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Alert : Asteroid orbiting the Sun in 365 days is coming close to the Earth today, what will happen?

The US space agency NASA has once again issued an alert. This alert has been issued in view of the danger of asteroids coming towards the earth. NASA has warned that another asteroid is moving towards our planet. It can come very close to Earth, due to which it has been placed in the ‘potentially dangerous’ category. Asteroids can change their direction at any time, so scientists are constantly monitoring this danger.

of nasa tell It is said that an asteroid named ‘Asteroid 2019 VL5’ can come very close to Earth today i.e. on November 15. It is believed that when it will be closest to the Earth, then the distance between the two will be only 32 lakh kilometers.

It is about 76 feet wide. asteroid The shape of an aircraft. It is coming towards the Earth at a wind speed of 29,289 kmph. At present, scientists are hopeful that it will not collide with our planet. If any asteroid of this size hits the Earth, it can bring great destruction. It is believed that millions of years ago, the extinction of dinosaurs from our earth was also due to the collision of an asteroid, it is believed.

As per reports, Asteroid 2019 VL5 belongs to the Apollo group of asteroids and takes 365 days to orbit the Sun. When it orbits the Sun, it has a maximum distance of 191 million kilometers from the Sun and a minimum distance of 108 million kilometers.

Asteroids are also called minor planets. Asteroids also revolve around the Sun. Asteroids are the rocky remnants left over from the early formation of our solar system about 4.6 billion years ago. Scientists have so far detected 11 lakh 13 thousand 527 asteroids.

When asteroids come close to the Earth, scientists look at the distance between them and the Earth. For this the help of satellite and radar is taken. Most asteroids orbit in the main asteroid belt between the planets Mars and Jupiter, but many asteroids have orbits that pass near Earth.

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