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Huge asteroid to narrowly miss Earth

(People's Daily Online)

13:32, November 07, 2011

NASA has confirmed that there is no chance the asteroid will hit the Earth.

Edited and translated by Li Zhenyu, People's Daily Online

Beijing, Nov.7 (People's Daily Online) -- A huge asteroid will pass the Earth on Tuesday at a distance closer than any in the last 35 years, according to various sources.

An asteroid of a size larger than an aircraft carrier is expected to fly between the Earth and the moon at 7:25 p.m. Beijing time on Nov. 8, 2011. It will miss the planet by about 320,000 kilometers.

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