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Asteroid news: NASA tracks three space rocks making near-Earth approach TODAY

Due to its small size, it is highly unlikely this would even survive Earth’s thick atmosphere, were it en route to our planet.

Instead, this asteroid would simply incinerate, potentially forming a fireball visible from the ground.

The final asteroid event you can look forward today has been dubbed 2020 RA1.

The key statistics about this space rock include its estimated diameter of up to 160ft (49m).

In addition, 2020 RA1 is the fastest of all three of today’s near-Earth objects, travelling at an astonishing speed of 10.10km/s (22,593mph).

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Article source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1334249/asteroid-news-nasa-track-near-earth-approach-neo-2020-rt1-ra1-rm

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