Skyscraper-sized asteroid to pass Earth Sunday

An asteroid the size of a skyscraper will pass Earth Sunday, making its closest approach to our planet in almost 100 years,

Asteroid 2022 KY4 is between 220 and 492 feet in diameter and it travels at an estimated 16,900

In the past, the rock has made close encounters with earth, most recently in 1959. After Sunday

It still reaches NASA’s classification of “potentially hazardous” because it orbits within 4.7 million

There are presently no asteroids that represent a substantial threat of striking Earth during the next one hundred years,

one of the most popular meteor showers – the Perseid Meteor Shower – is underway. While it won’t reach its peak

you still have the chance to see dozens of meteors streak through the night sky, as long as the moon isn’t too bright.

like this?

more stories


Click Here
Clike Here