Asteroids and Comets
Asteroid Watch. Asteroid 2007 VK184 Eliminated as Impact Risk to Earth Recent observations have removed from NASA's asteroid impact hazard list the near-Earth object (NEO) known to pose the most significant risk of Earth impact over the next 100 years. › Read more (April 03, 2014) › More news Average distance between Earth and the moon is about 239,000 miles (385,000 kilometers).
The Asteroid Watch Widget tracks asteroids and comets that will make relatively close approaches to Earth. Apophis: The Asteroid That Could Smash Into The Earth. SOHO and STEREO Sungrazing Comets. In summary: The Holidays got hold of me and I didn't get chance return as promised to deliver more movies and info.
But I think it's perhaps time that I now take my leave of the stage and metaphorically pass on the the icy torch that is the story of the truly spectacular Comet Lovejoy. So I'll conclude here with a recap, and some final thoughts. NEO Earth Close Approaches.