Feb 172014
 

Sky watchers will have their eyes fixed on the heavens today at 9 pm (EST) as the Earth experiences a close encounter with recently discovered asteroid 2000 EM26 zipping by us traveling 27,000 MPH. The asteroid, which will not hit us is estimated to be 885 feet (270 meters) in diameter and will be at a distant of 8.8 lunar distances from Earth.

List of Solar System objects by size

List of Solar System objects by size (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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