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Jeddah astronomer refutes allegations of the end of the world on August 30, Saturday, August 17, 2019. 20:20
The Jeddah astronomical community responded to the accusations of a person appearing in a video clip that recently spread through social media claiming a major disaster or the end of the world, Friday 30. August 2019, noting that this is not true and that there is no danger on the planet from a comet collision. Or an asteroid on Earth.
The astronomical community – through its page on the social networking site "Facebook" – that from the scientific point of view astronomical observation of the sky, there is no asteroid or a large comet in the course of a collision from the globe on that date, and the level of danger on the scale (Turin) or Scale (Palmero), confirming that everything is normal.
In general, no asteroids or comets have been identified that will affect the Earth at any time for the foreseeable future. All known potentially dangerous asteroids have a low chance of less than 0.01% of the impact on Earth for 100 years, Jeddah astronomer Eng said. next.
Abu Zahra pointed out that the celestial dome is constantly monitored and round the clock through many observatories scattered around the world in search of large asteroids that could damage our planet and determine its paths through space in the near future.
He added that, until this moment, there are no known real threats except meteorites that are continuously falling and are harmless, as well as the firing of small asteroids into the atmosphere from time to time.