Life on Mars? She enjoys talking to people and discovering their stories. Its speed should clock in at about 12.9km a second. It was reported to have a diameter of 60 to 134 metres. Asteroid 2018 DU passed by the Earth in February 2018, and is known to have come closer to us than the Moon. Comment Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Good news is that the massive object went past the Earth without causing any harm. “We knew enough not to be worried,” said Dr.
The Asteroid, known as 2010 WC9, was moving at almost 29,000 miles per hour as it passed. Despite Dr. The day before Prince Harry and Meghan tie the knot at Windsor, an asteroid is expected to come extremely close to the Earth’s surface. Still trying to balance her personal and professional life, she juggles work and play. Nasa said this approach will be the closest to Earth — for this particular asteroid — for at least two centuries.
By James M. In most cases the e-mail address follows this formula: first initial + last name + @tunisiesoir.com. With a diameter of 60 to 134 meters, its size was like a small city town, Dr. Paul Chodas’s reassurance that we have nothing to fear, it is worth mentioning that an asteroid the size of 2010 WC9 hits our planet every 6,000 years. JPL 8 is estimated to be roughly between 49 and 110m in diameter, or about the size of an average football field.
Login to your account below Forgotten Password? It was in notice for over till December 2010 after which it became fainted. There have been 17 huge asteroids that passed close to our planet during 2018, but one of them got closer than expected! For example, Laura F. If it were made of rocky material, Ryan said, it might create a small crater and shatter windows — as happened in 2013, when a meteor entering the atmosphere blew up over Chelyabinsk, Russia.
However, till date, no asteroid has collided with our planet. A report in the Daily Mail does not leave a lot of hope for humans. Fill the forms bellow to register All fields are required. Researchers had already mentioned that the asteroid would not hit the Earth. The space rock, known as 2010 WC9, was moving at almost 29,000 miles per hour as it passed. Science James M. News Heads Network Pvt. They aim to grow and raise a significant part of their food by maintaining a vegetable garden, keeping a flock of backyard chickens and foraging.
We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. All material © Mail & Guardian Online. On April 17, an asteroid the size of a football field came unnervingly close to Earth. The report mentions that although an asteroid-Earth collision might be rare, it only is a matter of time before this becomes a reality.
They are also currently planning a move to a small cabin they hand built. Copyright © 2016 - 2018 The Asian Age. KAMLOOPS - Wildfire activity continues to burn in the Thompson-Nicola region. Credit: Flickr 17 SHARES 6 VIEWS Share on Facebook Share on Twitter By Elton Gomes An asteroid the size of the Statue of Liberty narrowly missed the Earth on Tuesday. The asteroid was travelling at 1,06,000 kilometres per hour and was as far from the Earth as half of the average distance between the Earth and the Moon.
A new billboard on Manchester Road in Missouri reads, "HEY ISIS, YOU SUCK!!! An asteroid that is bigger than an average cricket filed recently flew past Earth. Karen’s academic background in nutrition made her care deeply about real food and seek ways to obtain it. The asteroid was first spotted on Nov. CALGARY - The president and CEO of WestJet says the threat of a strike by its pilots is over.
It was initially seen on 9th May when it was temporarily called ZJ99C60. But what if an asteroid the size of WC9 were to strike Earth? ABOUT US Online version of the daily newspaper. Even though the asteroid flew at a safe distance, it was still closer to Earth than the moon has ever been. The goal of the website is provide up-to-date information and news on all things related to homesteading. All rights reserved.
Over 1,800 potentially hazardous objects have been discovered so far, but there are many more waiting to be found,” Phys.org reported. The phenomena went unnoticed by many of us. The experts, however, could not comprehend the asteroid completely and again observed it on 10th May and named it as 2010 WC9. If it were made of rocky material, Ryan said, it might create a small crater and shatter windows — as happened in 2013, when a meteor entering the atmosphere blew up over Chelyabinsk, Russia.
NASA stated that the asteroid will whizz past Earth at a distance of 2.6 million miles, which is considered a “hair’s width” in astronomical terms. Fitzsimmons went on to say that asteroids may be harmless, but that does not mean that scientists should be lax about them. EDT at a distance of about 126,000 miles which is nearly half the distance between our planet and its moon. The asteroid 2010 WC9 of “18th magnitude” appears to be faint.
A city-size Asteroid gives Earth a close shave Washington : A city-size asteroid reportedly gave Earth a close shave on Tuesday, zooming safely past at 6:05 p.m. We knew enough not to be worried” stated Dr. Becky Mann is a 30-something, red haired, mother of two, trying to navigate this life as best she can. The asteroid is believed to be about 60m to 120m across. The space rock was moving at a speed of 29,000 miles per hour .
Every possible measure should be available in the event of a potentially dangerous asteroid. Scientists estimated that this asteroid is larger than the size of a cricket field and just flew past Earth from a safe distance. This would reportedly be the 2nd time in thirty days for an asteroid body to fly at this proximity to our planet. And as Dr. This is the closest an asteroid has come near Earth in last 300 years.