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The 2002 NN4 asteroid flies off Earth. Is there a danger?

A potentially dangerous asteroid with the number 2002 NN4 measuring between 250 and 570 meters will fly in a few days close to Earth, NASA said.
According to the US Space Exploration Agency's announcement, the asteroid will pass at a minimum distance from Earth on June 6 at 07:20 Bulgarian time.

This time it poses no threat as it will pass by the planet 13 times farther than the moon's orbit, BNT

However the asteroid is classified as potentially dangerous as its trajectory crosses Earth's orbit.

The asteroid was discovered in 2002. He takes one tour around the sun in about 300 Earth days.

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