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NASA warns of a giant asteroid passing near Earth next week;  "Potentially Dangerous" - Metro World News Brasil

NASA warns of a giant asteroid passing near Earth next week; “Potentially Dangerous” – Metro World News Brasil

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

The space object officially named ‘2022 OE2’ will pass close to our planet on Thursday (04-08).

As revealed by NASA’s website, the asteroid has a diameter of about 380 meters (dimensions can vary), the equivalent of a 70-story building.

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

NASA warns of a giant asteroid passing near Earth next week; ‘Potentially dangerous’

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.

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.

Another giant celestial body will pass close to Earth in August

Another asteroid also on NASA’s list of approaches, will pass near Earth in August:(2019 AV13)‘ He will have an approach on 08-22 and will continue to be monitored.

Also according to the information, the diameter of the celestial body is approximately 230 meters (estimated). It is also possible to follow the asteroid through over here.

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