5 terrifying asteroids heading for Earth! Biggest is 131-foot giant; check fearsome speed

    NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office has issued an alert against these 5 asteroids which are all set to make a close approach with Earth soon! Also check out their speed, distance of approach and more.
    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Nov 17 2022, 13:29 IST
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    Asteroid 2022 US14- A humongous 130-foot wide asteroid, named Asteroid 2022 US14, similar to the size of a commercial aircraft, is expected to come very close to the Earth tomorrow, November 18. How close? Just 3.2 million kilometers. The asteroid is already on its way towards Earth, travelling at a staggering speed of 29788 kilometers per hour. (Pixabay)
    1/4 Asteroid 2022 US14- A humongous 130-foot wide asteroid, named Asteroid 2022 US14, similar to the size of a commercial aircraft, is expected to come very close to the Earth tomorrow, November 18. How close? Just 3.2 million kilometers. The asteroid is already on its way towards Earth, travelling at a staggering speed of 29788 kilometers per hour. (Pixabay)
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    Asteroid 2022 WA- NASA has red-flagged another 48-foot asteroid named Asteroid 2022 WA due to its extremely close approach to the planet. The asteroid will make its closest approach to Earth tomorrow, November 18, at a distance of just 500,000 kilometers. It is already on its way towards the planet travelling at a speed of nearly 58387 kilometers per hour! (Pixabay)
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    2/4 Asteroid 2022 WA- NASA has red-flagged another 48-foot asteroid named Asteroid 2022 WA due to its extremely close approach to the planet. The asteroid will make its closest approach to Earth tomorrow, November 18, at a distance of just 500,000 kilometers. It is already on its way towards the planet travelling at a speed of nearly 58387 kilometers per hour! (Pixabay)
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    Asteroid 2022 VM2 – This gigantic 76-foot asteroid will make its close trip to Earth at a distance of nearly 3.1 million kilometers. It is already speeding towards Earth faster than a bullet, travelling at a speed of 13345 kilometers per hour. (Pixabay)
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    3/4 Asteroid 2022 VM2 – This gigantic 76-foot asteroid will make its close trip to Earth at a distance of nearly 3.1 million kilometers. It is already speeding towards Earth faster than a bullet, travelling at a speed of 13345 kilometers per hour. (Pixabay)
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    Asteroid 2022 VO2 – NASA has warned that an asteroid named Asteroid 2022 VO2 is heading for Earth on November 19. The 131-foot asteroid is heading for Earth at a blistering speed of 52524 kilometers per hour. It will miss Earth today at an extremely close distance of 3.3 million kilometers. (Pixabay)
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    4/4 Asteroid 2022 VO2 – NASA has warned that an asteroid named Asteroid 2022 VO2 is heading for Earth on November 19. The 131-foot asteroid is heading for Earth at a blistering speed of 52524 kilometers per hour. It will miss Earth today at an extremely close distance of 3.3 million kilometers. (Pixabay)
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    Asteroid 2022 VU1 – This week’s fifth asteroid, with a width of 95 feet, will make its closest approach to Earth on November 20, at a distance of 2.6 million kilometers. It is hurtling towards the planet at a terrifying speed of 25516 kilometers per hour, which is nearly the speed of a hyper ballistic missile! (Pixabay)
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    5/4 Asteroid 2022 VU1 – This week’s fifth asteroid, with a width of 95 feet, will make its closest approach to Earth on November 20, at a distance of 2.6 million kilometers. It is hurtling towards the planet at a terrifying speed of 25516 kilometers per hour, which is nearly the speed of a hyper ballistic missile! (Pixabay)
    First Published Date: 17 Nov, 13:19 IST
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