Near-Earth Asteroid 2020 UA extremely close encounter: online observations – 20 Oct. 2020
On 21 Oct. 2020, the near-Earth Asteroid 2020 UA will have a extremely close, but safe, encounter with us, coming at about 46000 km from the Earth, 12% of the average lunar distance. The Virtual Telescope Project will show it to you live!
The near-Earth asteroid 2020 UA, discovered by the Mt. Lemmon survey on 16 Oct. 2020 and announced the following day by the Minor Planet Center, has an estimated diameter in the range 5.9 – 13 meters (source: Nasa/JPL). 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.
We will show this asteroid live, online: the feed will start on 20 Oct., at 22:00 UTC.
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