Sunday, November 6, 2011

Asteroid flies close on 8th Nov.....

An Asteroid named  2005 YU55 will have a flyby near earth and moon on 8-Nov-2011.
NASA scientists will track asteroid 2005 YU55 from the agency's Deep Space Network.
At the point of closest approach, it will be no closer than 324,600 kilometers or 0.85 the distance from the moon to Earth.



Look at this animation.

More details and videos:
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/asteroids/overview/yu55.html

 



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