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Hawaii astronomers shoot asteroid’s photo as it flies by

    Courtesy Keck Telescope Astronomers using the Keck Telescope on Mauna Kea took this photo of passing asteroid 2005 YU55 at 9:20 p.m. Tuesday as it was speeding away from Earth. The asteroid came within 201,000 miles of Earth -- inside the orbit of the moon -- as its closest point during the day Tuesday.

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