The Center for Near Earth Object Studies at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, and astronomers and observatories around the globe are watching a small asteroid designated 2012 TC4.
Asteroid 2012 TC4 will be used as a test of Earth’s global asteroid defense system.
Check out the article at Earth-Sky: http://earthsky.org/space/near-earth-asteroid-2012-tc4-close-pass-october-2017
Watch2012 TC4 here: https://www.virtualtelescope.eu/webtv/
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