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Earth nearing extinction! At least ten deadly asteroids may hit our planet THIS year

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 16 August 2019, 08:34 PM
Asteroid (File Photo)
Asteroid (File Photo)

Recently, many deadly asteroids including 2019 OK, 2019 OD, 2015 HM10, 2019 OE, 2019 NN3, 2019 MB4, 2019 MT2, 2006 QV89, 2016 NO56M, RF12 and others approached towards the Earth, fortunately did not hit our planet. It is said that one day all life on the Earth will be extinct. Not only life, but the Earth will also extinct someday and an asteroid could be the possible reason. Shocked to hear that? It is to be noted that at least ten gigantic asteroids will approach dangerously towards Earth this year, reported businessinsider.in. Need not worry as these giant space rocks will zoom past the Earth and we are fully safe. It is worth mentioning here that asteroids are small, rocky objects that orbit the Sun. The space rocks (asteroids) approach towards the Earth due to the gravitational forces that affect them. Asteroids can bring tsunamis, shock waves and flattening winds that could be catastrophic.

The ten gigantic asteroids which will approach towards Earth are named as 2018 PN22, 2000 CH59, 2006 WH1, 2006 SF6, 2015 JD1, 1998 HL1, 1998 FF14, 2000 QW7, 2010 CO1 and 2019 GT 3.

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Asteroid 2018 PN22 - August 17

The 62-feet-long asteroid named as 2018 PN22 will zoom past Earth on August 17, 2019.

Asteroid 2019 GT 3 - September 6

The 170-380 metre asteroid named as 2019 GT 3 will zoom past Earth on September 6, 2019.

Asteroid 2010 CO1 - September 14

The 120-260 metre asteroid named as 2010 CO1 will zoom past Earth on September 14, 2019.

Asteroid 2000 QW7 - September 14

The 290-650 metre asteroid named as 2000 QW7 will zoom past Earth on September 14, 2019.

Asteroid 1998 FF14 - September 24

The 190-430 metre giant asteroid named as 1998 FF14 will zoom past Earth on September 24, 2019.

Asteroid 1998 HL1 - October 25

The 440-990 metre giant asteroid named as 1998 HL1 will zip past Earth on October 25, 2019.

Asteroid 2015 JD1 - November 3

The 200-450 metre asteroid named as 2015 JD1 will zip past Earth on November 3, 2019.

Asteroid 2006 SF6 - November 21

The 280-620 metre asteroid named as 2006 SF6 will zip past Earth on November 21, 2019.

Asteroid 2006 WH1 - December 20

The 240-540 metre asteroid named as 2006 WH1 will fly past Earth on December 20, 2019.

Asteroid 2000 CH59 – December 26

The 280-620 metre asteroid named as 2000 CH59 will fly past Earth on December 26, 2019.

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It is worth mentioning here that there are more than 7 lakh asteroids that have been found in space.

First Published: Thursday, August 15, 2019 12:02 PM
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