Asteroid 2022 QC7 is small, 36 meters wide at most, which is half the wingspan of a Boeing 767. But its speed clocks in at 10 times that of a NATO rifle bullet. A small supersonic asteroid flying at 10 times the speed of a bullet is set to pass the Earth on Tuesday, September 6, according to NASA’s asteroid tracker. The asteroid in question has been designated 2022 QC7, according to the Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), and it is relatively small.
How big is the asteroid coming towards Earth in 2022?
Asteroid 2022 QC7 isn’t too big, with a width ranging from just 16 meters to 36 meters, according to NASA.