Asteroid 2022 GN1 to fly by Earth at 0.3 LD

Asteroid 2022 GN1 to fly by Earth at 0.3 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2022 GN1 will fly past Earth at a distance of 0.33 LD / 0.00084 AU (125 662 km / 78 080 miles) at 03:02 UTC on April 6, 2022. This is the 45th known asteroid to fly past Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the year, including 2022 GQ1 expected to fly past us on April 7 at a distance of 0.58 LD.

Asteroid 2022 EB5 impacts Earth – the 5th predicted Earth impact on record

Asteroid 2022 EB5 impacts Earth – the 5th predicted Earth impact on record

A small Apollo-class asteroid designated 2022 EB5 impacted Earth's atmosphere and disintegrated southwest of Jan Mayen island in the Arctic Ocean at around 21:22 UTC on March 11, 2022. The object was discovered at GINOP-KHK observatory by Hungarian astronomer…

Asteroid 2022 ES3 to fly past Earth at 0.8 LD

Asteroid 2022 ES3 to fly past Earth at 0.8 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2022 ES3 will fly past Earth at a distance of 0.87 LD / 0.00223 AU (333 600 km / 207 290 miles) at 19:18 UTC on March 13, 2022. This is the 35th known asteroid to fly past Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the…

Asteroid 2022 DM4 to fly past Earth at 0.6 LD

Asteroid 2022 DM4 to fly past Earth at 0.6 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2022 DM4 will fly past Earth at a distance of 0.68 LD / 0.00173 AU (258 800 km / 160 800 miles) at 03:10 UTC on March 2, 2022. This is the 28th known asteroid to fly past Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the…

Asteroid 2022 CO6 to fly past Earth at 0.58 LD

Asteroid 2022 CO6 to fly past Earth at 0.58 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2022 CO6 will fly past Earth at a distance of 0.58 LD / 0.00150 AU (224 400 km / 139 430 miles) at 08:53 UTC on February 15, 2022. This is the 25th known asteroid to fly past Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the…

Asteroid 2022 CG7 flew past Earth at just 0.13 LD

Asteroid 2022 CG7 flew past Earth at just 0.13 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2022 CG7 flew past Earth at a distance of 0.13 LD / 0.00034 AU (50 860 km / 31 600 miles) at 15:29 UTC on February 12, 2022. This is the 24th known asteroid to fly past Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the year….

Asteroid 2022 CD3 flew past Earth at 0.75 LD

Asteroid 2022 CD3 flew past Earth at 0.75 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2022 CD3 flew past Earth at a distance of 0.75 LD / 0.00192 AU (287 220 km / 178 457 miles) at 02:59 UTC on February 8, 2022. This is the 20th known asteroid to fly past Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the…

Asteroid 2022 BT flew past Earth at 0.26 LD

Asteroid 2022 BT flew past Earth at 0.26 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2022 BT flew past Earth at a distance of 0.26 LD / 0.00068 AU (101 726 km / 63 209 miles) at 06:22 UTC on January 24, 2022. This is the 10th known asteroid to fly past Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the year….

Large asteroid 1994 PC1 to fly past Earth at 5.5 LD on January 18

Large asteroid 1994 PC1 to fly past Earth at 5.5 LD on January 18

A large near-Earth asteroid designated 1994 PC1 will fly past Earth at a distance of 5.5 LD / 0.01325 AU (1.98 million km / 1.23 million miles) on January 18, 2022. This is the second-closest approach of this object to Earth since 1933. 1994 PC1 is an Apollo-class…