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Half-Mile-Long Asteroid to Pass Very Close to Earth

April 19, 2017 5:37 PM
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Half-Mile-Long Asteroid to Pass Very Close to Earth

A huge asteroid will fly past Earth at the closest distance it has come in the past 400 years.

The approach, a distance of 1.1 million miles or about 4.6 times the distance from Earth to the moon, will also be the closest the 2,000-foot-long asteroid comes for another 500 years, according to NASA.

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