ESA confirms asteroid will miss Earth in 2019

A few months ago, the asteroid 2006 QV89 grabbed headlines thanks to it having a slim chance of striking Earth this September. But now it seems that the potentially-hazardous space rock has missed its appointment. ESA has confirmed that the asteroid hasn't appeared in the sky yet, ruling out an impact any time soon... Continue Reading Asteroid that had a chance to hit Earth in September is a no-show Category: Space Tags: Asteroid ESA ESO Impact Very Large Telescope VLT

ESA confirms asteroid will miss Earth in 2019

Asteroid 2006 QV89, a small object 20 to 50 metres in diameter, was in the news lately because of a very small, one-in-7000 chance of impact with Earth on 9 September 2019.

Wed 17 Jul 19 from Phys.org

ESA confirms asteroid will miss Earth in 2019, Tue 16 Jul 19 from ESA

ESA confirms asteroid will miss Earth in 2019, Wed 17 Jul 19 from SpaceDaily

Asteroid that had a chance to hit Earth in September is a no-show

A few months ago, the asteroid 2006 QV89 grabbed headlines thanks to it having a slim chance of striking Earth this September. But now it seems that the potentially-hazardous space rock ...

Tue 16 Jul 19 from Gizmag

No, an Asteroid Won't Hit Earth on Sept. 9 and Here's Why

Astronomers can't spot this asteroid within the estimated collision course, so fingers crossed!

Thu 18 Jul 19 from SPACE.com

Phew! 50-meter asteroid that sparked impact fears after disappearing will NOT slam into Earth

The European Space Agency says it has ruled out an impact this year from an asteroid called 2006 QV89, and found that any future impacts are extremely unlikely.

Wed 17 Jul 19 from Daily Mail

Don’t Worry: An Asteroid Won’t Collide With Earth This Year

Asteroid Lutetia (via European Space Agency) Good news: Asteroid 2006 QV89 is not on a collision course for Earth this year. Even better news: The chance ...

Wed 17 Jul 19 from Geek.com

This Asteroid Will Not Hit Earth

Breaking news for all you doomsday lovers out there: The 20-50 meter asteroid 2006 QV8 will NOT hit the Earth on September 9th. Read more...

Tue 16 Jul 19 from Gizmodo

Don't look now, but a massive asteroid just buzzed our planet - CNET

Lots of space rocks come closer to us than the moon, but rarely are they so big.

Wed 10 Jul 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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