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Huge asteroid will fly tonight unusually close to Earth

asteroid27000 km away from the Earth today will asteroid 45 meters. According to the experts, the chance encounter with our planet does not have.NASA experts will be on the air to comment on the flight of a celestial body.

Celestial body weight is 130 tons, and the speed – 28.1 thousand kilometers per hour. Scientists say that in the event of a collision with Earth, the destruction of the impact would be comparable to the explosion of a nuclear bomb capacity of 2.5 megatons. This is 1000 times greater than the power of the blast at Hiroshima, and is comparable with the explosion of the Tunguska meteorite.
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Posted by on February 16, 2013 in Earth, Galaxy, Planet

 

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