Aug 1, 2020
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Whew, that was a close one. ⁠ ⁠ A space rock that could have leveled an entire c…

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Whew, that was a detailed one. ☄️⁠

An area rock that might have leveled a whole metropolis simply hurtled proper previous Earth, coming inside six Earth diameters of smashing into our dwelling planet. Astronomers didn’t spot the “metropolis killer” asteroid till days earlier than it careened nearer to the Earth than the Moon at about 61 occasions the velocity of a industrial jet. And if it had hit us? It might have exploded with extra power than a nuclear weapon. Faucet the hyperlink in our bio to learn extra.⁠

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