Earth Asteroid Encounters: The Near Misses

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How often have we had near misses from asteroids big enough to wipe out us and our beloved iPhones (or at least ruin our afternoons)? Daily Minor Planet has the answer and even put together a great graphic detailing all the known near misses from the 21st century, including asteroid names, encounter dates, and distance from Earth. You can even download a PDF and zoom in for more astro-devastating details.

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