19th January 2022
  • 19th January 2022

The gigantic asteroid that will cross Earth in two more weeks!

By Team YourCoimbatore on 6th January 2022
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NASA has warned that the asteroid, which is 2.5 times larger than the Empire State Building, will pass close to Earth and is likely to come closer to Earth. The asteroid will cross Earth on January 18, 2022, according to the NASA Research Center.

NASA has named the asteroid 7482 (1994 PC1), according to the Earthsky organization. The asteroid, which has a diameter of 1.052 km, has a rotation period of 2.6 hours, according to NASA ALERT. According to Earthsky, the asteroid is about the size of the Golden Gate Bridge in the United States. NASA has classified the asteroid as dangerous based on its size and flying close to Earth.

NASA says it’s 2.5 times larger than the Empire State Building, but it will safely cross Earth. The asteroid was first discovered on August 9, 1994, by Robert McNaught in the Siding Spring Laboratory in Australia.

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