We are talking about the asteroid 2020 WU5, which was discovered on November 29, 2020 in images taken by the space telescope
The found celestial body was attributed to the group of "Apollo" - these are near-earth objects, the orbits of which cross the earth from the outside. According to scientists, its diameter ranges from 0.5 to 1.1 km.
Despite the fact that the space object will pass far enough from the Earth (from 8.1 to 7.5 million km), it is classified as potentially dangerous. It will come as close as possible to Earth on the night of January 14th.
The report notes that observers will be able tosee how the asteroid moves against the background of the constellation Gemini in the direction of the constellation Auriga. In the middle latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere, there will be good conditions for observing it.
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