Skip to comments.‘Hazardous’ Asteroid 2006 QQ23 Might Hit Earth Next Month!
Posted on 07/18/2019 4:11:47 PM PDT by BenLurkin
Another day, another Asteroid! It was just yesterday when the news of Asteroid 2006 QV89 not hitting our Earth in september came to light. And now NASA has already detected another massive hazardous asteroid, named 2006 QQ23, that has high chances of hitting our Earth next month.
According to CNEOS, 2006 QQ23, is expected to move past Earth on August 10th at 7:23 AM ST at a distance of about 0.04977 au which is a rather shorter distance in astronomical terms. It has also been tagged as hazardous meaning it has a pretty good chance of hitting our planet if its orbit manages to intersect with our Earths orbit. The estimated diameter for the asteroid has been estimated to around 250 m - 570 m i.e. close to 1870 feet. This makes it larger in size than many popular tall skyscrapers in our world today. Also, the asteroid is much bigger in size as compared to the Chelyabinsk meteor that was approximately 66ft in size and entered Earths atmosphere over Russia back in 2013.
But, does this mean we have to worry? If we go by the history of asteroids that made headlines for hitting our Earth in the past few months, we might not have to worry so much, as these asteroids often tend to either burn off in the air or become a no-show (we're looking at you 2006 QV89) even if they manage to enter our Earths atmosphere.
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Women and minorities will be hurt the most when the asteroid impacts. White males will not be hurt because the asteroid is a misogynistic racist.
At some point it won’t be a joke and we’re not ready.
Is about 19 lunar distance.
93000000 x .04977 = 4628610, sorry - not even close .
Instead of constant war making by profiteers we should be formulating and being ready to execute plans to prevent such an asteroid from striking earth. This would change life as we know it for everyone on earth. Truth be known the elites would already be in life sustaining bunkers long before they tell us it is here.
Ready to do what?
Do people actually get PAID to write this stuff?
It is predicted to be 4+ million miles away from Earth. If the thing came between the EArth and Moon I’d worry.
Now we just have to wait for this years solar flair warning.
1870 feet in diameter...much bigger than the 66 foot diameter Chelyabinsk meteor over Russia back in 2013. No kidding!
Ratio of volumes (assuming spheres) and masses (and impact energy) is (1,870/66)^3 ~ 23,000.
How big do you need for extinction?
if it such a thing were to strike a gypsum bed it would not matter a dam where they were holed up or how many supplies they had. no need to worry
the Chixilub impact landed in a gypsum deposit and liberated a huge quantity of sulfur compounds. but it was 6+ miles across.
if this one lands in a similar type spot we will have problems and if it lands in water the coasts are toast.
Looks like NASA released a click bait announcement.
Dammit ! And I just retired !!
“At some point it wont be a joke and were not ready.”
Yep and the scoffers will be the loudest ones whining why the government did not do something.
Fornicate like minks....
or maybe that's just me
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