According to reports, more than 30 asteroids have come close to our planet in the month of September. The same trend is expected to continue in October as well. Although these asteroids pass a certain distance from the Earth, scientists monitor them till the end and NASA also sends alerts by including many asteroids in the category of potentially dangerous.
An alert has been issued by NASA about ‘Asteroid 2022 SB9’. It can come very close to our earth. According to the information, ‘Asteroid 2022 SB9’ is coming towards the earth at a speed of 32400 kilometers per hour. It can reach closest to our planet on October 2, then the distance between the two will be only 2 million kilometers. of the-sky.org according This asteroid belongs to the Apollo group located in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. It takes 1590 days to complete one revolution of the earth. Its maximum distance from the Sun is 649 million kilometers and its minimum distance is 149 million kilometers.
Asteroids It is also called minor planet. Just as all the planets in our solar system revolve around the Sun, so also the asteroids revolve around the Sun. Asteroids are the rocky remnants left over from the early formation of our solar system about 4.6 billion years ago. Scientists have so far detected 11 lakh 13 thousand 527 asteroids. Most asteroids are found in the main asteroid belt, which lies between Mars and Jupiter. Their size can range from 10 meters to 530 kilometers. The total mass of all the asteroids discovered so far is less than that of Earth’s moon.