Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Giant asteroid approaching Earth August 10


Izaan Zubair
Technology writer @ WNObserver
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NASA’s Near-Earth Objects Study Center revealed CNEOS, said a large asteroid larger than the Empire State Building in New York would approach Earth later this month.

According to CNEOS , The massive asteroid, dubbed 2006 QQ23, will pass the ground on August 10, with a diameter of 1870 feet, and is larger than the Empire State Building by more than 400 feet.

While NASA classified it as a near-Earth object, but it will be at the closest point at 3 am at about 4.6 million miles.

By default, if the asteroid collides with Earth, it could lead to massive destruction, Newsweek explained, which could cause an entire city to be obliterated.

If it reaches the ocean causing tsunamis affecting lowlands, in any scenario , The asteroid will change the climate for many years.

Read also: NASA warns “Big Ben” size asteroid approaching the Earth

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