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This Asteroid is not Supposed to be in our Solar System

This peculiar object has lived in our solar system for billions of years and researchers were finally able to take a look at it properly For the first time, astronomers have been able to discover a permanent resident that found its home here when our solar system was in its early stages of development, somewhere around 4.5 billion years ago. Such an object is called exo-asteroid, which translates to an “int ...

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Asteroid Florence Will Pass Earth on September 1 Safely

The large near-Earth asteroid which is 4.4 kilometers in size will safely pass our planet on September 1 Florence is one of the largest near-Earth asteroids to come this close ever since NASA set up its detection and tracking program. According to measurements from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and Near-Earth Object Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer, the Florence Asteroid is around 4.4 kilometers in size ...

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