2014 JO25 Flies By Earth — See It Tonight - Universe Today

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 on Tuesday April 18. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/GSSR. Asteroid 2014 JO25, discovered in ...

1000-mph winds, shock waves deadliest effects of asteroid strike - KPNX 12 News TV

If a big asteroid — like the one whizzing by on Wednesday — slammed into the Earth, ferocious winds of up to 1,000 mph and intense shock waves would kill the most people, according to a study published Wednesday. Researchers looked at seven effects ...

Relax: Giant asteroid missed earth - WTSP 10 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 ...

New Study Ranks Hazardous Asteroid Impact Effects - Space Ref (press release)

If an asteroid struck Earth, which of its effects--scorching heat, flying debris, towering tsunamis--would claim the most lives? A new study has the answer: violent winds and shock waves are the most dangerous effects produced by Earth-impacting asteroids.

Stargazing: Asteroid near misses - Kelowna Capital News

At its closest it will be less than five times the distance of the Moon. The asteroid, named 2014 JO25, is about 600 metres across. It will scoot across our northern sky in a few hours, moving at 33.5 km/s. It will be closest to us at 08:24 EDT, 05:24 ...

Woosh: Largest Asteroid to Make Close Approach to Earth in 13 Years Swings By - Sputnik International

2014 JO25, an asteroid over half a mile across, made a close flyby of Earth this Wednesday, coming within 1.1 million miles of Earth while traveling at 73,000 miles per hour. Other than its impressive size for a near-Earth asteroid, little was known ...

Kilgore professor speaks about near-earth asteroid - KLTV

Asteroid 2014 JO25 passed within 1.1 million miles of Earth this morning, that's about 4 1/2 times the distance between us and the Moon. Professor of Geology Paul Buchanan with Kilgore College knows rocks, whether they're down to earth or out of this ...

Scientists rank all the ways an asteroid can kill you - BGR

Tonight, a particularly large asteroid is going to cruise by Earth at its closest point in 400 years, and while we humans are going to be observing the flyby at a safe distance, there's always a small twinge of doubt that whispers “what if…?” in the ...

NASA captures images of 2000-foot asteroid as it readies to pass by Earth - AOL

NASA has released the following images of a large asteroid as it readies to pass by alarmingly close to Earth on April 19. The administration has been monitoring the space rock, known as 2014 JO25, since it was discovered in May 2014 by astronomers at ...

Asteroid 2014-JO25 whisks past Earth: Do they pose any danger to us? - Hindustan Times

Images of asteroid 2014 JO25 which was generated with radar data collected using Nasa's Goldstone Solar System Radar in California's Mojave Desert, in a composite image released on April 18, 2017. (REUTERS). A peanut-shaped asteroid 1.3 kilometres ...

Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life - Roanoke Times

In this artist tendering provided by M. Weiss Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, a newly-discovered rocky exoplanet, LHS 1140b. This planet is located in the liquid water habitable zone surrounding its host star, a small, faint red star named ...

Giant Asteroid Zooms Relatively Close To Earth - CBS San Francisco Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A giant asteroid measuring about 2,000 feet across is passing by the Earth at a safe distance on Wednesday, according to NASA. The asteroid, known as “2014 JO25” is safely passing by our planet at a distance of about 1.1 ...

Shock wave? Tsunami? Debris? Here's how an asteroid will probably kill you - Digital Trends

Although deadly impacts are rare, this study may help us better prepare for future asteroids. A new study has answered a question you never knew you had: If a deadly asteroid struck Earth, which one of its effects would most likely kill you? Conducted ...

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 ...

Newly discovered planet appears to have right combination to support life, astronomers say - Globalnews.ca

An artist's impression shows the exoplanet LHS 1140b, which orbits a red dwarf star 40 light-years from Earth. ESO/spaceengine.org. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor.

How NASA Studies and Tracks Asteroids Near and Far - NASA/JPL Edu News (press release) (blog)

This movie and composite image of 30 images of asteroid 2014 JO25, which will safely fly past Earth on April 19, 2017, was generated with radar data collected using NASA's Goldstone Solar System Radar in California's Mojave Desert. Credit: ...

2014 JO25: Stunning Images of Large Asteroid Captured by NASA Radar -- Just Before Earth Flyby - Sci-News.com

Using NASA's Goldstone Solar System Radar in Mojave Desert, California, astronomers have captured radar images of the rotating, two-lobed asteroid 2014 JO25, just as the object is preparing to make a flyby of the Earth-Moon system. This composite of 30 ...

Half-Mile-Long Asteroid to Pass Very Close to Earth - TIME

A huge asteroid will fly past Earth at the closest distance it has come in the past 400 years. The approach, a distance of 1.1 million miles or about 4.6 times the distance from Earth to the moon, will also be the closest the 2,000-foot-long asteroid ...

You Can Watch An Asteroid Fly Past Earth Today - The Debrief

ASTEROID INCOMING. No, seriously, an asteroid is flying SUPER close to Earth today- which means not only will we all be on tenterhooks waiting for the apocalypse, but we'll actually be able to see the rock in the sky for the next few days. So basically ...