Adding up all of the mass in every asteroid in our entire solar system totals only less than the mass of our Moon. But what’s the difference between asteroid, meteor, meteorite, and even comet?
Jupiter roles to protect Earth from impacts by long period comets & a fireball, meteor that bright enough to be seen in the day time. more at #365DaysOfAstro
Have you wondered what would happen if a rock from space landed near one of our large cities? #travelersinthenight at #365DaysOfAstro
We know we live in a cosmic shooting gallery. Who’s got their eyes on the sky, and how will we prevent an asteroid strike if we find a dangerous space rock?
Possibility of deflecting small asteroid and a story of fireball meteor. #365DaysOfAstro
Astronomy news roundup and April Skyguide with @AwesomwAstroPod
The story of fireball meteor on July 8th and Bostwana fragment from asteroid 2018 LA