An asteroid is an object made up mainly of rock that rotates around its star. In our solar system, asteroids are the most well-known objects in the class of tiny planets. They are smaller than smaller planets such as Mercury. Most asteroids orbit the Sun in a specific elliptical orbit from the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Scientists have said that these asteroids will one day wipe out the existence of the Earth at high speed. This time the asteroid apophysis will really hit the earth.
Scientists at the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy recently reported that the asteroid Apophys is accelerating, causing it to collide with Earth in 206.
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It is known that this asteroid was first observed in 2004. Since then, scientists at the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy have been observing the asteroid’s motion for many years. Finally, after a long observation, Dave Tholen said that the asteroid will pass very close to the Earth on April 13, 2029, even before 2063. He claims that the apocalypse will come so close that it can be seen with the naked eye. Although there is no possibility of a collision with the earth at that time.
But the science community is quite apprehensive about what is going to happen in 2063. Because the energy that is released from the explosion of 66 million tons of TNT, the scientists believe that the same amount of energy will be generated by the impact of this asteroid. And so if the Earth were to collide, the amount of destruction would be 75,000 times greater than the destruction capacity of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.
Apophys 99942! The numbers are for the convenience of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration aka NASA. We’ll just look at the name first.
NASA has reported that the Apophys asteroid will come to Earth attracted by the light of the sun. Sunlight has its own velocity. We don’t realize it, but other inhabitants of the solar system feel cursed. The source of this tension is called the Yarkovsky acceleration in astronomical terms. At that moment, the apocalypse of this time is ready to create a new chaos or cosmic chaos! He is very close to Earth, in NASA’s language, ethnically, he is a near Earth asteroid. As a result, the book is in danger of the world!
That was when the asteroid was discovered in 2004 by astronomer David J. Tolen and his team at the Subaru Telescope. It was then calculated that Apogee 99942 would hit the Earth in 2029.
It is true that the year 2029 is still too late! However, NASA’s latest calculations confirm that the asteroid will cross the United Nations over the Atlantic Ocean at that time. But the real catastrophe will be called 206. Why not, at that time this asteroid is likely to collide with the earth. And if that happens, the world will be wiped out, NASA is saying quite emphatically for now!
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