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A large asteroid close to Earth

Крупный астероид приблизился к Земле The object flew to our planet closer than the distance to the moon.

Dangerous and GC6 huge asteroid flew to Earth at a distance of slightly more than 200 thousand kilometers, which is almost half the distance to the moon.

The asteroid was observed on 9 April. And 10 days later, on 19 April, it as close to the Ground.

At 9:41 Kyiv time he flew for the nearest from the Earth distance of the trajectory of its flight – 219 thousand kilometers.

It should be noted that the speed of the asteroid at this point was about 20.3 thousand kilometers per hour. NASA named an asteroid as “potentially hazardous near-earth object”.

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