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A colossal asteroid, designated 7335 (1989 JA), is making its way towards Earth, and it’s a remarkable sight to behold, Your Content has learned.
With a diameter of 1.1 miles, this space rock holds the title for the largest celestial body to approach our planet in 2022.
To put things into perspective, the Burj Khalifa, the tallest man-made structure globally, stands just over half a mile tall at 2,722 feet since its construction in 2004.
Despite its massive size and NASA’s classification of it as “potentially hazardous,” there’s no need to worry.
The asteroid will maintain a safe distance of approximately 2.5 million miles from Earth as it hurtles by.
Although it’s a significant event in the astronomical calendar, experts assure us that there is no risk of a collision or any threat to our planet.
As scientists continue to monitor celestial bodies passing near Earth, this encounter with the colossal asteroid serves as a reminder of the vastness and wonders of our universe.
It presents an opportunity for astronomers and space enthusiasts to observe the marvels of the cosmos and gain further insights into the mysteries of our celestial neighborhood, according to VIGOUR Times.