An asteroid discovered only last year readies to pass a hair's distance from Earth
By Gregory Mone
Posted 01.28.2008 at 12:47 pm 0 Comments
Make sure you dont miss this one. Asteroid 2007 TU24 will be as close to Earth as it has been in 2,000 years, and it wont get any closer in this century. With a diameter of around 800 feet, the space rock is large enough to cause some serious damage if it was ever to strike our pale blue dot, but astronomers say that is not a possibility.
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