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The next asteroid to hit Earth could be Apophis. Deep Astronomy states that the asteroid, which was discovered in 2004, could hit on April 13, 2036.

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Earth has been hit by asteroids many times throughout its history. Space.com states there were 26 observed explosions attributed to asteroid strikes between the years 2000 and 2013.

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Ukrainian scientists discovered a large asteroid in late 2013 that could possibly strike the Earth on Aug. 26, 2032. If such a collision occurred, it would strike with a force 50 times greater than the largest atomic bom...

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Ukrainian scientists discovered a large asteroid in late 2013 that could possibly strike the Earth on Aug. 26, 2032. If such a collision occurred, it would strike with a force 50 times greater than the largest atomic bom...

www.reference.com/science/next-asteroid-predicted-hit-earth-dea15ed1e65f97b

Earth has been hit by asteroids many times throughout its history. Space.com states there were 26 observed explosions attributed to asteroid strikes between the years 2000 and 2013.

www.reference.com/article/earth-ever-hit-asteroid-c2f15feab1507f6e

Ceres is the biggest asteroid with a diameter of approximately 590 miles. It was discovered by Giuseppe Piazzi in 1801, though he considered it a planet. Ceres is spherical in shape and orbits the sun between Mars and Ju...

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Discovered in 2004, 99942 Apophis is an asteroid with an estimated diameter of about 1,066 feet. This near-Earth object was originally given a 2.7 percent chance of a collision with Earth in 2029. However, subsequent cal...

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