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Asteroid to brush past Earth

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A large asteroid will pass closer to Earth than the moon on Tuesday, giving scientists a rare chance for study without launching a probe.

It is the first time this has happened since 1976 and although the asteroid will not be visible to the naked eye, thousands are expected to track it on telescopes.

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