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NASA: Giant asteroid to pay Earth a visit today

NASA: Giant asteroid to pay Earth a visit today

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After a number of asteroids passed very near Earth earlier this week, a new asteroid has appeared on the horizon.

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This asteroid, which is as big as a house, will be approaching Earth today.

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. The asteroid, named 2022 FH, is particularly concerning because compared to all the other asteroids we have seen this week, it will be coming closest to the Earth.

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As such, there is always a risk that even the slightest deviation from its path will result in the asteroid being trapped by Earth’s gravitational pull, causing it to strike our planet.

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NASA is monitoring the movements of the asteroid and at the moment it looks that 2022 FH will make a safe passage.

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According to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, asteroid 2022 FH is an 18 meters wide asteroid, which is as large as a multi-floored house

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