The minor planet
named in honor of Nasimi is designated 32939 Nasimi, and its motion zone is in an asteroid junction between the Mars and Jupiter.
Probably the most terrifying report regarding a potential asteroid hit came out in 1998 after the Minor Planet
Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts warned that an asteroid, known as 1997 XF11, was on a direct collision course with Earth.
DepEd said Eugene Rivera, Joscel Kent Manzanero and Keith Russel Cadores of Camarines Sur National High School in Naga City "each received a certificate identifying their very own minor planet
and an orbital plot showing its current location." The agency noted that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory has been naming asteroids it discovered in honor of high school students who excel at science competitions since 2001.
He is the third Saudi gifted national to have his name given to a minor planet
following Abduljabbar Al-Houmoud in 2016 and Fatima Al-Sheikh in 2017.
There is also a minor planet
Scientists at NASA have revealed details of the icy minor planet
at the edge of the solar system known as Ultima Thule.
lf the minor planet
has a moon, it may be seen (or even discovered) during such an occultation.
The object was announced by the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet
Centre, and has been given the provisional official designation 2018 VG18.
On a minor planet
, almost seventeen Stacia Androva relishes her friendships with Pol and Clio.
It is officially known as 2015 TG387 by the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet
CfA astronomers Peter VereEi, Matthew Payne, Matthew Holman, Gareth Williams, Sonia Keys, and Ian Boardman (all are affiliated with the Minor Planet
Center at the CfA) and a colleague have analyzed the NEO reports from 2013 to 2016; in this over 170,000 objects (including comets) were reported as likely candidates.
To find this minor planet
, look just under 1[degrees] upper left of the halfway point along a line connecting Lambda ([lambda]) Sagittarii (the top star of the Teapot) and Eta ([eta]) Ophiuchi.