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Asteroid missed Earth

Christian Fernsby ▼ | June 6, 2020
Asteroid 2002 NN4 safely missed the Earth on June 6 at a distance of approximately 3.2 million miles (5.1 million kilometers).
Asteroid 2002 NN4
Small   Asteroid 2002 NN4
“Small asteroids like 2020 HS7 safely pass by Earth a few times per month,” said Lindley Johnson, Planetary Defense Officer and Program Executive for the Planetary Defense Coordination Office at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC. “At its closest approach 2020 HS7 will pass Earth by a distance of about 23,000 miles/36,400 km.”


 

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