The Fate Of Asteroid That Was Expected To Strike Earth

The asteroid 2009 JF1, that had scientists on edge, will not collide with Earth on May 6

The asteroid had one 1 in 4,000 chance to hit Earth in the week, as per ESA

Scientists re-evaluated the asteroid 2009 JF1, discovered in 2009, and since

 As per the new improved observations, the asteroid's chances of hitting Earth

Astronomers by using NASA-funded Catalina Sky Survey's Mt. Lemmon Station in Arizona

 As per ESA, astronomers did not track the asteroid thoroughly, but enhanced astronomical

particularly the Gaia catalogue as a supplier of reference stars, helped.

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