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Largest, Potentially Hazardous Asteroid To Fly Past Earth On March 21

The NASA has revealed that the largest asteroid to fly past the Earth in 2021 will come closest (within a distance of 1.3 million miles) on March 21. Named '2001 FO32', the asteroid is a massive rock classified as a near-Earth object (NEO) orbiting the Sun in proximity to the Earth. The NASA has classified 2,100 NEOs as potentially dangerous. Hazardous NEOs orbit within 4.6-million-miles distance from the earth, having a diameter of over 460-feet.

Sun, 07 Feb 2021 - 07:55 AM / by Richa Nigam

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