A "harmless" asteroid will pass very close to the Earth ...

A “harmless” asteroid will pass very close to the Earth …

February 17, 2014

asteroidThe celestial body is the size of three soccer fields. It has a diameter of 270 meters, and will pass our planet close at 12.37 kilometers per second. The organization’s research and technical leader explains that it is very common to discover asteroids shortly before they approach Earth.

In fact, NASA and other space organizations are constantly searching to find the best way to track these bodies. Following and finding them is one of the most difficult tasks for investigators. Proof of this is the meteorite that fell in Russia last year that he predicted.

Slooh will use his large robotic telescope to be able to see it and offer us the opportunity to do so.

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