NASA eyes giant planet 1 km wide orbit closest to Earth, pointing to only one time in 200 years
Center for the Study of Near-Earth Objects The United States Aerospace Administration (NASA) has announced that an asteroid about 1 km in diameter will come closest to Earth on January 18.
NASA says the asteroid, codenamed 7482 (1994 PC1), will orbit close to Earth at a distance of 1.9 million kilometers at a speed of 76,192 kilometers per hour.
The report states that 7482 (1994 PC1) discovered in 1994 It will not affect the world in any way. But this asteroid will be the closest to Earth and will not come any closer in the next 200 years. US time or at 04:51 on January 19, Thailand time
7482 (1994 PC1) is not the largest asteroid to ever approach Earth. The largest of these, 3122 Florence (1981 ET3), orbited near Earth on September 1, 2017, is 8.8 km wide.
The report states that the 7482 (1994 PC1) is not visible to the naked eye but is visible through a small telescope.