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RAW VIDEO: Asteroid Whizzes Safely Past Earth

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February 16, 2013
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A closely tracked asteroid, about 150-feet (45-meters) wide, whizzed safely past Earth on Friday, the same day a much smaller, previously undetected meteor hit Russia, injuring nearly 1,000 people.


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