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Asteroid Passed by Earth on Saturday


An asteroid passed by Earth on Saturday that was somewhere between 290 meters and 650 meters in diameter.


For reference, the CN Tower is only 553 meters.


It is known as Asteroid 2000 QW7.


The asteroid was traveling at 23,111 km/h when it passed within 5,331,666 km of Earth.


Astronomers didn't believe the asteroid posed any danger.

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