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Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 11/09/2011

Asteroid 2005 YU55 passes close by Earth (video)

An asteroid the size of an aircraft carrier missed Earth by only 200,000 miles as it flew by Tuesday night — the closest an asteroid has been to Earth in 200 years.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:41 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Asteroid 2005 YU55, NASA, asteroids