What is the name of the 1000th near-earth asteroid that passed the planet recently?

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A. 2021 PJ1

B. 2021 AJ193

C. 2021 AFK

D. 2021 TJY

Explanation:

Recently, the observatory-cum-laboratory tracked the 1000th near-earth asteroid (NEA), named ‘2021 PJ1,’ as it passed Earth at a distance of 1.7 million kilometres. The asteroid detected was small in size, making it difficult for the radar to track it.

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