Asteroid 2007 TU24 passed within about 540,000 kilometres, or 1.4 lunar distances, of Earth, reaching its closest approach at 3:33 a.m. ET.
The asteroid is roughly 250 metres in diameter and somewhat asymmetrical, according to images from radar data obtained last week, using the 70-metre Goldstone antenna, part of NASA's Deep Space Network Goldstone station in Southern California's Mojave Desert.
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Near Earth Asteroid Zooms Past the Earth
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