Asteroid Zooms by Earth. Credit – Astronomical Institute of the

  • Published on: Oct 13, 2017 - 3:25 AM
  • Source: news.com.au

Asteroid 2012 TC4 zoomed by Earth early Thursday morning, October 12, passing just 43,782 km away – much closer than the Moon and inside the orbit of some satellites. The closest passage was at 1:41am ET Thursday morning. This footage was captured from a Swiss telescope on the asteroid’s approach. Credit: Astronomical Institute of the University of Bern via Storyful …

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