190-foot Asteroid 2023 PM to make close approach to Earth, says NASA | Photos

190-foot Asteroid 2023 PM to make close approach to Earth, says NASA

According to NASA, an asteroid called 2023 PM is set to make a close approach to Earth tomorrow. Check the asteroid’s speed, size, distance, and more.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Aug 21 2023, 14:10 IST
A massive space rock called asteroid 2023 PM is going to make a close approach to Earth tomorrow, August 22, says NASA. Know more about the asteroid here.
A massive space rock called asteroid 2023 PM is going to make a close approach to Earth tomorrow, August 22, says NASA. Know more about the asteroid here. (Pixabay)
1/5 A massive space rock called asteroid 2023 PM is going to make a close approach to Earth tomorrow, August 22, says NASA. Know more about the asteroid here. (Pixabay)
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According to the Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS), the asteroid 2023 PM is on the route towards Earth at a rapid speed of  25025 km per hour. The asteroid is scheduled to make a close approach tomorrow. (Pixabay)
2/5 According to the Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS), the asteroid 2023 PM is on the route towards Earth at a rapid speed of  25025 km per hour. The asteroid is scheduled to make a close approach tomorrow. (Pixabay)
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NASA reports that asteroid 2023 PM will get as close as 3,650,000 km to Earth. The distance of the asteroid is huge, but in the vastness of space, it is not much at all. (Freepik)
3/5 NASA reports that asteroid 2023 PM will get as close as 3,650,000 km to Earth. The distance of the asteroid is huge, but in the vastness of space, it is not much at all. (Freepik)
The asteroid has a size of 190 feet, which is similar to the size of an aeroplane. The asteroid belongs to the Amor group of Near-Earth objects.
The asteroid has a size of 190 feet, which is similar to the size of an aeroplane. The asteroid belongs to the Amor group of Near-Earth objects. (Pixabay)
4/5 The asteroid has a size of 190 feet, which is similar to the size of an aeroplane. The asteroid belongs to the Amor group of Near-Earth objects. (Pixabay)

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NASA believes the asteroid poses no threat to the planet. However, NASA is continuously tracking the asteroid's trajectory for any changes or deviations.
NASA believes the asteroid poses no threat to the planet. However, NASA is continuously tracking the asteroid's trajectory for any changes or deviations. (NASA/ Youtube)
5/5 NASA believes the asteroid poses no threat to the planet. However, NASA is continuously tracking the asteroid's trajectory for any changes or deviations. (NASA/ Youtube)
First Published Date: 21 Aug, 13:51 IST
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