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Massive Asteroid Expected to Skim Past Earth Monday Night – Daily Beast

Moving at about 22,500 miles per hour, the asteroid is expected to brush past Earth at approximately 6:53 p.m. ET on Monday.

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A massive, 111-foot asteroid is expected to travel uncomfortably close to Earth Monday night, according to predictions from NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Moving at about 22,500 miles per hour, the asteroid will skim past Earth at approximately 6:53 p.m. ET on Monday. At that time, the asteroid will be about 0.01006 astronomical units, or roughly 935,000 miles, from Earths center. Asteroids are space rocks that orbit the sun in the asteroid belt, a region between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter…

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