A Sneaky Asteroid

On August 28 scientists caught sight of a sneaky asteroid, appearing suddenly from behind the orbit of Mars, it is the size of 3 football fields, and will pass within 7.9 Lunar Distance from Earth. In cosmic terms, that’s extremely close. Named 2012QG42 this asteroid will pass by on Sept. 14th. You never know what may fall from the sky…..

This link will allow you to monitor its progress.

http://remanzacco.blogspot.it/2012/09/close-approach-of-pha-asteroid-2012-qg42.html

Photo: Meteor Crater in Arizona

Photo by D. Roddy of the U.S. Geological Survey – A meteor impact crater in Arizona.

http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/space/

A link to National Geographic,  great information if you are pondering, and looking for answers.

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