The asteroid, named Asteroid 2022 PE is expected to miss Earth by just a few millions miles, making it the third asteroid flyby in a week.
In terms of space, million miles is not that much and any deviation from its path can make it head directly for Earth. And what is the time for the asteroid flyby?
The asteroid is expected to pass Earth during the early hours of August 6, around 8:34am UT.NASA astronomers keep a check on all Near-Earth objects (NEOs) for any potential danger towards Earth.
The asteroid 2022 PE was discovered just a month ago, heading for Earth. The asteroid will pass Earth at a distance of nearly 9.4 million kilometers.The Near-Earth objects (NEOs) are monitored by NASA's Planetary Defense Coordination Office which monitors the sky with telescopes and keeps a track of upcoming flybys.Read more on tech.hindustantimes.com