Asteroid skimmed past Earth on Friday 13th

Asteroid skimmed past Earth on Friday 13th

Asteroid 2020 VT4 passed by the Earth as close as the International Space Station

A low-flying asteroid missed the Earth by only a few hundred miles on Friday the 13th – and was not noticed until the next day.

The asteroid, called 2020 VT4, was spotted 15 hours later by the Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System survey at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii.

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