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Asteroid passing close to Earth today – no need to worry

The space rock 2018 CB is up to 40m long and will come within 64,000km of the planet’s surface An asteroid is headed our way – the second this week – but there’s no need to worry. The newly discovered space rock will pass within 39,000 miles (64,000km) of Earth on Friday evening GMT. That’s less than one-fifth the distance to the moon. Related: SpaceX oddity: how Elon Musk sent a car towards Mars Continue reading.
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