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Asteroid, twice the size of Taj Mahal, to pass Earth today

Even though people are not bursting firecrackers this Diwali due to the double whammy of COVID-19 and pollution, the cosmos will be sending firecrackers to our skies. Hover over the keyword to read more about the topic without leaving this page! Two asteroids are heading closer towards the Earth and one of them is twice the size of Taj Mahal. These asteroids are named Asteroid 2020 TB9 and Asteroid 2020 ST1. Asteroid ST1, which is double the size of Taj Mahal, will cross the planet this Diwali. NASA has described the asteroid that will buzz past the planet on November 14 as a 'potentially hazardous' one, according to an India Today report.

News source ~ Business Today