A massive asteroid, discovered last month, is traveling toward Earth at 20 miles a second

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A massive asteroid, discovered last month, is traveling toward Earth at 20 miles a second

Published Thursday 4 August 2022

The asteroid was spotted on July 26 for the first time. Four more asteroids are flying past Earth today and tomorrow. A stadium-sized asteroid will zoom past the Earth in the very early hours of Thursday, Live Science reported. Chances are that by the time you read this, the asteroid is merrily on its way towards the Sun, traveling at about 20 miles (32 km) a second.

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