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Asteroid 2018 VP₁ may be heading for Earth, but there’s no need to worry – The New Daily

Social media around the world lit up over the weekend, discussing the possibility that an asteroid (known as 2018 VP₁) could crash into Earth on November 2.

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Social media around the world lit up over the weekend, discussing the possibility that an asteroid (known as 2018 VP) could crash into Earth on November 2.
It seemed only fitting. What better way to round off a year that has seen catastrophic floods, explosions, fires, and storms and, of course, a global pandemic?
A massive planetesimal, smashing into Earth. Exactly what wont happen on November 2 with 2018 VP. Photo: NASA/Don Davis
But you can rest easy.
The asteroid does not pose a threat t…

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