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Bus-size asteroid flies by Earth today. Watch it live.

Bus-size asteroid flies by Earth today. Watch it live.

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You can watch a big asteroid make a safe flyby of Earth today (March 13) from any spot with good internet access.

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Weather permitting, the Virtual Telescope Project will livestream telescope views of the recently found asteroid 2022 ES3,

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which will pass by our planet just slightly within the orbit of the moon.

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The broadcast starts at 2:30 p.m. EDT (1830 GMT) and you can watch it in the video feed above or directly from The Virtual Telescope Project. 

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Asteroid 2022 ES3 is up to 40 feet wide (12 meters) - about the size of a bus - and will pass within 207,000 miles (330,000 kilometers) of the Earth

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The Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona discovered the asteroid on March 7 and, as is typical for near-Earth asteroid finds, published the orbit and other details of the asteroid's movement and size online.

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