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NASA detects a massive asteroid that will approach Earth on April 28

NASA detects a massive asteroid that will approach Earth on April 28

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This big space rock, designated 418135 (2008 AG33), has a diameter of up to 780 meters and is scheduled to pass by the Earth on April 28.

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According to NASA’s asteroid tracker, a giant asteroid twice the size of the Empire State Building will pass Earth this week at a distance quite close to us on a cosmic scale.

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This large space rock, classified 418135 (2008 AG33), could have a diameter of up to 780 meters.

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That’s more than twice the height of New York City’s famed skyscraper, the Empire State Building, which stands 381 meters tall from base to roof.

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The asteroid will travel by the Earth at a speed of roughly 10.39 kilometers per second on April 28 at 2:46 a.m. UTC, or 10:46 p.m. EDT on April 27.

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It’s a good thing that 418135 (2008 AG33) won’t collide with Earth because the result would almost probably be devastating.

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