Asteroid 2022 WN9 flew past Earth at just 0.12 LD

Asteroid 2022 WN9 flew past Earth at just 0.12 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2022 WN9 flew past Earth at a distance of just 0.12 LD / 0.00032 AU (48 384 km / 30 065 miles) at 22:32 UTC on November 27, 2022.

Very bright fireball explodes over southern Brazil

Very bright fireball explodes over southern Brazil

A very bright fireball was seen entering our atmosphere over southern Brazil and exploding over the state of Rio Grande do Sul early Monday morning, November 28, 2022. The meteor had a duration of 1.8 seconds and a magnitude of -12.

Asteroid 2022 WM7 flew past Earth at just 0.2 LD

Asteroid 2022 WM7 flew past Earth at just 0.2 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2022 WM7 flew past Earth at a distance of just 0.2 LD / 0.00053 AU (78 549 km / 48 808 miles) at 02:24 UTC on November 28, 2022.

Cryovolcanic eruption on comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

Cryovolcanic eruption on comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann

Cryovolcanic comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann suddenly brightened by more than 4 magnitudes on November 22, 2022, signaling a new significant eruption/outburst was underway. After the eruption, cryomagmatic debris started expanding in a shell shaped like Pac-Man.

Asteroid 2022 UU63 flew past Earth at 0.2 LD

Asteroid 2022 UU63 flew past Earth at 0.2 LD

A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2022 UU63 flew past Earth at a distance of 0.197 LD / 0.00051 AU (75 683 km / 47 027 miles) at 21:01 UTC on October 27, 2022.

Bright fireball over southern France

Bright fireball over southern France

This fireball — brighter than the full moon — streaked through the night sky over southern France at 00:00 UTC on November 6, 2022.