"Beast" asteroid to zoom past Earth

June 7, 2014 7:28 PM

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"Beast" asteroid to zoom past Earth

A giant asteroid astronomers are calling "The Beast'' will fly by Earth early Sunday morning at speeds of up to 31,000 mph — and although there's no chance of it hitting our planet, experts say its massive size makes it something to take seriously.

The asteroid, 2014 HQ124, is about 1,067 feet across and as big as a football stadium, according to Space.com.

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