Close Shave on Monday

2011MD trajectory. Credit: NASA

We will be visited by a small asteroid on June 27th at 09:30 EDT (13:30 UT).  The asteroid between five and 20 meters in diameter will pass just 7,500 miles from the Earth!!  This is close enough for the asteroid to be seen with a modest-sized telescope during the day.

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