Mini Asteroid Makes Unannounced Visit Near Earth

What NASA scientists believe is a small asteroid, dubbed 2010 AL30, is to pass relatively close to earth on Wednesday.
Originally thought to be a piece of a derelict man-made object, 2010 AL30, is expected to be as near as one-third the distance between the Earth and Moon. The approximately 36-foot wide object was only discovered this past Sunday (1/10).

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By Planet Data