According to NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) the asteroid 2021 NY1, which could be as wide as 984 feet, will pass our planet within a distance of 93,000 miles. The asteroid ...
On the way there, the spacecraft will zip past asteroid Donaldjohanson between Mars and Jupiter. The aptly named rock will serve as a 2025 warm-up act for the science instruments. Drawing power ...
Today is the day NASA predicted the asteroid 2021 NY1 would orbit closest to our own planet Earth. This asteroid is classified as a “very small” asteroid, coming in at between 0.133 to 0.297 ...
Now, one such asteroid -- Asteroid 2021 NY1 -- will fly by the Earth at a dangerously close distance tonight. Before we get to know more about asteroid 2021 NY1, let’s first understand what ...
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An asteroid discovered earlier this year will ... There is no danger of a collision – 2021 NY1 will never get closer than the Moon – but the event reminds us the Solar System is a dangerous ...
The asteroid is named 2021 NY1, and according to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Near-Earth-Object (NEO) tracking website, the asteroid will pass Earth safely at a distance of about 970,000 miles.
The asteroid, known as “2021 NY1,” is being tracked by NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS). (PRNewsFoto/NASA) The asteroid, known as “2021 NY1,” is being tracked by NASA ...
On Wednesday (Sept. 22), the fall equinox will bring the Earth about 12 hours of daylight, 12 hours of night and a renegade space rock measuring about three times the size of the Statue of Liberty.