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Asteroid size of Great Pyramid of Giza to skim Earth

The steroid is moving at the speed 29,000 miles per hour
15:09, 12 August 2019

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Asteroid the size of the Great Pyramid of Giza is heading towards the Earth, as Express reported referring to NASA.

According to the estimations, the asteroid, which was nicknamed 2019 OU1, is 160 meters wide and will skim the Earth on August 28.

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“According to NASA’s Centre for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) the asteroid will come 40 times closer to Earth than Venus, the planet’s nearest neighbor,” the message reads.

It should be noted that earlier, Mykolaiv observatory rejected the information about asteroid landing.

Related: Elon Musk’s Tesla overshot Mars’ orbit and is headed to the asteroid belt

As it was reported, on August 10, an asteroid as big as Empire State Building (1454 feet) flew by the Earth at the speed 10,4 thousand miles per hour.

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