Bennu could hit Earth with the power of 76,000 WW2 nuclear bombs and create 20km fireball

Express.co.uk | 8/20/2019 | Sean Martin
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If Bennu, which NASA is currently studying via its OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft which arrived there in the December, were to hit Earth, it would likely strike the planet at 7000 metres per second – a standard speed asteroids hit at thanks to Earth’s gravitational pull. The speed translates to a staggering 25 MILLION kph.

Weighing a staggering 78bn kilograms and travelling at hyperspeeds would create an explosion...
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