Near-Earth Asteroid 2015 HQ171 very close encounter: live event (02 May 2015)

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Near-Earth asteroid 2015 HQ171: orbit

Near-Earth asteroid 2015 HQ171: orbit

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Next 2 May 2015, at 03:51 UT, the 15-meters large asteroid 2015 HQ117 will made a very close, but safe approach with the Earth, reaching a minimum distance of less than 460.000 km, that is 1.2 lunar distances.

We wish to underline this is a safe distance, but still a very spectacular event, so  the Virtual Telescope Project will offer a live, online event sharing real-time images of 2015 HQ117 with live commentary by our scientific staff.

The online, free session is scheduled for 02 May 2014, starting at 00:00 UT.

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