Astronomers warned of the approach of an asteroid


The asteroid closer to our planet.

At the end of this month (according to experts of the National office for Aeronautics and space exploration, it’s going to happen on 28 August) an asteroid closer to our planet. 2019 OU1 will be 40 times closer to Earth than Venus, and will be about a million kilometers from us, reports the with reference to

The Russian scientists believe that our American colleagues are exaggerating the size of the heavenly bodies. This was stated by senior researcher of research Department, Solar Institute of astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences Sergei Narbekov.

“This asteroid’s size, according to the updated data, about 70-80 meters, no threat to Earth is not. He has sizes from 70 meters to 100 meters. Here on 160 meters, as they say, even not felt,” — said Sergey Narbekov, commenting on the news of the approach 2019 OU1 to the Ground.


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