Earth avoids collision with pair of asteroids

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Earth avoids collision with pair of asteroids

Science Recorder | Kramer Phillips | Wednesday, December 12, 2012

A pair of asteroids passed Earth Tuesday and early Wednesday, according to NASA, avoiding a potentially cataclysmic impact with our home planet. The pair of asteroids — one just over three mile wide — provided both amateur and professional astronomers with an amazing sight. The asteroids, known as ‘2012 XE54’ and ‘4179 Toutatis’ respectively, are some of the largest asteroids to pass by without incident... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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