August 16, 2022
NASA warns of a giant asteroid that will pass near Earth next Saturday (30);  "Potentially Dangerous" - Metro World News Brasil

NASA warns of a giant asteroid that will pass near Earth next Saturday (30); “Potentially Dangerous” – Metro World News Brasil

The NASA The US space agency has issued a new warning about an asteroid that will pass near Earth this week.

His name is officially as531944 (2013 CU83) ‘, the space object will pass close to our planet next Saturday (30).

As revealed by NASA’s website, the giant asteroid has an approximate diameter of 320 meters (dimension can vary).

The orb belongs to the group “Apollo”, and is currently moving at a very high speed.

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has classified it as a “potentially hazardous asteroid” due to its expected close pass with Earth.

However, despite the proximity to space (the alert issued by NASA) which may cause some concern, fortunately, there is no risk of collision.

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The celestial body is three times the size of the Statue of Liberty.

As detailed in NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS), it is possible to continuously follow the asteroid in order to over here.

In the NASA approach list, asteroid ‘531944 (2013 CU83) is expected to come about 4.3 million miles from Earth on Saturday night.

However, according to the information, this may seem very far away, but in fact it is very close to the great dimension of space. Check the diagram: