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Massive ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid to head towards Earth in 48 hours

16/12/2021 11:23 PM | Click to read full article

The Earth’s orbit can face danger in the next two days, as a massive asteroid is expected to zoom past the planet over the next 48 hours. The asteroid is around one kilometre wide, making it huge in size.

The massive asteroid is named 2003 SD220 and NASA’s Ames Exploration Centre has categorized this asteroid as ‘potentially hazardous.’