Asteroid Florence, a 2.7-mile wide space rock, will be buzzing the planet.
The encounter that had kept the scientists drooling, occurred at around 5.35 pm (India time), when the asteroid came within a mere 4.4 million miles (7 million km) of Earth - just 18 times the distance from our planet to the moon.
Although it may not wipe out life on our planet, if Florence or an asteroid similar in size were to impact Earth, it could be catastrophic, creating a huge crater and wreaking havoc in areas close to its impact point.
"They were estimated to be smaller", said Paul Chodas, Manager of NASA's Centre for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.
"The resulting radar images will show the real size of Florence and also could reveal surface details as small as about 30 feet (10 metres)", said NASA.
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Asteroid Florence is among the largest near-Earth asteroids that are several miles in size, according to NASA.
NASA has tracked Florence for years, ever since its discovery in 1981, and this flyby will be the closest the space rock has ever been to Earth since 1890.
Amateur astronomers - anyone with a backyard telescope, really - will have the opportunity over the next few nights to peep the fly-by by Florence, which is brightening through early September as it moves through the constellations Piscis Austrinus, Capricornus, Aquarius and Delphinus.
The institutional investor owned 1,098,909 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock after selling 41,607 shares during the period. Like Ford, General Motors plans to transport used cars to Houston in order to meet market demands and to reduce its inventories.
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The American was pushed hard by the little known 19-year-old but eventually came through 6-3 3-6 6-2 to reach the second round. Williams held at love to open the deciding set, and then broke for another 2-0 lead when Kuzmova hit a forehand wide.
Marie, Thunder Bay, and Timmins have been reporting the highest gas prices, in the range of 131.9 to 133.9 cents per litre. Locally, prices across the Greater Toronto Area may hit between $1.329 and $1.339 per litre on September 2.
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For the month, the Dow and the S&P 500 notched five-month winning streaks, while the Nasdaq recorded its ninth positive month. Health care and technology companies lead the way and the Nasdaq composite closed at a record high.
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He was handed a two-month "convertible" prison sentence, which he is unlikely to ever serve, and was fined over £2,000. Spurs move to bring in Paris Saint-Germain fullback Serge Aurier could be in jeopardy.
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Asteroid Florence passes by Earth relatively close
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