Today’s the Day for BL86 Flying Past Earth! And you can See it!

Today was the flyby of the big Asteroid 2004 BL86.  It can be seen tonight in the sky but you will need a darn good pair of binoculars or a telescope.   Here’s where to find it:

Credit: NASA

Scientists have also revealed some new information about it, including updating its size from 550m down to a more paltry 300m, which is still pretty big! Also, it has a moon! Crazy right?

Enjoy yet another close shave by a moderately sized Space rock that could have had a devastating impact.

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