Large asteroid set to cruise by Earth Thursday

Large asteroid set to cruise by Earth Thursday

June 14, 2012 Updated Jun 14, 2012 at 2:01 PM CDT

A large asteroid is set to buzz past Earth on Thursday evening.

According to a story on Space.com, an asteroid that is estimated to be 1,650 feet wide will zoom past Earth sometime tonight. The asteroid -- 2012 LZ1 -- will come within 14 lunar distances of our planet, according to the

Read the Space.com story HERE.

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