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By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : December 29, 2017, 05:34
Duration : 02:01

NASA reveals a big asteroid passed earth on Christmas

NASA made a big revelation that a big asteroid passed by earth, earlier this moth a massive asteroid named 3200 Phaethon passed by our planet. The good news in all of this was that this asteroid passed earth at a totally safe distance of about 1.1 million miles. Meanwhile researchers used this opportunity to get a better look at the potentially hazardous object and actually learned quite a bit about it. The newest observations of 3200 Phaethon revealed it to be roughly 3.6 miles in diameter, which is over half a mile larger than any previous estimates.

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