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Near-Earth Asteroid 2024 BJ very close encounter-27 Jan. 2024

Next 27 Jan. 2024, the near-Earth asteroid 2024 BJ will have a very close, but safe, encounter with us, coming at about 354000 km from the Earth, about 92% of the average lunar distance. The Virtual Telescope Project will show it to you live!

The near-Earth asteroid 2024 BJ was discovered on 17 Jan. 2024 and announced the following day. Its diameter in estimated in the 16 – 37 meters range, while the minimum distance will be reached on 27 Jan., at 17:40 UTC (source: Nasa/JPL). Of course, there are no risks at all for our planet.

The Virtual Telescope Project will show it live, online, while it will be at its minimum distance from us. This way, you can have a look from the comfort of your home.

The live feed will start on 27. Jan. 2024 at 17:15 UTC.

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