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Asteroid That Flew By Is Larger Then We Thought.

The Asteroid we talked about last week, 2012 LZ1, came within 3.3 million miles of the earth on June 14. The flyby did allow astronomers to train the planetary radar system at the Arecibo Observatory on…

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Asteroid Flies by Earth Today(6/14/12)!

Today, 6/14/12, A asteroid the size of a city block will fly by the earth. The astrtoid is named 2012 LZ1. Astrinomers estimate it is about 1,650 feet, or 500…