Dot

Hazardous asteroid heads for Earth TODAY; NASA says Apollo-class asteroid big as a building

Hazardous asteroid heads for Earth TODAY; NASA says Apollo-class asteroid big as a building

Dot

NASA confirmed a new “potentially hazardous” asteroid making its closest approach to Earth today, that is today any time soon.

Dot

According to the NASA’s Centre for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS), the near-Earth object named 2007 FF1 is said to be around 120 metres to 260 metres wide

Dot

This asteroid today, will fly by Earth from a distance of just 4,610,000 miles.

Dot

Besides this, it is an Apollo-class asteroid, that are the near-Earth objects whose orbit crosses the orbit of Earth.

Dot

Actually, NASA's Centre for Near-Earth Object Studies keeps track of asteroids that have the potential to collide with Earth.

Dot

And when an asteroid with a diameter of more than 150 meters approaches Earth, NASA classifies it as a potentially hazardous asteroid and monitors it closely.

Dot

Upto 80% off on Today's Deals Swipe Up Now

Upto 80% off on Today's Deals Swipe Up Now

Arrow