Comets and Astroids
What is a Near-Earth Asteroid?
Asteroids are mostly found in the asteroid belt
Meteors are objects that enter the Earths atmosphere, but burn up before reaching the ground.
A rock that falls to the Earth from space
This passed about 14,000 km from Earths surface on November 6th around 16:30 EST.
The publisher of this article is NASA/JPL Near-Earth Object Program Office
This was the third closest known (non-impacting) approach on record.
NASA stands for National Aeronautics and speed Administration
This was taken in the solar system surrounded by Earth, Mars and Jupiter