In the next week near the Earth fly 40-meter asteroid

The celestial body will approach our planet at a distance less than the distance from the moon to tens of thousands of kilometers.

У найближчий тиждень біля Землі пролетить 40-метровий астероїд

Next week near the Earth fly 40-meter asteroid, informs Rus.Media.

So, the celestial body EA2 2019 will approach our planet at a distance less than the distance from the moon to tens of thousands of kilometers (303 733 km). The size of this asteroid twice the size of the meteorite that fell near Chelyabinsk in Russia in 2013.

On March 22 he came as close as possible to the Ground, watching him on the website of the virtual telescope project.

The asteroid will move at a speed of 5 kilometers per second, which will facilitate monitoring.

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