A dangerous asteroid is approaching Earth … 4 kilometers in diameter


NASA has announced that a dangerous asteroid is approaching 4 kilometers in diameter, and that this will happen in late April.

According to scientists, the asteroid number “52768”, also known (1998 OR2), will be as close to Earth as possible on April 29, as it will be 6.29 million km (equivalent to 16 times the distance between Earth and the Moon), noting that Qatar The asteroid ranges between 1.8 and 4.1 km, according to the Russian agency “Sputnik”.

The scientists pointed out that the asteroid threat lies in the fact that its path intersects with the orbit of the planet, and it revolves around the sun within 3.68 Earth years.

This planet is not considered the first of its kind in gravity, as in mid-February, NASA reported that the asteroid number 163373, which has a diameter of 440 to 990 meters, was approaching, as it approached the Earth at a distance equivalent to 15 times from The distance between the Earth and the Moon.

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