//
you're reading...
Uncategorized

Close Encounter of an Asteriod on Tuesday, November 8, 2011


Close Encounter of an Asteriod on Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Asteroid 2005 YU55 classified by NASA as a “potentially hazardous object” will pass between Earth and the moon on Tuesday, November 8, 2011. It is 1, 300 feet and will be 201, 700 miles away from Earth. It will not hit Earth anyway but just pass.

In anticipation for this big event for Astronomy, NASA will engage a 230-foot-long antenna out of the Deep Space Network in Goldstone, California.

Advertisements

Discussion

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: