Massive Asteroid Doing a Flyby of Earth

January 26, 2015 12:52 AM

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An asteroid measuring approximately 1,800 feet across will fly pass the Earth on Monday, according to scientists from NASA.

The space rock, known as 2004 BL86, will miss us by a narrow 745,000 miles, or about three times the distance between the Earth and the Moon. The asteroid will pass close enough that even amateur astronomers should be able to catch a glimpse of the giant rock as it passes by with telescopes and eve...

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