Thursday , October 21 2021

European Space Agency reveals that an asteroid is approaching Earth


O European Space Agency has revealed that an asteroid the size of a football field is approaching planet Earth, international media reported.

The asteroid QV89 of 2006 was included by the European Space Agency (ESA) in the list of objects that could impact the Earth.

This rocky body has a diameter of 40 meters and will pass very close to Earth on 9 September, although the risk of collision is 7299 possibilities.

According to the agency's report, the asteroid will pass about 6.7 million kilometers from our planet, while the Moon is 384,400 kilometers away from it.

According to the ESA, it is a fairly common element, since similar episodes have been recorded in the vicinity of our planet approximately every decade since 1950. / CP