A small asteroid named 2016 WW2 will make a close approach to our planet at 0.33 LD (126 720 km / 78 740 miles) from the surface on November 25, 2016.
2016 WW2 is Apollo-class asteroid with an estimated size of 4.2 – 9.4 m (13.7 – 30.8 feet), discovered by Mt. Lemmon Survey on November 24, 2016.
It will fly by our planet at 02:46 UTC with a relative velocity of 9.88 km/s.
Its next close approach is expected at 11:30 UTC on February 4, 2024.
Featured image and video credit: NASA/JPL
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