Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Near Earth Flyby: Huge Asteroid has a Moon!

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A newly released video of a giant asteroid's Earth flyby last week reveals key details about the enigmatic space rock  and its attendant moon.
The enormous asteroid 1998 QE2sailed past our planet at a distance of 3.6 million miles (5.8 million kilometers) on May 31, making its closest approach for at least the next two centuries.

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