A beyond-telescope-range Asteroid, expected to fly past earth on 12th October keyed up NASA
Scientists and astronomers at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said they are very excited because the mysterious asteroid, called 2012 and TC4 places out of reach of telescopes, moves quickly towards Earth and must fly through our home planet 12 October 2017.
According to scientists, the asteroid, which could be as large as 100 feet in size, is unknown and will give scientists a unique opportunity to test their space exploration ability.
As has been said NASA scientists are “sure” that space rock hits or missed the planet, and not know how it will fly on Earth.
As revealed by NASA the mysterious asteroid should not be in the 4,200-mile region of Earth’s surface, but it can not be more specific about its proximity to Earth that is telescopes out since 2012.
According to Michael Kelley, leader of the observation campaign “NASA uses the 2012 TC4 overflight as a” test “.
As scientists at California-based NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) explained, “We are very excited about the proximity of a small, mysterious asteroid on Earth and we intend to use its closest approximation to Earth as The gold prospect not only for scientific discoveries but also to test the threat analysis capabilities of NASA’s network of observatories as well as scientists working closely with collaboration with planetary defense systems “.
The first and last flyby 2012 TC4 grounding occurred in 2012, after which it disappeared in the solar system and exceeded the range of telescopes.
While earlier, scientists had a detailed idea of most of the asteroids that were close to the earth and that they knew they were safely flying to the ground or causing damage, this time,
They are not sure if this asteroid beyond the telescope area will insure overview of the Earth and how it will approach Earth as it passes.