5 dangerous asteroids barreling towards Earth; NASA clocks 154-foot rock at 55940 kmph

    As many as 5 dangerous asteroids are set to come extremely close to Earth in the coming days! Check their frightful speed and more, as per NASA.
    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Nov 23 2022, 14:50 IST
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    Asteroid 2005 LW3 – The first and largest asteroid of them all, NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office has issued an alert against a humongous asteroid named Asteroid 2005 LW3. It will make its closest approach to Earth today, November 23, at a distance of just 1.1 million kilometers. Asteroid 2005 LW3 is huge, ranging anywhere between 426 feet and 918 feet in size! NASA has warned that the space rock is already on its way towards the planet, travelling at a staggering speed of 48580 kilometers per hour. (ESA)
    1/4 Asteroid 2005 LW3 – The first and largest asteroid of them all, NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office has issued an alert against a humongous asteroid named Asteroid 2005 LW3. It will make its closest approach to Earth today, November 23, at a distance of just 1.1 million kilometers. Asteroid 2005 LW3 is huge, ranging anywhere between 426 feet and 918 feet in size! NASA has warned that the space rock is already on its way towards the planet, travelling at a staggering speed of 48580 kilometers per hour. (ESA)
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    Asteroid 2022 WS2 - NASA has red-flagged another asteroid named Asteroid 2022 WS2 due to its extremely close approach to the planet. The asteroid, with a size ranging between 39 feet and 88 feet, will make its closest approach to Earth today, November 23, at a distance of 3 million kilometers. It is already on its way towards the planet travelling at a speed of nearly 42039 kilometers per hour! (Pixabay)
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    2/4 Asteroid 2022 WS2 - NASA has red-flagged another asteroid named Asteroid 2022 WS2 due to its extremely close approach to the planet. The asteroid, with a size ranging between 39 feet and 88 feet, will make its closest approach to Earth today, November 23, at a distance of 3 million kilometers. It is already on its way towards the planet travelling at a speed of nearly 42039 kilometers per hour! (Pixabay)
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    Asteroid 2022 WR2 – NASA has issued an alert against an asteroid named Asteroid 2022 WR2 which is expected to come extremely close to Earth today, November 23. Its close approach will bring it within just 3.5 million kilometers of Earth. The asteroid is already on its way towards Earth, travelling at a staggering speed of 27629 kilometers per hour. Fortunately, this asteroid is quite small with a size ranging anywhere between 39 feet and 88 feet. (Pixabay)
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    3/4 Asteroid 2022 WR2 – NASA has issued an alert against an asteroid named Asteroid 2022 WR2 which is expected to come extremely close to Earth today, November 23. Its close approach will bring it within just 3.5 million kilometers of Earth. The asteroid is already on its way towards Earth, travelling at a staggering speed of 27629 kilometers per hour. Fortunately, this asteroid is quite small with a size ranging anywhere between 39 feet and 88 feet. (Pixabay)
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    Asteroid 2022 WL2 – This week’s fourth asteroid, named Asteroid 2022 WL2, has a size ranging between 29 feet and 65 feet. It will make its closest approach to Earth today, November 23 at a distance of 2.2 million kilometers. It is hurtling towards the planet at a fiery 28980 kilometers per hour, which is nearly twice the speed of a hypersonic ballistic missile! (Pixabay)
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    4/4 Asteroid 2022 WL2 – This week’s fourth asteroid, named Asteroid 2022 WL2, has a size ranging between 29 feet and 65 feet. It will make its closest approach to Earth today, November 23 at a distance of 2.2 million kilometers. It is hurtling towards the planet at a fiery 28980 kilometers per hour, which is nearly twice the speed of a hypersonic ballistic missile! (Pixabay)
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    Asteroid 2022 WQ1 – This 68-foot to 154-foot asteroid is the fifth space rock heading for Earth. NASA has warned that an asteroid named Asteroid 2022 WQ1, will make its closest approach tomorrow, November 24. This asteroid is heading for Earth at a blistering speed of 55940 kilometers per hour. It will miss Earth today at an extremely close distance of 2.9 million kilometers. (Pixabay)
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    5/4 Asteroid 2022 WQ1 – This 68-foot to 154-foot asteroid is the fifth space rock heading for Earth. NASA has warned that an asteroid named Asteroid 2022 WQ1, will make its closest approach tomorrow, November 24. This asteroid is heading for Earth at a blistering speed of 55940 kilometers per hour. It will miss Earth today at an extremely close distance of 2.9 million kilometers. (Pixabay)
    First Published Date: 23 Nov, 14:30 IST
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