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The rock, between 30 and 50 feet across, was not in danger of striking the planet and probably would have burned up in the atmosphere before hitting Earth’s surface, if it had headed our way. The asteroid, dubbed 2010 AL30 was first spotted and announced Monday. It is the closest encounter Earth will have with any known object until 2024.
Originally posted by pazcat
Here is a much better link to a much more sensible discussion about the object with some ATS members providing quality information and investigation.
Much better ATS discussion on AL30
[edit on 14-1-2010 by pazcat]
OMG I SEE IT!!! its actually buzz lightyear