The image above is near-Earth space on February 27, 2013. It shows all the objects within 0.3 AU of Earth – that’s 45 million kilometers – or about 30 million miles – or about one-third of the distance between us and the sun – today. The red oval around Earth represents 3.84 million kilometers, or 10 lunar distances.
EarthSky // Today's Image Release Date: Feb 27, 2013
Known asteroids in Earth’s neighborhood today
This map shows all the known asteroids within one-third of Earth’s distance from the sun on February 27, 2013.