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An asteroid flyby this Halloween announced by NANSA -the closest flyby of this size since 2006

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A newly discovered Steroid 2015 TB145 is hurtling through space at speeds of over 126,000 km/h (78,293 mph) right now. The rock measures between 300 and 600 meters (1,000 and 2,000 feet) across, was discovered last week by the asteroid-hunting Pan-STARRS observatory in Hawaii, according to NASA. Discovered just 12 days ago, it has caught the attention of scientists at NASA because on October 31, it’s expected to streak by at an "unusually" high encounter velocity of 35 km/s, or around 78,000 mph within 1.3 lunar distances (310,000 miles) of Earth. This is closer to Earth than anything this size has since July 2006....

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