Large Asteroid Earth Approach

Friday, June 15th, 2012

Asteroid as wide as 1,000 to 2,300 feet will be close to the earth, today.

Comets have names LZ1 2012 is going toward the Earth on Thursday (14/6) at 8 am U.S. Eastern time. Asteroid will be approached to within 3.35 million miles of earth. If the comparison is done then the distance is about 14 times Earth’s distance to the moon. magnitude asteroid 2012 LZ1 is approximately two to four times the Washington Monument. That size does not destroy life on earth, but able to inflict real damage. Small pieces of space rock that was discovered just a few days ago. It is an astronomer Rob McNaught in Australia observatories that managed to see this object.2012 LZ1 considered a near-Earth objects as larger than the width of 500 feet and is located within a distance range of 4.65 million miles from Earth. Scientists believe that they have found about 93% of 25 thousand large asteroids are expected to destroy life on earth.Image

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