Near-Earth Asteroid 2024 CY1 very close encounter: online observation – 11 Feb. 2024

On 12 Feb. 2024, the near-Earth asteroid 2024 CY1 will have a very close, but safe, encounter with us, coming at about 121000 km from the Earth, about 31% of the average lunar distance. The Virtual Telescope Project will show it to you live!

Near-Earth Asteroid 2024 CY1 very close encounter: poster of the event.

Near-Earth Asteroid 2024 CY1 very close encounter: poster of the event.

* See asteroid 2024 CY1 very close encounter live HERE! *

 

The near-Earth asteroid 2024 CY1 was discovered on 9 Feb. 2024 and announced the following day. Its diameter is estimated in the 3.8 – 8.4 meters range, while the minimum distance will be reached on 12 Feb., at 07:24 UTC (source: Nasa/JPL). Of course, there are no risks at all for our planet.

The Virtual Telescope Project will show it live, online, while it will be on its way to the fly-by with us. This way, you can have a look from the comfort of your home.

The live feed will start on 11 Feb. 2024 at 23:00 UTC.

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

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