Asteroid 2014 SC324 Zips By Earth Friday Afternoon – Tips on How to See it

What a roller coaster week it’s been. If partial eclipses and giant sunspots aren’t your thing, how about a close flyby of an Earth-approaching asteroid?  (…)Read the rest of Asteroid 2014 SC324 Zips By Earth Friday Afternoon – Tips on How to See it (477 words) © Bob King for Universe Today, 2014. | Permalink | […]

Get Ready for Sunday’s Close Flyby of Asteroid 2014 RC

Guess who’s dropping by for a quick visit this weekend? On Sunday, a 60-foot-wide (20-meters) asteroid named 2014 RC will skim just 25,000 miles (40,000 km) from Earth. That’s within spitting distance of all those geosynchronous communication and weather satellites orbiting at 22,300 miles. (…)Read the rest of Get Ready for Sunday’s Close Flyby of Asteroid 2014 RC […]