All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘2013 TV135’

Orionid Meteor Shower Begins Tonight

The Orionid meteor shower, which has been known to produce bright fireballs, can be seen in the sky beginning after midnight, on early October 21. The Orionids are an annual meteor shower which last about a week in late-October. Sometimes meteors may occur at rates of 50-70 per hour, and the best way to spot them is to look up. …

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Dangerous Asteroid Buzzes Earth, Will Return

A dangerous asteroid came relatively close to Earth last month, in an incident NASA calls a “reality check.” The asteroid, named 2013 TV135, is scheduled to make another pass in about 20 years, though NASA says the possibility of a collision is very slim. NASA says the Ukranian-discovered 2013 TV135 has a 1 in 63,000 chance of actually hitting Earth, …

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