Nasa reveals asteroid larger than Big Ben set to skim past Earth next week

AN ASTEROID larger than Big Ben will be making a close approach to Earth next week, according to Nasa. The US space agency has its eye on a rather large space rock that will be heading our way on October 6. GettyThe asteroid will shoot past Earth next week[/caption] Asteroid 1998 SD9 could be anywhere between 144 and 325 feet wide. That would make it taller than London’s Big Ben. The Elizabeth Tower in central London, commonly called Big Ben after the bell inside, is around 315 feet. It’s also larger than the Statue of Liberty which stands at 310 feet. The good news is the space rock isn’t expected to hit Earth. Most read in News BABY JOY Beatrice reveals daughter’s name as she shares sweet pic of baby’s footprint FEELING THE DRAIN Mum’s petrol tank drained by thieves after she bragged about full tank ‘DEVIL’ DOG Pensioner has her ‘limbs ripped off’ by out-of-control dog at home COLD CASE TWIST Lake sealed off near scene where Brit family were murdered in French Alps KEPT IN THE PARK Locals fury at order to pay £150-a-month to park outside their OWN homes PASTA LA VISTA Dragons’ Den millionaires called my…

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Nasa reveals asteroid larger than Big Ben set to skim past Earth next week

Updated: October 1, 2021 — 10:26 am