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Huge ‘planet killer’ asteroid discovered – and it’s heading our way

By Nicola Davis

01 Nov 2022 · 2 min read

Editor's Note

Astronomers say they have discovered the largest planet killer-sized asteroid in eight years - rest assured it has ‘no chance’ of hitting Earth.

Astronomers say they have discovered the largest planet killer-sized asteroid in eight years, and that the huge space rock will cross Earth’s orbit.

The asteroid, named 2022 AP7, was reported by researchers looking for space rocks within the orbits of Earth and Venus.

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