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Asteroid Will Miss Earth By Only 17,200 miles

Meteor Near Miss

By now, you’ve probably heard about the asteroid that will zip by the Earth tomorrow. It goes by the unglamorous name of “Asteroid 2012 DA14,” and it is projected to pass within 17,200 miles of the home planet. On the cosmic scale, it’s missing us by a whisker. At half a football field in diameter, Asteroid 2012 DA14 is about the ...

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