Next week large asteroid will pass close to Earth.
This is the 2004 BL86, a block of rock with a diameter of 500 meters on 26 January at 17:49 Italian time will go to 1.2 million kilometers from our planet.
At the time of closest approach, from an initial estimate, the asteroid will be quite bright and will reach a magnitude of 9.
You can see through the constellations of the Unicorn and Hydra. Astronomers expect to be able to obtain information about its composition.
This is the passage of a asteroid closer to Earth in the last 200 years.