A 100 foot diameter asteroid spotted between the orbits of Venus and Earth also a 2000 foot diameter space rock has stories to tell about violent events long ago
A small space rock with a diameter less than the height of an NBA basketball player crossed the orbit of our Moon and nine hours after, it explode over Botswana. More at #365DaysOfAstro
After being lost for ten years, the asteroid 2010 WC9 was re-discovered when it came very close to Earth & the life of an asteroid hunter on Mars will be interesting and exciting.
Today’s Travelers in the Night discuss about asteroid exiled to the outer region of the Solar System and asteroid discovery whose orbit lies completely within that of the Earth.
Today Traveler in the Night will explore TESS that will monitor more than 200,000 nearby to find new planet and may be habitable worlds
NASA has designed and proposed the NEOCam spacecraft to give us the ability to potentially hazardous asteroids them before they find us.
Fireballs are meteors which become brighter than the planet Venus and can sometimes be seen in the daytime. If you are lucky to see a fireball send in your report to the American Meteor Society and become a citizen scientist
Even though the chances are extremely slim, an asteroid hunter could find a sizable asteroid on a collision course with planet Earth.
On December 25, 2017, while searching for Earth approaching asteroids in the constellation of Virgo, the Universe gave a Christmas present in the form of a comet.