Asteroid 2009 PQ diameter from 84 to 190 meters passed from Earth at a safe distance. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the scientific Director of the Moscow planetarium Faina Rublev.

Experts compare a celestial body in size of a football field. Rublev said that such asteroids pass by Earth every two weeks or a month.

Postgraduate Solar system division of the Institute of astronomy of RAS (INASAN) Ekaterina Efremova, said earlier that the asteroid poses to humanity threats. Track a celestial body at a distance of 3.2 million kilometers at a speed of 13.4 kilometers per second.

The next time the asteroid will approach the Earth only in 2137. Space object belongs to the group of Apollo. Professor Institute of physics and technology, Ural Federal University said that such asteroids there are about 15 thousand, watching them specialists.

Earlier, the Russian Amateur astronomer Gennady Borisov, who discovered last year, the first interstellar comet, discovered a new nebula in the constellation Tsifeya. It is noted that for modern astronomy this is a unique case.

Observations of the astronomer conducted using a self-made 650-millimeter telescope schematic of Hamilton.