Asteroids 2018 CC and 2018 CB very close encounters: live observing sessions – 6 and 9 Feb. 2019

The just discovered 2018 CC and 2018 CB near-Earth asteroids will both have a very close, but safe encounter with the Earth soon. The Virtual Telescope Project and Tenagra Observatories are ready to show them live, online!

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We scheduled the following live streamings, to bring to you the wonder of these fly-by. Please refer to the following timetable:

a)  asteroid 2018 CC ( with an estimated size of 13 – 29 meters and coming on 6 Feb. 2018 at 20:11 UTC at 188.000 km from us, about 0.49 lunar distances – source JPL):

  • live streaming from Arizona, starting on 6 Feb. 2018, at 10:00 UTC;
  • live streaming from Italy, starting on 6 Feb. 2018, at 20:00 UTC, covering the closest approach.

b) asteroid 2018 CB (with an estimated size of 17 – 38 m and coming as close as 70.000 km from us, that is 0.18 lunar distances, on 9 Feb 2018 at 21:44 UTC – source JPL):

  • live streaming from Italy, will start on 9 Feb at  20:00 UTC
A movie showing nearEarth asteroid 2018 CB: 7 Feb. 2018

A movie showing nearEarth asteroid 2018 CB: 7 Feb. 2018

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Near-Earth asteroid 2018 CB: 7 Feb. 2018

Near-Earth asteroid 2018 CB: 7 Feb. 2018

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