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Found 1,572 Asteroids That Threaten Earth


The existence of the Earth in the solar system can not be separated from the celestial bodies in the vicinity, including asteroids orbiting in the galaxy with the sun as the center of this.

Even Earth annually turns out always under threat of collision with a foreign object sort of asteroids. Previously reported if there is an asteroid that will pass very close to Earth in October 2017.

Reported Phys (13/4), the actual asteroid impact threat to Earth is not uncommon, even in reported each year there are thousands of asteroids are predicted to be entered into Earth orbit.

On 12 April 2015, the data from NASA researchers and various space agencies of other countries, there are 1,572 asteroids detected potentially harmful Earth. This figure is also likely to increase because astronomers always find new asteroids in each month.

Although potentially harmful to the Earth, but of thousands of asteroids that fell into this category do not necessarily have a path that will crash into Earth orbit.

Makoto Yoshikawa of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), which is also a member of the Division at the International Astronomical Union (IAU) says that if he was sure that the asteroid that has been categorized as not to cause harm is a serious threat to the survival of Earth.

“Although the traffic is very close distance too, does not mean that this asteroid will hit the Earth,” he said.

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