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Fraser
2011-Jun-23, 06:20 PM
2011 MD, a newly-discovered asteroid estimated to be between 9 and 45 meters (30 – 150 feet) wide, will pass by Earth at a distance of about 17,700 km (11,000 miles) on Monday, June 27. That’s 23 times closer than the Moon! The asteroid was discovered on June 22, 2011 by MIT’s Lincoln Near Earth [...]

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