“NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies reports that an asteroid three times the size of the Empire State Building in New York City is heading toward Earth at a tremendous speed.In details, the asteroid, which was named “7482” or “1994 PC1”, was discovered in 1994 and is about one kilometer wide and will reach a speed of about 47,000 miles per hour.
The asteroid is expected to reach its closest point to Earth, estimated at a distance of about 1.2 million miles, on Tuesday, January 18, and will not be visible to the naked eye.
The agency does not expect that the asteroid will collide with Earth, but it has stated that it will be the closest to Earth during the next two centuries.
These were the details of the news Hey pictures:: An asteroid is approaching Earth next week… What will... for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.
It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at saudi24news and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.