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Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-07 11:31 UTC

In the last SSA-NEO observing run on Tenerife, we have imaged an object on the NEO Confirmation Page called SW40nU (now called comet C/2012 T5), discovered by the Spacewatch survey. It turned out...

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Date/Time: 2019-06-06 14:41 UTC

ESA and national disaster response offices recently rehearsed how to react if a threatening space rock is ever discovered to be on a collision course with Earth. Last month, experts from ESA's...

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-06 15:08 UTC

Soon after having been spotted in the sky on 8 October 2013 from the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory (Ukraine), asteroid 2013TV135 topped the Risk Page. Being a relatively large object (500 m in...

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Date/Time: 2023-02-14 09:14 UTC

The atmospheric impact of this 1-metre object has been observed as a fireball from UK, France, Belgium and the Netherlands

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2024 MK

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2020-07-29 11:02 UTC

Close Approach Fact Sheet for asteroid 2024 MK (version 4.0)

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-05 09:00 UTC

Asteroid and Comet Trajectory Propagator (NEOPROP) In 2012, Astos Solutions developed for ESA a new orbital propagator algorithm in order to assess the potential risk of impact of an NEO. The...

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Date/Time: 2019-06-07 11:26 UTC

The orbital path of 2011 AG5 has been carefully analyzed in the past year, due to its 1-in-550 probability to pass, during the moderately close approach to the Earth that will take place in early...

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Date/Time: 2023-05-05 12:00 UTC

ESA's Test Bed Telescopes (TBT) are two twin telescopes built by ESA to test different observational activities in the optical detection of NEO’s and satellites or space debris. The two telescopes...

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Date/Time: 2022-11-21 12:13 UTC

Summary 2022 WJ1 was the sixth impactor discovered while still outside Earth's atmosphere. Found by the Mt. Lemmon station of the Catalina Sky Survey, it impacted Earth near the Great Lakes region...

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Date/Time: 2021-03-15 15:17 UTC

ESA’s Planetary Defence Office has just released a new NEOCC web portal

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2014 AA

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2022-03-25 12:53 UTC

Summary 2014 AA was the second object to be detected before impacting the Earth. The meteoroid was discovered on 1 January 2014 by the Mount Lemmon Survey and impacted the atmosphere over the...

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Date/Time: 2019-12-23 09:45 UTC

One month ago, NEOCC team ruled out the possibility that asteroid 2006 QV89 would impact the Earth this September by making a “non-detection”, i.e. observing the area of the sky where the asteroid...

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Date/Time: 2024-03-28 17:26 UTC

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Date/Time: 2019-06-07 09:36 UTC

Spotting Earth-threatening asteroids is tough partly because the sky is so big. But insects offer an answer, since they figured out long ago how to look in many directions at once.

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Date/Time: 2024-06-12 13:12 UTC

What can we learn from close approachers?

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Date/Time: 2020-06-25 11:35 UTC

ESA's NELIOTA project detects the flash of light produced when an asteroid collides energetically with the lunar surface and recently recorded its 100th impact.

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Date/Time: 2023-04-13 08:47 UTC

Warning: on April 13th at 09:00 UTC, some maintenance activities will be performed on our system. Some services may be temporarily unavailable.  

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Date/Time: 2023-02-16 08:28 UTC

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Date/Time: 2019-09-09 06:56 UTC

It is possible to visualise the orbits of all asteroids in our database by entering their name, provisional designation or catalogue number. The position along the orbit is computed at regular time...

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Date/Time: 2020-08-18 15:47 UTC

The fly-by of 2020 QG asteroid