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A small asteroid, designated 2014 RC, will safely pass very close to Earth on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. At the time of closest approach, based on current calculations to be about 2:18 p.m. EDT (11:18 a.m. PDT / 18:18 UTC), the asteroid will be roughly over New Zealand.
On March 10, 2013, NASA scientists obtained a sequence of radar images of asteroid 2013 ET using the 230-foot Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, California.
Potentially Hazardous Asteroid, Toutatis, will be making a close approach to Earth this week, just in time to give "world ending" theorists something to talk about.
A collage shows nine radar images of near-Earth asteroid 2007 PA8 that were obtained between Oct. 31 and Nov. 13, 2012, with data collected by NASA's 230-foot-wide (70-meter) Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, Calif.
The Earth faced a close-call on Tuesday, or as close of a call as it will face from the same asteroid for the next 83 years.
NASA's Deep Space Network antenna in Goldstone, Calif. has captured new radar images of Asteroid 2005 YU55 passing close to Earth.
NASA scientists will be tracking asteroid 2005 YU55 with antennas of the agency's Deep Space Network at Goldstone, Calif., as the space rock safely flies past Earth slightly closer than the moon's orbit on Nov. 8.
A small asteroid will fly past Earth early Tuesday within the Earth-moon system.
Near-Earth asteroid 2005 YU55 was "imaged" by the Arecibo Radar Telescope in Puerto Rico on April 19.