New Mega Asteroid
almost twice size of the Empire State Building will make ‘close approach’ in WEEKS
The discovery of this star which has been nicknamed 'Earendel' sets a new benchmark for NASA as the star was formed in the first billion years after the Universe was formed.
Nasa Is Keeping An Eye
on Asteroid 418135 (2008 AG33), which it expects to shoot past our planet on April 28.
The US Space Agency
has listed the asteroid on its Near Earth Object Close Approaches table.
The Asteroid's Predicted Size
also makes it almost as big as the tallest building on Earth.
Large Fast-Moving Space
objects that come within 4.65 million miles of Earth are considered to be "potentially hazardous" by cautious space organizations.
The Good News
is that the mega asteroid isn't expected to hit Earth.
The Big Asteroid Is Predicted
to travel past us at a speed of just over 23,000 miles per hour.