The disaster? A massive asteroid flying closer to Earth than the moon – watch

It’s not Armageddon, but it could have been. Large asteroid The so-called 2021 EQ3 will pass closer to Earth than the moon itself on Monday night.

And luckily for you, all of this will be streamed live online!

The flyby will be completely safe and pose no danger to anyone or anyone on Earth or any of the satellites, according to the Cnet website. The asteroid will pass near us at about 9:45 pm Israel time Monday evening, at a distance of about 278,000 km – 72% of the distance from Earth to the moon.

Although 2021 EQ3 is not actually the only asteroid that has come very close to Earth, it is one of the largest asteroids.

On average, sky surveys and other telescopes discover a space rock approaching the moon every few days, even if most of these asteroids are only a few meters away, they could potentially make them no bigger than a bus.

However, the asteroid 2021 EQ3 could reach 38 meters in diameter, making it more like a small apartment building, according to the report.

It also differs from the 2001 FO32, which is an absolute beast about a mile in diameter. This asteroid is due to pass on March 21 but is five times farther away from the moon.

The size of the asteroid also makes it a good object to track, and the Virtual Telescope Project in Rome will broadcast a viewing party online via its website.

Last year, NASA found that an asteroid is slated to approach Earth on November 2, the day before the US presidential election, CNN reported at the time.

The asteroid known as 2018VP1 was first recognized in 2018, and it is estimated to be 2 meters (6.5 feet) in diameter. While it has only a 0.41% chance of hitting Earth, NASA is still finding potential impacts of a collision. But given its small size, it is unlikely to have an impact in horrific proportions, CNN reported.

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