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Friday the 13th Asteroid Breaks Record for the Closest to Earth — We Didn’t Notice it Until the Next Day
Friday the 13th Asteroid Breaks Record for the Closest to Earth — We Didn’t Notice it Until the Next Day
On Friday, November 13, Asteroid 2020 VT4 zoomed by Earth just 328 miles above the Pacific Ocean, making it the closest asteroid to pass Earth without disintegrating in Earth's atmosphere. It passed at about the same height as the orbit of the International Space Station...
‘God of Chaos’ Asteroid is Speeding up, Visible to the Naked Eye in 2029
‘God of Chaos’ Asteroid is Speeding up, Visible to the Naked Eye in 2029
Apophis, the asteroid which is expected to pass close to Earth in 2029, 2036 and REAL CLOSE in 2068, is gaining speed --- thanks to the sun, according to astronomers from the University of Hawaii. It’s known as the Yarkovsky Effect. The side of an asteroid facing the sun is warmed by sunlight and gives it a bit of a thrust...

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