In early February 2022, an asteroid will approach Earth, dangerous or not? – After world

Liputan6.com, Semarang – there will be Asteroid approaching Earth on February 4th or 5th, 2022. An asteroid named 2022 AA will pass Earth on February 4, 2022 at 21:16 UT or on February 5, 2022 at 04:16 WIB at a distance of 2,542,000 kilometers.

According to Clara Yono Yatini, principal investigator at the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) Space Research Center, the asteroid 2022 AA that will fly by near Earth is safe and harmless.

“The size is not large and does not affect human life,” he said, as quoted by Antara on Monday (1/31/2022).

The 71 meter wide asteroid is moving past Earth at a speed of 13,200 kilometers per hour.

The name Asteroid 2022 was assigned by the Minor Planet Center (MPC) under the International Astronomical Union. It means, Asteroid near Earth the first to be discovered in 2022.

Discovered on January 1, 2022, the asteroid belongs to the Apollo asteroid family because the average distance of the asteroid is greater than the average distance of Earth from the Sun.

judged Klara Asteroid 2022 AA it also has no effect on space weather. In general, the space weather is mainly influenced by the sun, in addition to the high-energy particles and magnetic fields in the space between the sun and the earth.

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video-gallery–item__video-caption_read-video-article”>DART is a NASA mission to launch a spacecraft programmed to crash into an asteroid to avoid hitting Earth. This SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will be on course to strike an asteroid more than 6 million miles away.

Reference-www.nach-welt.com

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