As it flies past, the space rock will be travelling at a speed of around 36,000 miles per hour.
Whether or not the "Resurrection plate" ever existed has long been a hot topic of debate in the field of geology.
The moon will appear just 23 percent illuminated on the night of the peak, which could help visibility.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has warned of a close shave when the space rock passes on November 2.
"This event continues to be very high risk," space debris tracking company LeoLabs said of the possible collision.
The combined mass of both objects is roughly 2.8 metric tons.
The space rocks will all make their closest approaches to our planet within a period of around four hours.
In the Northern Hemisphere, the September equinox marks the beginning of what's set to be quite an eventful astronomical fall.
Two of the asteroids will come within around a quarter of the distance between Earth and the moon.
Supernovae are cataclysmic explosions that occur during the last evolutionary stages in the life of massive stars.
A new study published with data from NASA explains that the shape of our solar system is similar to that of a deflated croissant.
"It's a wake up call for the big data industries, internet giants, tech companies, energy research and environmental research. I call this the invisible crisis," author Melvin M. Vopson told Newsweek.
"The Perseids are a major meteor shower and one of the best and most reliable of the year," said Rick Fienberg from the American Astronomical Society.
Sagan used an experiment conducted by the Greek mathematician and astronomer Eratosthenes.
"It's reasonable to assume past glaciations were induced by geologically quick changes to solar radiation," said researcher Constantin Arnscheidt.
The asteroid came within just 11 percent of the average distance between the Earth and moon.
Astronomers detected rare and never-before-seen structures in the galaxy's magnetic field including a helix-shaped featured and two vast "superbubbles."
The South Atlantic Anomaly was discovered in the 1950s and appears to be splitting into two patches.
In the Northern Hemisphere, the comet should be easily visible in the evening sky for the rest of July.
"At some point, I could see it by naked eye. I cannot tell you the emotion which exploded in my heart!" astronomer Gianluca Masi said.
Noctilucent" clouds are the highest clouds in the Earth's atmosphere.
This weekend, the full moon will pass through the more diffuse, outermost part of the Earth's shadow, called the "penumbra."
A study sheds new light on the distribution of metals in the lunar subsurface.
The day of June 20 will have the most hours of sunlight and the shortest night of 2020 in the northern hemisphere.
Determining the abundance of Earth-like planets is one of the major goals of planetary science.
"This is the first step in trying to understand the evolution of Mars' atmosphere," Håkan Svedhem, ESA's TGO Project Scientist, told Newsweek.
The scientists were able to detect the structure by analyzing seismic wave data.
There's a lot to be frightened of in the great infinite nothingness of outer space.
"It seems clear that something is brewing underneath the heart of northwest Europe," said researcher Corné Kreemer.
Annular solar eclipses occur when the moon is at apogee—its farthest distance from the Earth—and passes directly in front of the sun.