It’s dangerous on Tuesday Asteroid 455176 will fly near our planetwhich was discovered in 1999. At that time it was 35 million km from Earth. Although scientists are reassured that it is impossible to hit the ground, it is considered so “Potentially dangerous asteroid”. This category includes objects that come closer to our planet by less than 0.05 AU, or less than 19.5 times the distance between the Earth and the Moon.

According to the calculations of astronomers, Possibly a dangerous asteroid It will fly 5.4 million kilometers from Earth. It’s a distance that suits you 14 distances between our planet and the moon. According to NASA, this will be the next flight of the asteroid at this age. Asteroid 455176, also known as 1999 VF22, will not return to Earth until the year 2150.

celestial body Probably wider than the height of the Eiffel Tower. The estimates provided indicate that The diameter of the asteroid can reach 430 meters (The Eiffel Tower is 300 meters high.) Moreover, it travels at a speed of about 25 kilometers per second i It often flies near Mars, Venus, and Mercury.

Astronomy enthusiasts will be able to observe the phenomenon with their own telescopes. when The asteroid will fly over our planet, in Poland it will be 8:54. For those who do not have a device to monitor the phenomenon, online broadcasting will be available.

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