Asteroid 2002 AJ129 – Orbit Shows It Will Safely Fly By

22nd January 2018

On Feb. 4, 2018, building-sized asteroid 2002 AJ129 will fly-by within about 10 times the distance from Earth to the moon (about 2.6 million miles, or 4.2 million kilometers). — No, It Will Not Collide with Earth in February: https://www.space.com/39440-asteroid-wont-hit-earth-in-february.html

Credit: Space.com / animation courtesy: NASA/JPL-Caltech / edited by Steve Spaleta http://www.twitter.com/stevespaleta