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Two asteroid flew past Earth

past EarthSped past Earth once two asteroid. (1) – 2013 EC20 – flew a distance of about 130,000 kilometers, (2) – 2013 ET – at a distance of 972 thousand kilometers from Earth. 2013 ET diameter ranges from 45 to 140 meters. In other words, the size of this celestial visitor was a 35-storey building. The object was discovered by American scientists involved in the project to find asteroids, which was named “Catalina”.

The following Saturday, that is, March 16, sweep past our planet asteroid 2013 ET11 49-160 meters in diameter, says “RIA Novosti”. The trajectory of the flight will take place from the Earth at a distance of 15 times on the moon.
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Posted by on March 10, 2013 in Planet

 

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Asteroid flew close to the Earth.

asteroid Asteroid flew close to the Earth on Monday evening flew past Earth at a distance of about 57,000 kilometers, on Tuesday morning, the planet is waiting for another “guest” – Asteroid 2012 KT42 razminetsya with the Earth at a distance of 20,000 kilometers, which is lower than the orbits of geostationary satellites.

Asteroid 2012 was discovered by KP24 on May 23. The calculations showed that in 2012 KP24 refers to a family of asteroids Apollo, whose orbits intersect the orbit of the planet and the orbit of Mars. To this type belong to about two-thirds of known asteroids, near-Earth (NEA).
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Posted by on May 29, 2012 in Earth, Galaxy

 

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