This is what it'd look like if the solar system's largest asteroid hit Earth

The Discovery Channel has released a simulation of what would happen if the largest asteroid in the solar system collided with Earth.

The clip shows the giant rock crashing down onto the planet creating a wave of fire and destruction almost instantly.

While now technically considered a planet, 'Ceres' is the 'asteroid' the simulation is likely based off, spanning 939.4 km wide. For reference, the UK at its widest is just 500 km.

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