Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Asteroid Near Miss

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:Massive asteroid to pass Earth, say NASA scientists

An asteroid nearly three kilometres wide is set to pass by Earth with no risk of impact, offering scientists a rare chance to study a massive flying object with its own moon.

Asteroid 1998 QE2 will make its closest approach to Earth at 20:59 GMT (10.59am Saturday AEST), at a distance of 5.8 million kilometres, or about 15 times the distance between Earth and the moon, the US space agency said.-more

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