A large asteroid is approaching Earth at an enormous speed and will zip past Earth on June 24

A potentially hazardous asteroid 300 meters in diameter will flyby Earth on 24 June.

The space rock called 441987 2010 NY65 will zip past our Planet at a speed of 45,648 km / h at a close 3 million kilometers.

The asteroid was discovered on July 10, 2010 by NASA’s WISE telescope.

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Large asteroid is passing close to Earth on June 24 2017.

While Nasa is keeping an eye on the space rock, which is 230 metres (755 feet) in diameter, it says it won’t come close enough to our planet to pose a threat. 441987 (2010 NY65) is travelling just 7.9 lunar distances (which is 1.8 million miles or 3 million km) from Earth.

Just for comparison, the asteroid over Chelyabinsk was 20 times smaller than 441987. Be safe!

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