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NASA says a large asteroid will pass Earth today

DNA Tuesday, 18 April 2017
NASA says a large asteroid will pass Earth todayAn asteroid more than a quarter mile (400 meters) wide will pass close to Earth on Wednesday, zooming by at a distance of just over a million miles (1.8 million km), but with no chance of impact, according to NASA scientists.

Smaller asteroids routinely make closer passes to Earth, but 2014 J025, discovered in May 2014, will...
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News video: Large Asteroid Nicknamed ‘The Rock’ Makes Closest Pass to Earth in 400 Years

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NASA expected a large asteroid to be about 1.1 million miles from Earth as it whizzed by Wednesday morning.

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