According to European Space Agency’s (ESA), the list of space objects was updated online on June 6, that could bang with the Earth.
As stated by ESA, out of 10 objects on the list, a gigantic asteroid, known as 2006QV89 (ranked fourth), that might strike our planet on 9 September, 2019. This space-rock is a Near-Earth Object (NEO). NEO are some types of asteroids that locates near our planet. But, these asteroids are strictly traced by space agencies.
There is nothing to worry about it, because this asteroids has only 1 in 7,000 chances to fall on the Earth.
ESA is keeping an eye on the asteroid’s route, however, it is doubtfully that this space-rock to hustle into Earth. As stated by ESA’s simulation, 2006 QV89 will likely get as close as about 4.2 million miles (6.7 million km) to the planet. Keeping that in view, the moon is 238,900 miles (384,400 km) away.
They have reported that its name suggests asteroid 2006 QV89, which was discovered on Aug. 29, 2006. It was dappled by the Catalina Sky Survey (an organization based at an observatory near Tucson, Arizona). Actually, these asteroid is a recurrent visitor to our planet. After, its flyby in 2019, this object is awaited to descend by Earth in 2032, 2045 and 2062.
NASA also tracks NEO and collaborate with the ESA, last month to live-tweet information about how the government and scientists should tackle an actual asteroid hit. The research that published in March in the journal Icarus discovered that the larger the asteroid, the harder it will explode.