written by elizabeth howell, on may 27th, 2022

what: mile-wide potentially hazardous asteroid flew by earth
when: may 27, 2022
where: at a distance about 10 times that of the space between the earth and moon.
how: tracked by virtual telescope project

interesting fact: the asteroid, known as asteroid 7335 (1989 ja), is roughly four times the size of the Empire state building and is the largest yet to pass by our planet in 2022.

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