As a kid, I was always fascinated by astronauts and space in general. I loved the Star-Trek movies and all though I realize that those movies are all fake It never stopped me from nerding out when I got to see what kinds of things NASA was up to just above our planet.
If you are a fan of looking up into the sky and seeing the other planets, then you may want to invest in a telescope because Jupiter is going to be so close to the earth that you'll be able to see it with a pair of binoculars!
You can sleep easy tonight knowing this isn't likely to happen in our lifetime, but what if a 200-foot asteroid exploded over Wyoming? Thanks to a recent scientific study, we know what that might be like. Let's put it this way. It would be a very bad day.
The planets are always doing awesome things that we aren't always aware of. Sometimes we are notified well before the solar events, and other times we aren't able to see them thanks to the weather or just not having enough time.