15 May 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 15MAY2018

Asteroid Will Pass Between The Earth And The Moon Tuesday (Don't Panic)
The asteroid is passing Earth at a much farther distance than the 2013 Chelyabinsk meteor, which, as EarthSky notes, "entered Earth's atmosphere, ...

- Smithsonian

Asteroid to skim Earth EVERY DAY this week… starting with 300ft 'lost' space rock TODAY
Daily Star
The space rock – dubbed Asteroid 2010 WC9 – will be roughly 126,000 miles from Earth at its closest point tonight. That's around half the moon's ...
- RT

What is an asteroid, when will 2010 WC9 fly past Earth and could a meteor strike destroy the planet?
The Sun
NASA maintains a constant monitoring programme on asteroids, gigantic space rocks that can come close to Earth and even strike the planet.

An asteroid the size of the Statue of Liberty discovered in 2010 will skim past Earth TODAY in the ...
Daily Mail
It is larger than the Chelyabinsk meteor, which smashed windows in multiple Russian cities when it broke up entering Earth's atmosphere in 2013.

An asteroid is set to hurtle past Earth on Tuesday in its closest approach for 300 years
Somerset Live
There is no chance of the meteor striking Earth - which is a good thing because although it's not that big, it is larger than the Chelyabinsk meteor that ...

Earth Comes Scarily Close to City Block-Sized Asteroid
Daily Beast
But that's not to say that 2010 WC9 wouldn't cause damage; the Chelyabinsk meteor shows that a seemingly ignorable piece of space debris can still ...

Close approach of 2010 WC9 on May 15
International Meteor Organization
Re-discovered on May 8th, 2018, 2010 WC9 is a 60-130 meter-large object than will pass at around 0.5 lunar distance from the Earth on May 15th, ...

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