Potentially Hazardous Asteroid 2023 SP1 close encounter: online observation – 7 Feb. 2024

Next 7 Feb. 2024, the potentially hazardous asteroid 2023 SP1 will have a relatively close and obviously safe encounter with us, coming at about 5.5 million of km from the Earth, 14 times the average lunar distance. The Virtual Telescope Project will show it to you live!

Potentially Hazardous Asteroid 2023 SP1 close encounter: poster of the event.

Potentially Hazardous Asteroid 2023 SP1 close encounter: poster of the event.

* See asteroid 2023 SP1 close encounter live HERE! *

 

The potentially hazardous asteroid 2023 SP1 was discovered on 17 Sept. 2023 by the Panstarrs Survey. Its diameter is estimated in the 190 – 430 meters range, while the minimum distance will be reached on 7 Feb., at 00:06 UTC (source: Nasa/JPL). Of course, there are no risks at all for our planet.

The Virtual Telescope Project will show it live, online, soon after its fly-by with the Earth. This way, you can have a look from the comfort of your home.

The live feed will start on 7 Feb. 2024, at 00:00 UTC.

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

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