A small asteroid will fly past Earth early Tuesday October 12 2010 within the Earth-moon system.
Here is the animation showing the flyby of the asteroid.
At What Distcance will this asteroid Miss Earth ?
The asteroid, 2010 TD54, will have its closest approach to Earth's surface at an altitude of about 45,000 kilometers (27,960 miles) at 10:50 a.m UTC (4.20 pm in India) 6:50 EDT a.m. (3:50 a.m. PDT).
At 10.50 a.m. UTC where will this asteroid could be above earth ?
At that time, the asteroid will be over southeastern Asia in the vicinity of Singapore.
Are there any chances of this asteroid hitting Earth ?
During its flyby, Asteroid 2010 TD54 has zero probability of impacting Earth.
When was it Discovered ?
A telescope of the NASA-sponsored Catalina Sky Survey north of Tucson, Arizona discovered 2010 TD54 on Oct. 9 at during routine monitoring of the skies.
What is the Size of this Asteroid ?
It is estimated to be 7 meters in Size
At What Speed is this Asteroid traveling or Velocity ?
It is travel ling at Speed of 17.8 Km/sec
Will it Hit Moon ?
No, It will not. At around 6pm IST this asteroid could be closest it can get to moon.
Will it Hit Venus ?
No, it will not hit Venus. It will be closest to earth's sister planet on 9th November, 2010. ]