Asteroid 153201 (2000 WO107) is approaching the Earth, it will approach the planet at the minimum distance at the end of November, transmits RIA News NASA post.
According to scientists, this will happen on November 29 at 08:00 Moscow time. A celestial body ranging in size from 370 to 820 meters will approach the Earth at a distance that is 11 times the distance to the Moon. In this case, the asteroid is considered potentially dangerous, since it crosses the planet’s orbit.
It is noted that the cost of minerals for 2000 WO107 is estimated at $ 17.4 billion. The asteroid contains nickel, iron and cobalt.
Earlier it was reported that the asteroid VT4 approached the Earth. A space object with a diameter of five to ten meters flew below the orbit of the ISS, at a distance of 345 kilometers above the Earth, and broke the record set by the asteroid 2020 QG in August this year.