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What is the "Torino Scale"? (2)
Rome, Italy - The value scale
The "Torino Scale" uses a scale from 0 to 10. A 0 indicates an object has a negligibly small chance of collision with the Earth, compared with the usual "background noise" of collision events, or is too small to penetrate the Earth's atmosphere intact. A 10 indicates that a collision is certain, and the impacting object is large enough to precipitate a global disaster. Only integer values are ever...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency