From the end of the world to the end of the world, one movie after another tries to capture what would happen if a huge asteroid hits the earth. What happens when an asteroid manages to invade our planet’s atmosphere has always been admirable and terrifying. When several asteroids managed to invade the atmosphere and survive the fire, there were multiple collisions on the moon.
The latest asteroid close to the earth is 2021KT1, an asteroid the size of the Eiffel Tower in Paris! There is no word on the possibility of a direct impact, and it is likely that it will fly over the Earth quickly on June 1. Asteroids are relatively small dormant rock bodies orbiting the sun. Any object that hits the surface for more than one or two kilometers may have global consequences
. The asteroid will pass in front of the Earth at a speed of 64,374 kilometers per hour. NASA estimates that by 2021, KT1 will reach a diameter of 492 to 1,082 feet. Classified as “potentially dangerous”, in 2021 KT1 will approach the earth at a distance of 4.5 million kilometers. Each object is close to 4.6 million kilometers is considered a potentially dangerous object on the earth. NASA tracked more than 26,000 near-Earth asteroids, of which more than 1,000 were classified as potentially dangerous.
The mechanism tracks the movement of the asteroid around the sun to determine its position and calculates the elliptical path that best matches the existing observations of the object. JPL said in a message: “The calculated trajectory of the object surrounding the sun will be adjusted until the prediction of the position where the asteroid should appear in the sky at different observation times matches the actual position of the object observed at the same time.”
Early on March 21, 2001, FO32 became the largest asteroid. It passed nearly 2 million kilometers of the Earth, which is about 5.25 times the distance from the Earth to the Moon. Approximately 124,000 kilometers per hour, which is faster than most asteroids hitting the Earth. NASA stated that more than 95% of near-Earth asteroids were catalogued at 2001FO32 or higher, and there is no chance of colliding with our planet in the next century.