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Did you hear that Asteroid 2018 CB will pass closely by Earth on Friday, Feb. 9, at a distance of about 39,000?


Asteroid 2018 CB will pass closely by Earth on Friday, Feb. 9, at a distance of about 39,000 miles. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
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Two small asteroids recently discovered by astronomers at the NASA-funded Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) near Tucson, Arizona, are safely passing by Earth within one lunar distance this week.
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https://futurism.com/asteroids-harmless-2018-cc-2018-cb/

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No, I didn't, and it sounds like it's already come and gone.
The author was a little misleading in that he made it sound like an asteroid impact isn't likely to ever happen.
That's just not true. It would be true of our lifetime, but not long term.
There will be an impact at some point in the future. We just haven't identified any threats as yet.
We do need a plan.

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