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In Pics: 4 Asteroids That Will Come Extremely Close To Earth in September

Asteroids (Space rocks) are small, rocky objects that orbit the Sun. The space rocks (asteroids) approach towards the Earth due to the gravitational forces that affect them. Asteroids can bring tsunamis, shock waves and flattening winds that could be catastrophic. Asteroids are mainly found in an area called the ‘main belt’, between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Over 7 lakh asteroids that have been found in space. Out of 7 lakh asteroids, four will come dangerously close to the Earth. If these asteroids hit the Earth, human life will be in grave danger.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 03 September 2019, 01:22:35 PM
(Representational Image - File Photo)

(Representational Image - File Photo)

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Asteroids (Space rocks) are small, rocky objects that orbit the Sun. The space rocks (asteroids) approach towards the Earth due to the gravitational forces that affect them. Asteroids can bring tsunamis, shock waves and flattening winds that could be catastrophic. Asteroids are mainly found in an area called the ‘main belt’, between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Over 7 lakh asteroids that have been found in space. Out of 7 lakh asteroids, four will come dangerously close to the Earth. If these asteroids hit the Earth, human life will be in grave danger.

(Representational Image - File Photo)

(Photo Credit: jpl.nasa.gov)

(Photo Credit: jpl.nasa.gov)

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Asteroid 2019 GT 3 - The 170-380 metre asteroid named as 2019 GT 3 will zoom past Earth on September 6, 2019.

(Photo Credit: jpl.nasa.gov)

(Photo Credit: jpl.nasa.gov)

(Photo Credit: jpl.nasa.gov)

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Asteroid 2010 CO1 - The 120-260 metre asteroid named as 2010 CO1 will zoom past Earth on September 14, 2019

(Photo Credit: jpl.nasa.gov)

(Photo Credit: jpl.nasa.gov)

(Photo Credit: jpl.nasa.gov)

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Asteroid 2000 QW7 - The 290-650 metre asteroid named as 2000 QW7 will zoom past Earth on September 14, 2019.

(Photo Credit: jpl.nasa.gov)

(Photo Credit: jpl.nasa.gov)

(Photo Credit: jpl.nasa.gov)

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Asteroid 1998 FF14 - The 190-430 metre giant space rock named as 1998 FF14 will zoom past Earth on September 24, 2019.

(Photo Credit: jpl.nasa.gov)