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Asteroid 2020: 2018VP1 headed toward Earth on November 2, just before Election Day, NASA says – WLS-TV

Asteroid 2018VP1 is projected to come close to Earth on November 2, 2020, a day before Election Day, according to NASA.

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Well, 2020 keeps getting better all the time.Amid a pandemic, civil unrest and a divisive US election season, we now have an asteroid zooming toward us.
On the day before the presidential vote, no less.Yep. The celestial object known as 2018VP1 is projected to come close to Earth on November 2, according to the Center for Near Earth Objects Studies at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Its diameter is 0.002 km, or about 6.5 feet, according to NASA’s data. It was first identified at Palomar Obse…

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