Category Archives: Space Weather

Dazzling fireball streaks across sky over European Russia (VIDEOS)

Programmer/ June 23, 2018/ Asteroids, Fireball, Meteor, Meteorite, Minor Planet Center, Russia, Space Weather

Published time: 22 Jun, 2018 07:22Edited time: 22 Jun, 2018 07:56 Get short URL ©www.instagram.com/svetlankako Residents of the European part of Russia have reported a bright fireball lighting up the sky, which was emitting a blinding light. Theories on social media varied from a simple meteor to aliens arriving for World Cup 2018. The glowing object was spotted in the

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FlyByAsteroids.com » 3 New Asteroids Discovered

Programmer/ June 18, 2018/ Asteroids, Minor Planet Center, NASA, NASA JPL, NEO, New Asteroid Alert, New Asteroid Discovered, Pan-STARRS, PHA, Space Weather

Only 2018 MJ is within 5.0 Lunar Distance range. Asteroid 2018 LT6 is currently 11.58 lunar distance away. The close approach date is 2018-Jul-01 Orbital diagram can be found here NASA JPL Small-Body Database Browser Asteroid 2018 MK is currently 7.49 lunar distance away. The close approach date is 2018-Jun-20 Orbital diagram can be found here NASA JPL Small-Body Database Browser Asteroid 2018 MJ

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Lost Asteroid rediscovered

Programmer/ May 14, 2018/ Asteroids, Minor Planet Center, NASA, NEO, PHA, Space Weather

In Nov. 2010, the Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona discovered a near-Earth asteroid as wide as a football field. Before astronomers could fully trace its orbit, however, the receding space rock faded away. It has been lost ever since–that is, until last week when it reappeared, approaching Earth. The name of the asteroid is 2010 WC9. Marian Urbanik of Čadca, Slovakia, photographed

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