NASA warned about approaching the Earth asteroid the size of a skyscraper

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Astroid 2002 AJ129, the size of which is comparable to the skyscraper, is coming to Earth, according to NASA.

Closest to the planet, the celestial body will be February 4th, however, at this point, the distance will be ten times greater than the distance between the earth and the Moon. The size of the asteroid according to various estimates varies from 0.5 to 1.2 km, and the speed is around 34 kilometers per second.

Scientists emphasize that although the astroid 2002 AJ129 klassificeret as «potentially dangerous», the probability of Earth impact is zero.

NASA warned about approaching the Earth asteroid the size of a skyscraper

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