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Close but no strike

Lorraine Graves   May-14-2018

Photo courtesy Flickr.com


Asteroid 2010 WC9 is due to whisk between earth and the moon sometime May 15, 2018.

Watch the live feed of the asteroid’s travels as seen through Northolt Branch Observatories.

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The asteroid’s diameter is about the same as a city block.

It will not hit the earth. The moon is still a long way away. Many human-made satellites travel far closer to the earth without striking it.

For scientific information and the exact location of the asteroid check the NASA website.


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