International news reports confirm: An #asteroid was discovered on 26 March 2019, and named #2019PDC by the @IAU_org's Minor Planet Center located in Cambridge, Mass, USA #FICTIONALEVENT #PlanetaryDefense (Image credit Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics CC-SA3.0) pic.twitter.com/03gV3Q4XNT

— ESA Operations (@esaoperations) April 26, 2019