US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — On January 19, 2021, a sensational publication appeared on the French website JeuxVideo that in the next couple of weeks a huge meteorite will fall on the Earth, which will reach several hundred meters, or even kilometers.
The publication says that experts from the University of Arizona discovered fragments of asteroid 67P, which will collide with our planet in the next three weeks. Their age ranges from 3.4 to 5.2 billion years. Scientists have been observing these stones for a couple of years and they managed to find the first huge shard.
This statement looks more like a fake, because in fact the asteroid 67P is the Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet. If we take into account the data provided by NASA, then today the comet is located at a distance of several hundred million kilometers from our planet.
But at the same time, one moment is very annoying. The comet is falling apart before our eyes and a huge amount of gases come out of it, which act like a jet engine. Because of this, the comet constantly changes its flight trajectory and no one can predict the behavior of a space object the next time it flies past the Earth.
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