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Submission Big Asteroid Close Approach with Earth - Images & Animation->

An anonymous reader writes: Asteroid 1998 QE2 has an estimated size of 2.7 km. This asteroid will have a close approach with Earth at about 15.2 LD (Lunar Distances = ~384,000 kilometers) or 0.0392 AU (1 AU = ~150 million kilometers) at 2059 UT on 2013 May 31 and it will reach the peak magnitude ~10.8 on May 31 around 2300 UT.
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