Near-Earth Asteroid 2018 VX1 very close encounter: online observations – 10 Nov. 2018
Next 10 Nov. 2018, the near-Earth Asteroid 2018 VX1 will have a very close, but safe, encounter with us, coming at about 380.000 km from the Earth, a bit closer than our Moon. The Virtual Telescope Project will show it to you live!
* NB: versione in Italiano qui *
The near-Earth asteroid 2018 VX1, discovered by the Mt. Lemmon Survey (Arizona) on 4 Nov. 2018 and announced two days later by the Minor Planet Center, has an estimated diameter in the range 8-18 meters.The Virtual Telescope Project will show it live, thanks to its advanced technologies, bringing it to you via the Internet. This way, you can join the journey from the comfort of your home. Our online observing session will cover the moment of its minimum distance from us.
The live feed will start on 10 Nov. 2018, at 18:00 UTC.
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