2021 will start with unwelcome, 220-meter wide asteroid visitor, NASA warns – RT World News

As countries around the world say ‘good concessions’ by 2020, NASA has warned that the Earth’s path to the 220-meter planet at the start of the new year is a monster.

Earlier, this year’s final asteroid, the 2020 YB4, with a diameter of just 36 meters or about 747 wings, passed through Earth at a distance of 6.1 million kilometers after 6.1 UTC in the morning. That means at least in terms of the dangers posed by space rocks, the planet has made it a little more intact since 2020.

However, in the first days of January, three additional, smaller near-Earth Jects Buzzets (NEOs) will temporarily grace Earth with their presence.

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In just two days in 2021, the 15-meter asteroid 2019 YB4 will fly at a safe distance of 6.4 million kilometers. The very next day, it will be followed by two more cosmic debris in the form of 15-2020 YA1 and 21-meter 2020 YP4, which will pass at a distance of 1.5 and 2.1 million kilometers, respectively.

But Biggie will arrive on January 3, a relatively mountainous 2003 AF23, such as 220 meters wide in diameter or as wide as the Golden Gate Bridge that will cover a distance of 6.9 million kilometers.

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