Asteroid Attack over Berlin! : A surprising incident was seen in the sky in Berlin, Germany on Sunday morning. A very small asteroid hit the Earth’s atmosphere near Berlin and burned up. The light that emanated from it was captured in the video and reached social media. This incident is important because scientists came to know about the impact of this asteroid just 3 hours ago. According to the report of Space.com, this is the eighth time that scientists have seen an asteroid before it hits the Earth.
of report AccordingThe asteroid named 2024 BXI was first discovered by an asteroid hunter named Christian Sarnecki. He is an astronomer at the Piszkéstetö Mountain Station of the Konkoly Observatory in Hungary. He discovered the asteroid using the observatory’s 60-cm Schmidt telescope. Immediately after that, NASA told in detail when and where it will hit.
This incident was captured on camera in Leipzig, Northern Germany. It can be seen in the video that an asteroid burns rapidly in the sky. It disappears after being visible for a few seconds. Before impact, the size of the asteroid was estimated to be 3.3 feet.
According to the report, astronomer Sarnecki has detected many asteroids in recent years. They also include asteroid 2022 EB5, which was discovered just 2 hours before it entered Earth’s atmosphere.
What are asteroids
NASA’s According, These are also called minor planets. Just as all the planets in our solar system revolve around the Sun, similarly asteroids also revolve around the Sun. Asteroids are 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.