Earth Has Survived The Impact Of Two Asteroids The Size Of A Skyscraper


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Earth has survived the impact of two asteroids the size of a skyscraper

ByIqbal Mursiaf – Editordenny mahardy August 1, 2022

technologue.idJAKARTA – Two asteroids the size of a skyscraper passed Earth over the past weekend. One asteroid reached its closest on Friday (29/7/2022) and another whizzed by the next day.

The first asteroid, dubbed 2016 CZ31, flew by on Friday at 7 pm ET (23.00 GMT). NASA said that the speed reached about 55,618 km/h.

Astronomers estimate the asteroid to be about 122 meters at its widest point. It is believed that the width of the building is 40 floors. The asteroid safely passes Earth at a distance of 2.8 million kilometers from Earth, or more than seven times the average distance between Earth and the Moon.

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“This space rock approaches Earth every few years. It is predicted that the same space rock will return to Earth in January 2028,” NASA said in a statement. live science, Monday (1/8).

On Saturday, a second, much larger asteroid also slammed behind the planet. Even at a greater distance from Earth.

The asteroid, named 2013 CU83, measures about 183 meters at its widest point of view. The space rock will pass by Earth at a distance of about 6.96 million km, or about 18 times the average distance between Earth and the Moon.

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