Enormous asteroid packing 50 megatons of force might arrive plummeting down on Earth in 2023. A huge asteroid could be on its way towards earth in near future surging through space on a probability trajectory that may engender it to clash with Earth.
The news comes from the Express which commends NASA sources disclosing that the space rock could land up attached in not one but an astounding 62 varied probable collision ambit with our planet, each of them lingering to catapult the asteroid towards Earth over the next 100 years.
Familiar as asteroid 2018 LF16, the space rock was last perceived by our astronomers on June 16 notes NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) who computed its orbit and its probability to be a menace to our planet. The computations showcased asteroid 2018 LF16 could smash with our planet on 62 varied dates between now and 2117.
The elemental of these daunting occasions will emanate just five years from now taking place on August 8, 2023. Other probable impact dates in the immediate future arrive on August 3, 2024, and on August 1, 2025.
To render circumstance worse the space rock is appraised to evaluate almost 700 feet across and is presently zooming through space at a tempo of more than 33,844 miles per hour. This renders asteroid 2018 LF16 twice as massive as the Statue-of-Liberty-sized space rock that sailed past our planet formerly.