NASA revealed today that A giant St Patrick’s Day asteroid will fly past Earth.
The “near Earth asteroid” – which was discovered by NASA earlier this year – will brush past on Friday. NASA monitors “near Earth asteroids” or NEOs to predict possible collisions. This particular space rock is dubbed 2017 EG3. Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (PHAs) are space rocks larger than approximately 100m that can come closer to Earth than 0.05 AU.
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NASA shows Asteroid 2017 EG3 getting extremely close to Earth Extraordinary NASA clip shows Asteroid 2017 EG3 getting extremely close to Earth on St. Patrick's Day
St Patrick's day ASTEROID: Watch as giant asteroid scrapes past Earth TODAY A GIANT St Patrick's Day asteroid will fly past Earth today, Nasa has revealed.The rock, catchily dubbed 2017 EG3, was discovered by the US space agency earlier this year.