In a Record-Setting Year, Catalina Sky Survey Discovers Over 1000 Near Earth Asteroid for 2018!
Jan. 13, 2019
The Catalina Sky Survey posted 1056 new near-Earth objects for 2018, the first survey to discover more than 1000 in a calendar year. The record-setting 2018 batch also pushed CSS’s historical total to over 9000 new NEOs.
Catalina Sky Survey Discovers Earth-Grazing Asteroid, the 4th Closest Flyby Ever Recorded
Nov. 28, 2018
On October 19, 2018 Earth was grazed by a small asteroid designated as ‘2018 UA’. The space rock was discovered by the NASA-funded and University of Arizona based Catalina Sky Survey only 10 hours before its closest approach.