Asteroid 2022 NF will fly extremely close to Earth tonight

A small bus-sized asteroid will make an extremely close approach to Earth on Thursday (July 7), passing within just 56,000 miles (90,000 kilometers) — or about 23% of the average distance between Earth and the moon. And just a few days ago, no one knew it was coming

That asteroidcalled 2022 NF, is expected to safely pass our planet, according to NASA calculations Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.