Near-Earth Asteroid 2022 NR very close encounter: online observation – 9 July 2022

Next 10 July 2022, the near-Earth asteroid 2022 NR will have a very close, but safe, encounter with us, coming at about 383000 km from the Earth, marginally closer than the average lunar distance. The Virtual Telescope Project will show it to you live!

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

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

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


The near-Earth asteroid 2022 NR was discovered by the Catalina Sky Survey on 6 July 2022 and announced the following day. Its diameter in estimated in the 20 – 44 meters range, while the minimum distance will be reached on 10 July 2022, at 08:17 UTC (source: Nasa/JPL).

The Virtual Telescope Project will show it live, online, 12 hours before the fly-by time, while safely approaching us. This way, you can have a look from the comfort of your home.

The live feed will start on 9 July 2022 at 20:30 UTC.

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

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