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NASA Alert!! Aeroplane-Sized Asteroid Just Missed Hitting The Earth, All You need to know

Issuing a recent alert related to Asteroids, NASA announced, that an asteroid the size of an airplane called Asteroid 2024 KN1 had safely passed the Earth on June 23. While issuing the warning, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory announced, asteroid 2024 KN1, comes under Amor group, measures 27 meter or 88 feet in diameter and will […]

Asteroid with size of an Airplane Passes Near The Earth (Representative Image)
Asteroid with size of an Airplane Passes Near The Earth (Representative Image)

Issuing a recent alert related to Asteroids, NASA announced, that an asteroid the size of an airplane called Asteroid 2024 KN1 had safely passed the Earth on June 23.

While issuing the warning, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory announced, asteroid 2024 KN1, comes under Amor group, measures 27 meter or 88 feet in diameter and will travel at the speed of 16,500 kilometers per hour.

According to the available reports, the asteroid 2024 KN1, will pass safely by Earth at a distance of 5.6 million kilometers, roughly 14 times the distance from Earth to the Moon.

At What Time the Asteroid Came Near The Earth 

According to NASA, Asteroid 2024 KN1 came near the earth at 11:39 PM IST on sunday.

Furthermore, NASA further predicts, two asteroids will be near the Earth on June 25th. The names of the asteroid are Asteroid 2024 LO5 (Measuring 62 feet), will pass by the planet at a distance of 1,960,000 kilometers.

The second asteroid identifies as Asteroid 2024 KJ (Measuring 77 feet), will come near the earth, maintaining a distance of 5,260,000 kilometers.

Additionally, on June 27, A 64 feet Asteroid called 2019 NJ, will pass the planet with a distance of 6,610,000KM. Notably on the same date, the asteroid with a size of 7,200 feet will nearest to the earth, with a distance of 6,640,000 kilometers.

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