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Large asteroid zips by earth

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A large asteroid passed fairly close to the earth on Monday night... and it was live streamed on the Internet. 

The 885 foot long asteroid is traveling past the earth at over 27,000MPH.

It passed by Earth at about 2 million miles (8.8 lunar distances) and was not considered a threat to Earth, according to experts.

The website Slooh provided a live stream of the event.

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