The 460-foot asteroid passed as close as twice the distance of Earth and the Moon!

Incidents of asteroids coming close to earth continue. In recent months, many asteroids have rotated towards Earth, but so far there is no news of any adverse incident. Just a few hours ago, another huge disaster in the form of an asteroid passed close to the earth. The European Space Agency had given information about this asteroid, whose size is said to be 460 feet. It has been called the Christmas asteroid. It was said in this regard that it will pass the closest distance of 6 lakh 86 thousand kilometers to earth.

The name of this asteroid is 2015 RN35. The European Space Agency (ESA) has also reported that the asteroid will be visible in Europe until December 19. This meteor body from 60 to 140 meters in diameter will not be easy to see with the naked eye because it is not very bright. The agency says it is possible to see it with the aid of a 30cm or larger telescope. According to NASA, it runs at a speed of 21,276 kilometers per hour. There is not much information available about Asteroid 2015 RN35. It was closest to Earth on December 15. The terrifying thing was that it had come so close to Earth that the distance between the Moon and the Earth is doubled. Now it is advancing but according to the agency it can be seen until December 19.

Like the planets of the solar system, meteorites also revolve continuously around the sun. Many times, due to the gravitational force of the planets, they rotate towards any planet thus increasing their chances of colliding with the planet, but so far there is not much chance of some big meteor hitting the earth. . These meteorites are rocky remains left over from the early formation of our Solar System, some 4.6 billion years ago. So far, scientists have been able to detect 11 lakh 13,527 asteroids.

Most asteroids are found in a main asteroid belt, which lies between Mars and Jupiter. Its size can be from 10 meters to 530 kilometers. The total mass of all asteroids discovered so far is less than that of Earth’s Moon.

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