An asteroid the size of a football field is heading towards Earth

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 An asteroid the size of a football field is flying towards Earth

An asteroid slightly smaller than the average football field will fly by Earth this Thursday. This is evidenced by data from NASA's asteroid tracking system. The asteroid has been designated 2019 XS. It has a diameter of 45 to 100 meters. For comparison, a standard football field is 105 meters in accordance with FIFA standards. The speed is about 11.87 km/s, or 42,732 km/h. 2019 XS is known as an Apollo class asteroid.

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