Scientists-astronomers spotted an asteroid approaching Earth. Photo of the heavenly bodies were made at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico on Saturday, April 18.
Scientists said that asteroid 1998 OR will approach the Earth on April 29. The distance from our planet will be about 6.3 million kilometers.
Astronomers noted that the danger to humanity of this asteroid is not.
Scientists drew attention to the unusual appearance of the asteroid. Before him is like a translucent film, like a medical mask that is now popular in the period of the pandemic coronavirus, according to the publication Space.com.