Near-Earth Asteroid 2022 HB1 very close encounter: online observation – 26 Apr. 2022

Next 26 Apr. 2022, the near-Earth Asteroid 2022 HB1 will have a very close, but safe, encounter with us, coming at about 200.000 km from the Earth, 52% of the average lunar distance. The Virtual Telescope Project will show it to you live!

Near-Earth asteroid 2022 GN1: poster of the event.

Near-Earth asteroid 2022 GN1: poster of the event.

* See asteroid 2022 HB1 very close encounter live HERE! *


The near-Earth asteroid 2022 HB1 was discovered by the Mount Lemmon survey on 24 Apr. 2022 and announced the same day. Its diameter in estimated in the 9.2 -21 meters range, while the minimum distance will be reached on 26 Apr. at 21:52 UTC (source: Nasa/JPL).

The Virtual Telescope Project will show it live, online, just before the fly-by time, while at its brightest. This way, you can have a look from the comfort of your home.

The live feed will start on 26 April 2022 at 18:30 UTC.

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

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