A giant asteroid is approaching Earth

The asteroid 153201 (2000 WO107) is approaching Earth with dimensions from 370 to 820 meters, according to the website of the center for the study of near-earth objects of NASA.

At the minimum distance to Earth, the asteroid will approach on November 29. This distance is 11 times the distance to the Moon. Thus, this time-space “alien” does not pose a threat to our planet, although it is considered potentially dangerous since it crosses its orbit.

It is also interesting to others. According to the Asterank database, which contains information about 600 thousand asteroids, minerals’ value on 2000 WO107 is estimated at 17.4 billion dollars. The celestial body contains nickel, iron, and cobalt.

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Author: Steve Cowan
Graduated From Princeton University. He has been at the Free Press since October 2014. Previously worked as a regional entertainment editor.
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