Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Asteroid zooms by earth, cutting it close

An asteroid estimated to be between 30 and 50 meters wide, 60,000 kilometers away from Earth, was several times closer to Earth than the moon when it passed (the moon is about 240,000 miles away). This happened on a Monday.

What a close shave!

Asteroid zooms by earth, cutting it close [via]

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