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Fraser
2011-Feb-04, 08:50 PM
If you felt a sudden breeze at about 19:40 GMT (2:40 pm EST), it was probably from a small asteroid that came extremely close to the Earth today (Feb. 4, 2011). The object, officially designated 2011 CQ1, is about 2-3 meters (6.5 -10 ft) wide, and at closest approach it came within 11,855 km (7,366 [...]

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