May 092017
 
Asteroid 2014-JO25 passed by Earth at 5 lunar distances

A large asteroid passed near Earth on Wednesday, April 19, without posing any danger to our planet. “Although there was no possibility that the asteroid would collide with Earth, yet the event was seen as a “close encounter” considering the size of the space rock,” NASA said in a statement. Asteroid 2014-JO25 was found to [Read more]

Mar 252016
 
Mystery Near-Earth object 1991 VG to buzz planet in 2017

Mysterious space object dubbed 1991 VG was first observed on 6 November 1991 by James Scotti, an astronomer and research specialist at the Lunar and Planetary Lab of the University of Arizona. Scotti was at the lab’s Kitts Peak (Arizona) telescope and while tweaking various settings beyond the usual range, he spotted an odd thing [Read more]

Dec 082012
 
Giant asteroid Toutatis 4179 passes near Earth on Wednesday

A peanut-shaped asteroid with an area of ​​10 square kilometers will pass close to Earth on December 12, 2012. Researchers say there is no concern of collision because its path does not intersect our planet. Scientists at the University of Colorado named the space rock Toutatis 4179 and is one of the largest asteroids that [Read more]