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Asteroid passes by Earth, Feb. 15, 2013

Astronomers say meteor explosion in Russia and asteroid flyby today are coincidental; objects traveling in opposite directions - @AP

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Asteroid passes by Earth, Feb. 15, 2013

Asteroid 2012 DA14 safely passes over Earth, 17,500 miles above Indonesia - @NASAJPL

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Asteroid passes by Earth, Feb. 15, 2013

Too early to tell if Russian meteor is connected to imminent asteroid fly-by, Professor Ian Crawford of Birkbeck University says - @SkyNews

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Asteroid passes by Earth, Feb. 15, 2013

Asteroid about half the size of a football field to pass close by Earth tonight - @Reuters

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Asteroid passes by Earth, Feb. 15, 2013

Asteroid to make close approach to Earth next week; no threat of collision, NASA officials say - @SPACEdotcom

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