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In Pics: 5 asteroids speeding towards Earth, says NASA! Check awesome speed stats

Alert! 5 asteroids are speeding towards Earth and are expected to come extremely close to our planet in the coming days. NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office has issued alerts against these asteroids. Know the details, as per NASA.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Oct 24 2022, 11:49 IST
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Asteroid 2022 UC7 - NASA has warned that Asteroid 2022 UC7 is on its way towards Earth travelling at a staggering speed of 35676 kilometers per hour. It will make its closest approach to the planet today, October 24, at a distance of just 348000 kilometers. That is nearly as close to the planet as the Moon! According to NASA, Asteroid 2022 UC7 is almost the size of a bus with a width of nearly 32 feet. (NASA/JPL)
1/5 Asteroid 2022 UC7 - NASA has warned that Asteroid 2022 UC7 is on its way towards Earth travelling at a staggering speed of 35676 kilometers per hour. It will make its closest approach to the planet today, October 24, at a distance of just 348000 kilometers. That is nearly as close to the planet as the Moon! According to NASA, Asteroid 2022 UC7 is almost the size of a bus with a width of nearly 32 feet. (NASA/JPL)
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Asteroid 2022 UD7 - A huge asteroid with a width of nearly 72 feet will fly past Earth by a very close margin today, October 24. The asteroid, named Asteroid 2022 UD7, will make its closest approach with the planet at a distance of 1.2 million kilometers. The asteroid is travelling towards the planet at a blistering speed of 51840 kilometers per hour! (Pixabay)
2/5 Asteroid 2022 UD7 - A huge asteroid with a width of nearly 72 feet will fly past Earth by a very close margin today, October 24. The asteroid, named Asteroid 2022 UD7, will make its closest approach with the planet at a distance of 1.2 million kilometers. The asteroid is travelling towards the planet at a blistering speed of 51840 kilometers per hour! (Pixabay)
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Asteroid 2022 UH2 – Another asteroid named 2022 UH2 will make its closest approach to Earth on October 24 at a distance of 2.1 million kilometers. The asteroid, with a width of nearly 35 feet, is travelling at a speed of 42876 kilometers per hour towards the planet! (Pixabay)
3/5 Asteroid 2022 UH2 – Another asteroid named 2022 UH2 will make its closest approach to Earth on October 24 at a distance of 2.1 million kilometers. The asteroid, with a width of nearly 35 feet, is travelling at a speed of 42876 kilometers per hour towards the planet! (Pixabay)
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Asteroid 2005 AZ28 - NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office has issued an alert against an asteroid named Asteroid 2005 AZ28. The 150 feet wide asteroid is expected to come very close to Earth today, October 24, as near as 4.3 million kilometers. The asteroid is travelling at a staggering speed of 19476 kilometers per hour. (Pixabay)
4/5 Asteroid 2005 AZ28 - NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office has issued an alert against an asteroid named Asteroid 2005 AZ28. The 150 feet wide asteroid is expected to come very close to Earth today, October 24, as near as 4.3 million kilometers. The asteroid is travelling at a staggering speed of 19476 kilometers per hour. (Pixabay)
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Asteroid 2022 UC2 - NASA has warned that an asteroid named Asteroid 2022 UC2 is heading for Earth and is expected to pass by the planet closely on October 24. Asteroid 2022 UA is already on its way towards us travelling at a staggering speed of 28944 kilometers per hour. The asteroid will make its closest approach to Earth today at a distance of just 5.3 million kilometers. (Pixabay)
5/5 Asteroid 2022 UC2 - NASA has warned that an asteroid named Asteroid 2022 UC2 is heading for Earth and is expected to pass by the planet closely on October 24. Asteroid 2022 UA is already on its way towards us travelling at a staggering speed of 28944 kilometers per hour. The asteroid will make its closest approach to Earth today at a distance of just 5.3 million kilometers. (Pixabay)
First Published Date: 24 Oct, 11:21 IST
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