

Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life - The Daily Herald

The Daily HeraldAnother nearby planet found that may be just right for lifeThe Daily HeraldWASHINGTON — 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 ...and more »

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

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

ummid.com'Potentially hazardous' asteroid passes by earth keeping sky gazers gluedummid.comSeattle: 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 ...and more »

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

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

Wired.co.ukWorried about gigantic asteroids hurtling towards Earth? There's a graph for thatWired.co.ukIn 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 ...and more »

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

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

Chronicle DayGigantic Asteroid to Fly Past Earth in a Near Miss on WednesdayChronicle DayOn 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 ...and more »

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

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

Minnesota Public Radio NewsAn asteroid is swinging by Earth today for its closest visit in 400 yearsMinnesota Public Radio NewsA 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 ...and more »

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

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

CBS NewsGiant asteroid makes its closest approach to Earth in centuriesCBS NewsA 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 ...and more »

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

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

Sputnik InternationalDay of Judgment Not Nigh, Yet: Giant Asteroid Heading for Earth, Will Miss, JustSputnik InternationalA 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 ...and more »

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

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

Yahoo FinanceNASA just filmed a 'potentially hazardous' asteroid flying near Earth, and it may be 2 times bigger than thoughtYahoo FinanceThe 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.and more »

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

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

WAAYNASA releases video of large asteroid during close pass of EarthWAAYNASA 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 ...and more »

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

Asteroid to pass somewhat close to Earth WednesdayNews 12 New JerseyAn 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 ...and more »

Big space rock to streak past Earth today - The Tribune;

Big space rock to streak past Earth today - The Tribune

The TribuneBig space rock to streak past Earth todayThe TribuneThis 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 ...and more »

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

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

Coventry TelegraphA massive asteroid is passing Earth TONIGHT - what you need to knowCoventry TelegraphThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

KMBC Kansas CityClose shave: Large asteroid passing near EarthKMBC Kansas CityWe'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 ...and more »

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

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

9NEWS.comHuge asteroid to zip 'near' Earth on Wednesday9NEWS.comA 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+ ...and more »

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

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

Daily StarNASA warns 2000ft asteroid 2014 JO24 approaching Earth is 'potentially hazardous'Daily StarA 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 ...and more »

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

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

Hindu Business LineLargest asteroid to zoom by Earth: NASAHindu Business LineAn 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 ...and more »

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

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

Liverpool EchoMassive asteroid to pass planet Earth 'very closely' tonightLiverpool EchoAn 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.and more »