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The size of a passenger bus… an asteroid is fast approaching Earth

Scientists expect a small asteroid the size of a passenger bus to pass close to the globe, without posing any danger to it.
Scientists say that the asteroid, called 2022 NF, will pass near our planet safely this evening, according to calculations by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.
Astronomers discovered the devious asteroid using data from the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System (Pan-STARRS) – a system of cameras and telescopes based in Hawaii with the primary goal of detecting near-Earth objects.
The size of the asteroid ranges between 5.5 meters and 12.5 meters in its longest dimensions, so NASA does not consider it a dangerous planet

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