Today two big asteroids are moving towards the earth and are going to pass very close to us. In the last one week, many meteorites have passed very close to the earth. The names of the asteroids passing near the Earth today are 2023 HT6 and 2023 HP1. Both of them are moving at the speed of thousands of kilometers per hour and their distance from us will be few lakh kilometers. Let us tell you about them in detail.
Two Closer to Earth on Sunday, May 7 giant asteroid – 2023 HT6 and 2023 HP1 are passing. Starting with 2023 HT6, according to NASA JPL, it will be 20 meters (67 feet) tall and roughly the size of a large airplane.
When 2023 HT6 passes through the closest point to the Earth, then its speed will be 33,000 kmph. At that time its closest point will be 1,230,000 km away. NASA has described this asteroid as a Near Earth Object of the Apollo category.
On the other hand, talking about other asteroids, the 2023 HP1 meteorite is bigger than HT6. Its size is 290 feet and it will pass through another 61,30,000 km from the Earth. at that time its Speed Will be around 41,900 kms. It has also been described as the Near Earth Object of the Apollo category.
Many space agencies around the world, including NASA, continuously track asteroids. In the coming days, many asteroids are going to come towards the earth. NASA says that on Tuesday, May 9, a huge asteroid named 2023 HG1 will also pass close to Earth. Its size has been said to be 60 feet. It will pass about 60 lakh kilometers away from the earth. At the same time, on May 12, 2023 HT4 asteroid is going to pass close to us.