The Egyptian Astronomy Institute responds to reports of “asteroids colliding with Earth”

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The judge said, that the period between 25 and 30 December will witness close proximity to some Asteroids from Earth.

Newspaper quoted "Pyramids" Al-Qahiriya quoted the judge as saying: "These approaching operations will occur at great distances from the ground, since the closest of them will be at a distance twice the distance between the Earth. And the moon".

The judge ruled out that these events represent any threat to the ground, denying that there are any opportunities for collision or collision, and he also moved a number of sites.

For his part, the head of the research laboratory confirmed the sun At the institute, Dr. Osama Rahmeh said that one of the most important asteroids that will approach the Earth is SD224 (501647) 2014, with a diameter of 150 meters, and orbiting the sun in an elliptical orbit, and completing its orbit in 353.15 days.

This long scientific name asteroid, which was first observed in 2014, will be at the closest point to Earth today, Friday at 20:20 GMT, at a distance of 3 million km, which is a safe distance.

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The judge said, that the period between 25 and 30 December will witness close proximity to some Asteroids from Earth.

The Cairo newspaper “Al-Ahram” quoted the judge as saying: “These approaching operations will take place at great distances from the ground, as the closest of them will be at a distance that is twice the distance that separates the ground. And the moon“.

The judge ruled out that these events represent any threat to the ground, denying that there are any opportunities for collision or collision, and he also moved a number of sites.

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For his part, the head of the research laboratory confirmed the sun At the institute, Dr. Osama Rahmeh said that one of the most important asteroids that will approach the Earth is SD224 (501647) 2014, with a diameter of 150 meters, and orbiting the sun in an elliptical orbit, and completing its orbit in 353.15 days.

This long scientific name asteroid, which was first observed in 2014, will be at the closest point to Earth today, Friday at 20:20 GMT, at a distance of 3 million km, which is a safe distance.

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