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4 Asteroids including 1,280-foot one hurtling towards Earth: NASA

Last updated on March 27, 2020


Four asteroids are headed towards Earth, as per NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS), which is presently monitoring the scenario. 

The 4 asteroids heading towards Earth embrace 2020 FV4, 2020 FP, 2012 XA133 and 2020 FV3. 

One among the many 4 asteroids is a 1,280-foot vast asteroid, which is reportedly even larger than Paris’s Eiffel Tower. The asteroid can destroy a complete metropolis if it hits the Earth.

1. 2020 FV4

2020 FV4 is the primary asteroid that can fly previous Earth tomorrow. The asteroid is presently flying at an estimated velocity of 19,000 miles per hour. It has a diameter of 164 ft. It is predicted to come back closest to the Earth at round 7:07am EDT on March 26. The distance right now is projected to be round 0.02505 astronomical items or about 2.Three million miles away.

2. 2020 FP

The second asteroid to method Earth tomorrow is 2020 FP. The asteroid, measuring about 128 vast, is presently flying at a mean velocity of 21,000 miles per hour. It is predicted to fly previous Earth at 7:39 pm EDT on March 26. It will fly previous from a secure distance of about 0.03767 astronomical items, which is round 3.5 million miles away.

3. 2012 XA133 

2012 XA133 or metropolis killer as it’s being referred to as is the third asteroid heading towards the Earth. It is greatest and quickest among the many 4 asteroids. This asteroid, measuring about 1, 280 ft vast, is transferring towards the Earth with a velocity of 53,000 miles per hour. It has the potential of destroying a complete metropolis if it hits the Earth on account of its massive dimension and quick velocity.The asteroid has been labeled as a doubtlessly hazardous asteroid. It is predicted to method Earth at 10.52 pm EDT on March 26. Its closest method can be from about 0.04453 astronomical items or round 4 million miles away.

4. 2020 FV3

The 2020 FV3 asteroid is the fourth and the final asteroid to method the Earth tomorrow. The asteroid, with a diameter of about 59 ft, is predicted to fly previous our planet at 11:07 EDT on March 26. It is flying at a mean velocity of 15,000 miles per hour. 



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