NASA Provides High-Resolution Images of HQ124 Asteroid

June 14, 2014 11:58 AM

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The asteroid 2014 HQ124 had passed by the earth at the distance of 777,000 miles on June 8 this month. After asteroid passed near the earth, NASA researchers were able to obtain radar views when the asteroid was at the distance of 865,000 to 900,000 miles and shortly release remarkable images of the colossal asteroid.

This asteroid was named "The Beast" because of its enormous size and was first detected on April 23 of this year by the NEOWISE mission of NASA, which is a deep space telescope that had been modified for exploration and scouting the skies for comets and asteroids.

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