10,000th Near-Earth Asteroid Discovered NASA JPL NEO Space Science Video

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Visit my website at http://www.junglejoel.com - asteroid 2013 MZ5 was first detected on June 18, 2013, by the Pan-STARRS-1 telescope on the summit of the Haleakala volcano on Maui. Near-Earth objects (NEOs) are asteroids and comets that approach within about 28 million miles of Earth's orbit. They range in size from small boulders to as large as 25 miles across. Asteroid 2013 MZ5 is the 10,000th near-Earth object discovered. Please rate and comment, thanks!Credit: NASA JPL CalTech

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