This Truck-Sized Asteroid Came a Little Too Close to Earth for Our Liking

An asteroid the size of a Ford Bronco just swung by Earth in the closest recorded flyby of a celestial object yet. The close call occurred on Sunday, August 16, at 12:08 a.m. EDT, as the asteroid (2020 QG) flew just 1,830 miles above the southern Indian Ocean.

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