Nightly News   |  February 17, 2014

Giant Asteroid to Zoom Past Earth

An asteroid roughly the size of three football fields will whiz by Earth at 27,000 mph.

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>>> and space buffs are watching the night skies again tonight. this time it is a huge asteroid, roughly the size of three football fields. it will whiz by the planet earth , they are not certain how much it will miss us only that it will. cameras are set up to record it at 27,000 miles an hour. you can link to a live web cast on our website tonight.