1.3-km-wide asteroid headed towards Earth, Nasa classifies it ‘potentially hazardous’

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) that tracks objects in the outer sky has spotted an asteroid nearly 1.3 kilometers in size heading towards Earth. Dubbed as potentially hazardous the object will make its close approach to Earth on March 4, coming as close to Earth as 49,11,298 kilometers.

The Near-Earth Object called 138971 (2001 CB21) is on its way to the Sun, completing its orbit in just…

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News Source: https://www.indiatoday.in/science/story/1-3-km-wide-asteroid-headed-towards-earth-nasa-classifies-it-potentially-hazardous-1909755-2022-02-07

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