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NASA Issues 'Reality Check' on Asteroid 2013 TV135

No, asteroid 2013 TV135 will not hit the Earth in 19 years. The 1,300-foot asteroid was discovered as it buzzed past Earth earlier this month. 2013 TV135 is smaller than the asteroid believed to have caused the dinosaur extinction, but still represents a grave danger.

However, the chance of 2013 TV135 colliding with Earth is only 1 in 63,000 according to NASA.

Read NASA's Earth Impact Summary here

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