Published on Jan 5, 2017
Two massive space objects are heading towards Earth, but Nasa doesn’t know what one of them is. The American space agency has identified one of the objects as a comet, but is yet to classify the other, saying could be an asteroid or a comet.
Comet C/2016 was discovered by Nasa by in October 2016 and is expect to fly close to earth this week, according to the agency’s website. The mystery object, dubbed 2016 WF9, was detected by d by Nasa’s asteroid- and comet-hunting Neowise project on November 27, 2016. Learn More: