YU55 asteroid hurtling towards Earth but scientists say it will just miss us | Mail Online

Space rock YU55 will hurtle past our planet at a distance of just 201,700 miles on November 8

A massive asteroid will fly within the moon’s orbit narrowly missing Earth later this year.

The space rock, called YU55, will hurtle past our planet at a distance of just 201,700 miles during its closest approach on November 8.

That is closer to Earth than the moon, which orbits 238,857miles away on average.

With a width of some 400metres and weighing 55million tons, YU55 will be the largest object to ever approach Earth so close.

via YU55 asteroid hurtling towards Earth but scientists say it will just miss us | Mail Online.

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