If the asteroid reached Earth, it would burn in the atmosphere.
On the morning of 25 January by the Earth flew by asteroid 2017 BX.
This is the second asteroid that passed the Earth during the last three weeks.
He was discovered on 20 January with the help of equipment of the online Observatory Slooh. The size of the cosmic body made up of 4-14 m, the asteroid was 261 thousand km from Earth at 2/3 of the distance to the moon. He moved with a speed of 26 700 km/h.
According to scientists, it’s too small and slow flying to the Ground cause serious damage. If the asteroid reached Earth, it would burn in the atmosphere.
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