A potentially dangerous asteroid is approaching Earth – NASA

(ORDO NEWS) — In the coming days, asteroid 163348 (2002 NN4) will approach the Earth. Its dimensions range from 250 to 570 meters, it is considered a potentially dangerous celestial body. This was reported on the website of one of the divisions of NASA.

June 6, the object will pass the Earth at a minimum distance. This will happen at 6:20 Moscow time.

This time the asteroid does not intersect with the Earth, it will fly 13 times farther from the planet than the Moon. However, its trajectory crosses the orbit of the Earth, so it is considered potentially dangerous.

The asteroid was discovered in 2002. He makes one revolution around the Sun in about 300 Earth days.


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