Kicking Asteroid

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NASA officials are warning of a predicted asteroid that will brighten to about magnitude 11 when it could be visible in small optical telescopes for one or two nights before it fades in the distance from earth.

A 65-foot-wide meteor exploded in the sky on 2/15/13 with the power of 20 atomic bombs. We hope asteroid 2014 JO25 flies safely past earth tonight https://go.nasa.gov/2pg4rvz

Watch Live @ 7 pm ET: Giant Asteroid Flies Past Earth, Webcast by Slooh http://dlvr.it/NwmwS6

The out-of-this-world strategies in place to stop an asteroid impact http://ideas.ted.com/help-an-asteroid-is-headed-toward-earth/

Asteroid will be visible in the sky as it zooms close to Earth today http://dailym.ai/2pPFu6H

Massive Asteroid Will Pass by Earth Today: Watch the Slooh Webcast http://dlvr.it/NwnJqm

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Large asteroid to whiz by Earth Wednesday http://www.chron.com/local/article/Large-asteroid-to-whiz-by-Earth-Wedne...

J025: Asteroid will be largest since 2004 to pass close to Earth http://news.sky.com/story/j025-asteroid-will-be-largest-since-2004-to-pa...