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Large asteroid to pass close to Earth on Wednesday: NASA

Reuters Tuesday, 18 April 2017 ()
(Reuters) - An 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.
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News video: NASA Watching Asteroid As It Approaches Earth

NASA Watching Asteroid As It Approaches Earth 00:20

NASA is keeping a close eye on an asteroid that is going to fly very close to Earth, in space terms at least.

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