An asteroid the size of the Golden Gate Bridge is zooming by Earth on the first full day of spring

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For the lazy, 0.5 to 1 mile wide passing by Earth within 1.25 million miles. Path is accurately known and very likely not going to pose a threat.

JPT62089

Anyone else find this an obscurely random comparison of size? I’ve been trying to quantify the golden gate bride for the better part of an hour now…

invent_repeat

What are the odds of it hitting the Golden Gate Bridge?

diveguy1

I only get concerned when they’re half the size of Texas.

BlackBrown1827

That is friggen amazing! The Golden Gate Bridge is like 2700 meters long and 27 meters wide. That meteor must be like a arrow flying through space! I have never heard of such an extreme geometry! Or do the mean the length of the bridge, and not the size?

GalacticBoner