Watch it live here! Watch "Asteroid 1998 OR2 Live Tracking (It will MISS Earth By The Way!)" During tonight's "star party," astronomers will use Slooh's two Planewave 17-inch (432 millimeter) telescopes in Chile and the Canary Islands to capture live images of asteroid 1998 OR2. Asteroid 1998 OR2 was discovered by the Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking program at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in July 1998, and for the past two decades, astronomers have tracked it. However, Nasa has revealed that more asteroids will pass our planet but they are much smaller than 1998 OR2. It reached the highest ever Earth Impact Hazard category with collision risk at 2.7%, according to NASA. Location of asteroid Apophis, the size of four football fields hurtling through space at 79,847 km/h (49,904 mph). Nasa Asteroid Watch took to Twitter to announce that the tiny asteroid 2020 HS7 will "safely pass Earth just before 3 pm EDT today at a distance of about 23,000 miles/36,400 km. Astronomers with the Slooh online observatory will stream live telescope views of the near-Earth asteroid 1998 OR2 in a free webcast today (April 28) at 7 p.m. EDT (2300 GMT). The 1998 OR2 is a massive asteroid. on YouTube https://youtu.be/0OcxhGcL8Lc However, it is not going to hit our planet or cause any harm to us, and it is going to perform only a flyby. NASA said: "Asteroid 1998 OR2 was discovered by the Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking program at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in July 1998, and for the past two decades astronomers have tracked it. NASA found this approaching asteroid in observations made with the Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking (NEAT) system.