How Earth’s gravity changed record-breaking asteroid’s path forever

The record-breaking asteroid 2020 QG won’t soon forget its run-in with Earth.

Early Sunday morning (Aug. 16), the car-sized 2020 QG zoomed just 1,830 miles (2,950 kilometers) above the Indian Ocean, making the closest known flyby by an asteroid that didn’t end up slamming into our planet.

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