Astronomers discover a massive asteroid that could hit us in 2032

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Posted January 24, 2014 by Johnny2x in Science

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Astronomers discover a massive asteroid that could hit us in 2032

from io9.com:

Not only was it there, it was at the top of the recently observed list — and all lit up in green, indicating that it’s something we should probably keep our eye on.

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And indeed, the asteroid, which was initially discovered by astronomers working at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory in southern Ukraine, has now been confirmed by other scientists in Italy, Spain, the UK, and Russia’s Siberian republic of Buryatia.

A Torino Scale rating of 1 (out of 10), which is shown in green, indicates an event that “merits careful monitoring.” It’s described as:

A routine discovery in which a pass near the Earth is predicted that poses no unusual level of danger. Current calculations show the chance of collision is extremely unlikely with no cause for public attention or public concern. New telescopic observations very likely will lead to re-assignment to Level 0.

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