'Potentially hazardous' asteroid will skim past Earth TODAY
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A 'potentially hazardous' asteroid known as 2008 OS7 is set to skim past Earth today, coming as close as 1.7 million miles to our planet. The asteroid, estimated to be up to 1,574 feet in diameter, will be traveling at a speed of over 40,000 miles per hour. Thankfully, it is not expected to pose a danger to Earth.
'2008 OS7 - a very small asteroid whose orbit intersects with that of Earth - has been classified as a "potentially hazardous asteroid",' said Dr Kim.
The asteroid, discovered in 2008, completes an orbit around the sun every 962 days. It is categorized as a 'small to moderately-sized asteroid' and will not be visible to the naked eye or an average telescope.
According to NASA, the asteroid is 210 to 480 metres (688 to 1,574 feet) in diameter.
Read at Mail Online
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