A Giant Asteroid Will Approach Earth Tomorrow! Is It Dangerous?

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A giant asteroid will approach Earth on Wednesday (19/1/2022) at 04.51 WIB.

Bobo.id – A asteroid The giant will approach Earth on Tuesday (18/1/2022) at 21.51 UTC or 19 January 2022 at 04.51 WIB.

It measures 1.1 kilometers and is named (7485) 1994 PC1, and is approaching Earth at 43,754 miles per hour, with a distance of 1.93 million kilometers.

Even so, this asteroid will not hit the Earth’s surface, even though it is a dangerous asteroid category.

Why is it dangerous?

Astronomers refer to Near-Earth Objects (NEOs) or large objects approaching the Earth that can have an impact in the event of a collision.

What is Asteroid 1994 PC1

Asteroids are small celestial bodies that revolve around the sun.

Asteroids contain small amounts of metals such as nickel and iron, which are formed from space rock.

Asteroids converge on a trajectory called the asteroid belt (Main Asteroid Belt).

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