2021-11-12

Russian scientists have found a potentially threatening asteroid flying to earth

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Beijing, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) according to the Russian satellite network, the social media instagram of Russia’s keldesh Institute of Applied Mathematics released a message that an unknown asteroid that may pose a threat to the earth was found and is flying to the earth

Russian scientists have found a potentially threatening asteroid flying to earth

on November 4 local time, Agence France Presse released two space renderings from NASA, showing a spacecraft impacting behind a small planet

the message said: “the image taken by the as-32 telescope of Abbas Tuman Astrophysical Observatory shows that an asteroid is approaching the earth.”

the asteroid is temporarily numbered 2021 UL17. On November 10, it was 18 million kilometers from the earth

keldesh Institute of Applied Mathematics pointed out: “the future orbital route of this potentially threatening asteroid is currently being calculated.”