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Asteroid buzzes earth 27 06 11

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The asteroid, named 2011 MD, passed between the Earth and the moon's orbit.
Asteroid buzzes earth 27 06 11

A mosaic image of asteroid Eros at it's north pole, taken by the robotic NEAR Shoemaker space probe on February 14, 2000 immediately after the spacecraft's insertion into orbit.

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