Potentially Hazardous Asteroid 2014 HQ124 close approach: online observing session (10 June 2014)

Potentially Hazardous Asteroid (PHA) 2014 HQ124 : orbit

Potentially Hazardous Asteroid (PHA) 2014 HQ124 : orbit

Next 8 June 2014, at 05:57 UT, the Potentially Hazardous Asteroid (PHA) 2014 HQ124 will make a close encounter with the Earth. This ~320 meters large asteroid will reach a minimum distance of 1.3 millions of km from us, so really no risks of collisions, just a nice chance for spotting this little body in the sky.

The Virtual Telescope Project will offer a live, online event sharing real-time images of 2014 HQ124 with live commentary by our scientific staff.

The online, free session is scheduled for 10 June 2014, starting at 20:00 UT.

To join, you just need to enter, at the date and time above, our webTV page here!

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4 Responses

  1. namash says:

    i will glad to join the session!

  2. allison says:

    How bright will 2014 HQ124 be? I’d like to attempt visual observation of it.

  3. Hugo says:

    Perfect. Live transmission was fine. Thanks

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