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Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-10-16 09:44 UTC

Last update: 2021-04-28 14:30 UTC Latest: 2021 PDC Impact Excercise This webpage does not describe a real potential asteroid impact. The information on this page is fictional and provided only...

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-06 15:12 UTC

Last month, ESA's near-Earth asteroid coordination centre triggered a series of European observations that confirmed an unknown object was, in fact, of human origin. The confirmation was the...

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Date/Time: 2019-12-23 09:37 UTC

On 25 July, an asteroid the size of a football field flew by Earth, coming within 65 000 km of our planet’s surface during its closest approach – about one fifth of the distance to the Moon.

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-06 13:30 UTC

NELIOTA is an activity initiated by the European Space Agency (ESA), which was recently launched at the National Observatory of Athens. The project aims to count and characterise the number and...

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Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-09-11 07:11 UTC

The "API support" for the NEOCC web services is currently limited to some HTTPS GET requests with raw text-based responses. Note that the API is considered as experimental — pending funding...

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2024-03-20 13:05 UTC

ESA’s TBT2 survey telescope discovers its first Near Earth Asteroid

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-06 11:26 UTC

A few months ago a long thin tail was noticed on main belt asteroid (6478) Gault. An international collaboration led by scientists of the Institute for Astronomy of the University of Hawaii...

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Date/Time: 2019-06-07 10:50 UTC

In February, a speeding asteroid slammed into our atmosphere and exploded high over Russia's Ural region (on the left- Asteroid trace over Chelyabinsk, Russia, on 15 February 2013), injuring...

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Date/Time: 2021-01-04 11:30 UTC

Possible extension for the Hayabusa2 mission

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Date/Time: 2023-02-15 08:22 UTC

Summary 2023 CX1 was the seventh object to be detected before impacting the Earth. The meteoroid was discovered at Konkoly Observatory (Hungary) on 12 February 2023 and impacted the atmosphere over...

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Date/Time: 2022-09-27 15:38 UTC

NEOCC has managed a network of observatories to observe the result of the interplanetary collision

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-04 14:05 UTC

It is widely acknowledged that NEO science is intriguing and often goes against common sense. A clear understanding of the meaning and importance of any text concerning near-Earth objects, their...

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

The number of known Near-Earth Asteroids has just overcome 10,000 units! This result represents an important achievement if one thinks that over the one hundred years between 1898 (when the first...

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Date/Time: 2024-01-22 17:10 UTC

The Planetary Defence community has detected the eighth asteroid impactor

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-07 11:37 UTC

While the sky becomes more and more continuously scanned by ground and space-based NEO surveys, discovering objects in unusual orbital configurations represents the new frontier. Their dynamics...

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-04 13:27 UTC

Fireballs and bright meteors are small-sized NEOs, typically centimetres to metres in diameter, that collide with the Earth. They are sufficiently small to disintegrate almost completely in the...

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-12-23 09:07 UTC

Hera will show us things we have never seen before. Astrophysicist and Queen guitarist Brian May tells in the next video the story of the ESA mission that would be humanity's first-ever spacecraft...

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-20 23:28 UTC

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Date/Time: 2019-08-08 09:31 UTC

The Torino scale is a function of the impact energy and probability of the event, with no reference to the time of impact. In the Palermo scale, the risk posed by a possible impactor is compared to...

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Date/Time: 2019-06-07 08:46 UTC

A team of European astronomers has found a previously unknown comet, detected as a tiny blob of light orbiting our Sun deep in the Solar System.

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Date/Time: 2024-03-19 09:46 UTC

The tools are briefly introduced in the ESA asteroid toolkit: how to guide. However, to learn more about some of the tools and how to use them effectively, please refer to the videos provided...

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-07 11:38 UTC

The data gathered by the US WISE mission have been released as public domain on 14 March 2012. This release provides improved calibration and processing algorithms.

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Date/Time: 2019-06-07 10:51 UTC

In the last observing slot the TOTAS survey found another NEO. This is the fifth NEO found in about 300 hours of survey time, which is a good result considering the field of view of the telescope....

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2022-03-29 14:23 UTC

Large NEA steadily going out of the long-term risk list

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Date/Time: 2019-06-07 08:51 UTC

Today the NEO Coordination Centre (NEOCC) celebrates its first year of activities. On 22 May 2013 the Centre was formally inaugurated at ESRIN by Thomas Reiter, ESA Director of Human Spaceflight...

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Date/Time: 2019-06-06 10:41 UTC

At approximately 09:30 UT on 14 April 2018 the Catalina Sky Survey, in Arizona, discovered a bright magnitude 15 object moving at a sky speed of 10" per minute, in the constellation Libra. ...

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-12-23 10:09 UTC

If you check our current risk list, you will notice that a significant number of objects in the top positions are extremely “old”, discovered in the first decade of the century.

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Date/Time: 2020-07-16 06:46 UTC

Close Approach Fact Sheet for asteroid (52768) 1998 OR2

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Date/Time: 2019-06-20 23:27 UTC

Introduction The European Space Agency (herein the “Agency” or “ESA”) is an intergovernmental organisation established by its Convention opened for signature in Paris on 30 May 1975 having its...

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Date/Time: 2019-06-04 14:08 UTC

Albedo The ratio of reflected sunlight to incident sunlight. Given an albedo and the distance of the asteroid from the Sun and the observer, the size of an object can be estimated from its...

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-06 10:46 UTC

One of our collaborators, E. Schwab, has been featured in a recent story by the Calar Alto observatory (CAHA) in Spain.

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-07 11:29 UTC

In the last observing slot at ESA's 1-m telescope on Tenerife, the previously 'lost' object 2009 XZ1 has been recovered. E. Schwab (Germany) has planned and analyzed the observations. The Minor...

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-12-23 09:14 UTC

Asteroid 2006 QV89, a small object 20 to 50 meters in diameter, has been in the news lately, because of a very small 1-in-7000 chance of impact with the Earth on 9 September 2019.

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

On 8 November 2013 asteroid 2013 TV135 has been removed from the Risk Page. The non-zero impact probability spotted by monitoring systems just after its discovery (on 8 October 2013) dropped...

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-07 10:45 UTC

An interesting connection between Earth Observation and NEO monitoring activities has been unveiled through the NEO Coordination Centre participation at the "Big Data From Space" meeting, held at...

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-06 14:00 UTC

If an asteroid were spotted headed towards Earth, what could humanity do about it? ESA's latest mission is part of a larger international effort to find out. This month marked the start of...

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Date/Time: 2020-07-09 15:47 UTC

Last update: 2020-12-04 10:00 UTC On this page, the NEOCC provides problems (we call them 'riddles') related to the observation of NEOs, their dynamics and their characterisation. In irregular...

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Date/Time: 2019-06-07 10:52 UTC

On 15 Feb 2013, a very large fireball was reported over Chelyabinsk, Russia. Peter Brown from the University of Western Ontario, Canada, analyzed infrasound measurements of the event and deduced...

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-05 12:48 UTC

The end state for most near-Earth objects (NEOs) – asteroids and comets that may pose a hazard to the Earth's ecosystem – has for the past two decades thought to be a collision with the Sun. A new...

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Date/Time: 2019-06-06 15:01 UTC

The first recovery campaign carried out by the ESA NEO Coordination Centre in coordination with ESO, using the Very Large Telescope (VLT) (VLT telescopes on the Paranal mountain in Chile (credit:...

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-07 11:21 UTC

A little-known asteroid will skim past Earth on 15 February, passing just 28 000 km from our planet. The 50 m-diameter chunk of space rock was discovered last year by ESA-sponsored amateur...

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-08-08 09:27 UTC

The word NEO stands for near-Earth object, indicating a small body of the Solar System which can come into the Earth’s neighbourhood. A broad classification of NEOs distinguishes NECs (near-Earth...

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2020-07-03 08:07 UTC

The fly-by of 2020 JJ asteroid

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Date/Time: 2023-03-06 09:00 UTC

Warning: on March 6th at 09:00 UTC, some maintenance activities will be performed on our system. Some services, may be temporarily disrupted or unavailable.  

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2023-05-25 15:02 UTC

ESA’s NEO Coordination Centre celebrates its 10th anniversary

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-07 11:25 UTC

During the last observing run with the ESA 1-m telesope on Tenerife (the OGS = Optical Ground Station) the SSA-NEO programme successfully recovered three 'lost' NEOs. In addition, one new NEO was...

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Date/Time: 2020-09-10 10:33 UTC

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Date/Time: 2019-06-06 13:21 UTC

One of the major goals of the ESA NEO Coordination Centre is to focus observations on objects with non-zero impact probabilities. When an asteroid quickly becomes very faint just after discovery...

Type: Web Content Article
Date/Time: 2019-06-06 10:12 UTC

On 19 October the Pan-STARRS telescope, one of the NASA-funded surveys dedicated to discovering new NEOs, found an object that proved to be extremely unique: for the first time, an asteroid...