Asteroid 52768 (1998 OR2) as named by California’s Center for Near Earth Objects Studies (CNEOS) is said to be fast approaching Planet Earth and will make a close approach with our planet on 28th April 2020.

Though the asteroid has been said to be safe and can not do any harm to the world, the researchers fear that some processes the asteroid undergoes termed as Cosmic can make it to change it’s directions towards earth.

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An asteroid this big can kill millions if it comes into contact with planet earth, the researchers says that there’s a small possibility of a collision as at now but they are worried that the chances are high for it to hit the planet at a later unspecified date though they are trying to use a process known as Yarkovsky effect that can change the direction of an asteroid from hitting earth.

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