10 asteroids flew within 1 lunar distance from Earth in just 10 days – 4 more on approach

10 recently discovered asteroids with close approximations within 1 lunar distance were detected from October 12 to 18, 2020, which indicates a significant increase in the detection of asteroids with a trajectory within 1 lunar distance in such a short period of time.

From 15 to 18 October, 10 flyby of recently discovered asteroids were recorded.

Within 2 days (October 19-21) 4 newly discovered asteroids will fly past the Earth within 1 lunar distance.

There are currently 84 known asteroids that will fly past Earth within 1 lunar distance since the beginning of the year, including 2020 SO which will arrive on December 1.

2020 is currently surpassing 2019 for “nearby asteroids”.

Closest guests:

UX 2020 – October 19
2020 TF6 – October 19
2020 UA – October 21
2020 UY – October 21

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