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Where to watch mountain-sized asteroid zooming near Earth on Monday – AL.com


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Where to watch mountain-sized asteroid zooming near Earth on Monday
AL.com
Marshall Space Flight Center scientists and others around the world will keep a keen eye on a mountain-size asteroid that will zoom past Earth on Monday. It poses no threat to our planet but offers a chance to get the closest a look at near-Earth
Mountain-sized asteroid to fly by Earth Monday, may be visible from NCmyfox8.com
Ready those telescopes: Mountain-sized asteroid to pass by EarthCTV News
Asteroid to fly by Earth Mondaywhnt.com
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Posted on 25 January 2015 | 9:57 pm

Huge asteroid will fly by Earth on Monday – 9NEWS.com


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Huge asteroid will fly by Earth on Monday
9NEWS.com
"While it poses no threat to Earth for the foreseeable future, it's a relatively close approach by a relatively large asteroid, so it provides us a unique opportunity to observe and learn more," Don Yeomans of NASA's Near Earth Object Program Office at
MASSIVE ASTEROID to PLAY CHICKEN with Earth on MondayThe Register
As big as 5 football fields: Massive asteroid to be visible from Earth MondayRT
Asteroid to pass by Earth on Monday, January 26, 2015wtkr.com
Christian Science Monitor -Business Insider
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Posted on 25 January 2015 | 8:43 am

Big Asteroid Set to Fly by Earth Monday – KRON 4


KRON 4

Big Asteroid Set to Fly by Earth Monday
KRON 4
The asteroid is called 2004 BL86. It'll come about 745,000 miles (1.2 million kilometers) from Earth, or about three times as far away as the moon at 11:19 a.m. ET, according to NASA. You're wondering, doesn't this happen all the time? Yes and no

Posted on 25 January 2015 | 4:59 am

Asteroid makes close pass by Earth Monday – Toronto Sun


Toronto Sun

Asteroid makes close pass by Earth Monday
Toronto Sun
asteroid Paul Delaney York University Prof. Paul Delaney, pictured in his oiffice on Jan. 23, 2015, holds up a globe of the moon and a chunk of iron meteorite as astroid 2004BL86 will come as close as 1.2 million kilometers on Jan 26, 2015.

Posted on 25 January 2015 | 12:06 am

Forget The Big Asteroid Buzzing Earth; Worry About What We Can’t See – Forbes


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Forget The Big Asteroid Buzzing Earth; Worry About What We Can't See
Forbes
Perhaps you've heard by now that on Monday the stadium-sized asteroid 2004 BL86 will make a close but non-threatening pass by the Earth, near enough that you might be able to watch it whizz by with a pair of binoculars. As its name denotes, astronomers …

Posted on 24 January 2015 | 4:54 pm

Dinosaurs wiped out by ‘nuclear winter’ effect, not firestorm after asteroid … – RT


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Dinosaurs wiped out by 'nuclear winter' effect, not firestorm after asteroid
RT
New research has cast doubt on the theory that dinosaurs became extinct 65 million years ago after an asteroid caused a global firestorm. Instead, scientists think that freezing temperatures prompted by blocked-off sunlight wiped the giant reptiles out.
Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid May Not Have Fueled Global Firestorm After AllHuffington Post
Revealed: Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs boiled the Earth's atmosphereRaw Story
Giant asteroid unlikely to have created firestorms big enough to kill off The Independent
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Posted on 24 January 2015 | 2:52 am

Asteroid to appear in night sky Monday – Santa Clarita Valley Signal


Asteroid to appear in night sky Monday
Santa Clarita Valley Signal
Local sky-watchers who planned to view a major asteroid flyby of Earth on Monday will probably be disappointed by the forecast, which calls for mostly cloudy skies and a chance of rain Monday night through Tuesday. The asteroid, designated 2004 BL86 …

Posted on 24 January 2015 | 2:49 am

No worries! Asteroid to safely pass Earth on Monday – Computerworld


No worries! Asteroid to safely pass Earth on Monday
Computerworld
An asteroid that will zoom past Earth on Monday poses no threat, but will be in a good position for scientists to study, NASA said. The asteroid, dubbed 2004 BL86, will fly too far away to affect the Earth, the International Space Station or any

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 5:59 pm

Big asteroid to fly by Earth Monday – CNN


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Big asteroid to fly by Earth Monday
CNN
But asteroid 2004 BL86 (yes, we also wish it had a catchier name) is big — about a third of a mile (a half-kilometer) in size. It will be the closest known asteroid this large to pass near Earth until 2027, that's when an asteroid called 1999 AN10
Giant asteroid to whip past earthNew York Post
Asteroid to fly by earth safely on MondayGreensburg Daily News
Asteroid 1800 Feet Across to Whip Past Earth on MondayABC News
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Posted on 23 January 2015 | 2:10 pm

Spacewatch: A close call for asteroid 2004 BL86 – The Guardian


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Spacewatch: A close call for asteroid 2004 BL86
The Guardian
When the asteroid 2004 BL86 sweeps within 1.2m km of the Earth next Monday, 26 January, it will be the largest known body to pass so near to us until 2027. As it approaches to three times the distance of the moon, it should be visible to observers with

Posted on 22 January 2015 | 9:30 pm

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Huge asteroid to fly past earth on Monday

An asteroid measuring up to 1,800ft across will hurtle past the Earth on Monday, NASA scientists say.

Posted on 25 January 2015 | 7:26 pm

There's A Huge Asteroid Approaching Earth — Here's How To Watch

NASA scientists are excited for a large asteroid that is hurling itself toward Earth at over 35,000 miles-per-hour. The giant space rock, dubbed 2004 BL86, measures five football fields across and will be making its closest approach to Earth on Monday, Jan. 26 at 11:20 am EST when it will be 745,000 miles from Earth.

Posted on 25 January 2015 | 5:23 pm

Asteroid to fly by Earth Monday

(CNN) – A big asteroid will fly by Earth on Monday, but NASA says don’t worry — we’ll be safe. The asteroid is called 2004 BL86. It’ll come about745,000 miles (1.2 million kilometers) from Earth, or about three times as far away as the moon at 11:19 a.m. ET, according to NASA. You’re wondering, doesn’t this happen […]

Posted on 25 January 2015 | 4:00 pm

Asteroid 2004 BL86 to fly by Earth Monday

(CNN) — A big asteroid will fly by Earth on Monday, but NASA says don’t worry — we’ll be safe. The asteroid is called 2004 BL86. It’ll come about 745,000 miles (1.2 million kilometers) from Earth, or about three times as far away as the moon at 11:19 a.m. ET, according to NASA. You’re wondering, […]

Posted on 25 January 2015 | 12:45 am

Big asteroid to fly by Earth

The asteroid is called 2004 BL86. It'll come about 745,000 miles (1.2 million kilometers) from Earth , or about three times as far away as the moon at 11:19 a.m. ET, according to NASA.

Posted on 24 January 2015 | 7:28 pm

Huge asteroid to zoom past Earth Monday

Roughly 1,800 feet wide, Asteroid 2004 BL86 will whiz past our planet with a comfortable 745,000 miles of clearance, scientists say.

Posted on 24 January 2015 | 12:19 am

An Asteroid Will Fly Close to Earth on Monday

The rock will hurtle through space at just three times the distance between the Earth and the moon.

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 10:01 pm

Mountain-Size Asteroid Will Buzz by Earth Monday

Asteroid 2004 BL86 will come within 745,000 miles of our planet — about three times the distance between Earth and the moon.

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 10:00 pm

Mountain-Size Asteroid to Fly by Earth Monday: How NASA Will Watch

A mountain-size asteroid will zoom past Earth Monday (Jan. 26), marking the closest pass by such a large space rock until 2027. Asteroid 2004 BL86, which is about 1,800 feet (550 meters) wide, will come within 745,000 miles (1.2 million kilometers) of our planet Monday — about three times the distance between Earth and the moon. While this flyby poses no threat to Earth, it does present a rare …

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 8:49 pm

Asteroid swings very near Earth: Grab binoculars, see it Monday

An asteroid five football fields wide will make a near-Earth flyby Monday, and you may be able to see it at the witching hour with a pair of strong binoculars.

Posted on 23 January 2015 | 5:15 pm