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How to spot the huge asteroid behind the Geminid meteor shower

Added: 16.12.2017 18:06 | 15 views | 0 comments

It's called 3200 Phaethon. It's as big as a small town. And it's flying by your place this weekend.

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‘Potentially Hazardous Asteroid’ 3200 Phaethon Will Pass By Earth Sunday, And You Might Catch A Glimpse

Added: 16.12.2017 10:21 | 9 views | 0 comments

On December 16, the asteroid 3200 Phaethon, a ‘potentially hazardous asteroid’ will be at its very closest to Earth, passing only 6.2 million miles away from our little blue planet. Don’t worry though, the asteroid is still completely safe and if the conditions are right you might even catch glimpse of it passing by Saturday night. 3200 Phaethon is a three-mile long asteroid that roams the Milky Way, and comes...

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That interstellar asteroid could be a shard of a shredded planet

Added: 16.12.2017 2:15 | 2 views | 0 comments

'Oumuamua, an oddly shaped asteroid from beyond our solar system, recently passed by. It may have formed when a planet was ripped into fragments by its star

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We got a good look at the interstellar asteroid and it’s weird

Added: 15.12.2017 16:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

Our first detailed glimpse at ‘Oumuamua, the interstellar asteroid that recently flew by Earth, shows it’s one of the weirdest asteroids we’ve ever seen

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Tracking the first interstellar asteroid back to its home star

Added: 15.12.2017 16:49 | 1 views | 0 comments

Last month, astronomers saw the first asteroid from outside our solar system speed by. Now, they're tracing its orbit back to find out where it came from

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Super-Earths draw asteroids to other worlds, which may seed life

Added: 15.12.2017 2:15 | 1 views | 0 comments

Asteroid collisions can be destructive – just ask the dinosaurs – but they also bring key ingredients for life. Super-Earths can draw them to nearby worlds

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OSIRIS-REx spacecraft zooms by Earth on its way to an asteroid

Added: 15.12.2017 2:15 | 3 views | 0 comments

On its way to collect dust samples from the asteroid Bennu, NASA’S OSIRIS-REx spaceship will slingshot around Earth, passing 17,000 kilometres above Antarctica

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Super-Earths draw asteroids to other worlds, which may seed life

Added: 15.12.2017 2:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

Asteroid collisions can be destructive – just ask the dinosaurs – but they also bring key ingredients for life. Super-Earths can draw them to nearby worlds

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OSIRIS-REx spacecraft zooms by Earth on its way to an asteroid

Added: 15.12.2017 2:15 | 2 views | 0 comments

On its way to collect dust samples from the asteroid Bennu, NASA’S OSIRIS-REx spaceship will slingshot around Earth, passing 17,000 kilometres above Antarctica

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