NASA: Asteroid, larger than the Eiffel Tower, set to get dangerously close to Earth
A large 1,600-feet wide asteroid is speeding towards the Earth, says NASA. A gigantic asteroid is rushing towards the Earth, according to the American space agency NASA.
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory by NASA has explained that the asteroid is named 467460 (2006 JF42) and it is 1600-feet or 488 meters wide. Due to the asteroid 2006 JF42’s size and relatively close proximity to the Earth, it is being classified as potentially hazardous.
Due to these circumstances, NASA has been constantly watching the space rock, which has been classified as a near-Earth asteroid (NEO).
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