Saturday, August 03, 2019

Asteroid Blindsides Scientists, Narrowly Misses Earth



Asteroid Blindsides Scientists, Narrowly Misses Earth

     An asteroid very narrowly missed the Earth last Thursday, and the scientists apparently had no clue about its approach. The large asteroid, about 100 metres in diameter, was nicknamed ‘city-killer’ due to the potential threat it posed.

By TWC
7-30-19
According to reports, the rock, named Asteroid 2019 OK, passed within 73,000 kilometres of our planet—that’s one-fifth of the distance between the Earth and the moon!

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