He is now near Mars, but sooner or later an asteroid will approach the Earth.
Comet NEOWISE, which was visible for almost a month, flies, and lovers to observe outer space need a new object. Indian Institute of space education SPACE announced that the two 14-year-old girl from India found another interesting celestial body.
Vaidehi of Vekaria Lakhani and Radhika, hails from the city Surat in the Western state of Gujarat, participated in a two month all-India campaign to search for asteroids conducted by the educational Institute, in cooperation with the International astronomical search community (IASC) and a group of civilian scientists from NASA.
The girls made a discovery with the help of an improved telescope Pan-STARRS in Hawaii, which has a high quality CCD camera and wide viewing angle.
We are proud to announce VAIDEHI VEKARIYA SANJAYBHAI and RADHIKA LAKHANI PRAFULBHAI, two students of P. P. SAVANI CHAITANYA VIDYA SANKUL (CBSE) from Surat with the help of SPACE-AIASC discovered a new Asteroid which is a Near-Earth Object named HLV2514. pic.twitter.com/HXpOvrwxNY&mdash SPACE India (@Spacian) July 25, 2020
The asteroid is currently about Mars and its orbit will intersect the orbit of Earth in about… a million years. The asteroid, named HLV2514, will be officially registered only after NASA confirmed its orbit. And it may take several years.