The roughly 2,000-foot asteroid is now under observation by NASA's NEO Observations Program in collaboration with the University of Arizona, which monitors near-Earth objects to ensure that none present an immediate threat to the planet.
Experts estimate the rock will pass Earth safely and it will not make another pass so close for another 480 years.
Radar has been used to observe hundreds of asteroids. "It's not very common for one of this size to pass by the Earth".
The asteroid was discovered about three years ago by astronomers at NASA's NEO Observations Program in Tucson, Arizona.
Spotted in 2014, this will be asteroid 2014 JO25's closest approach to the Earth since the last 400 years.
Not much is known about the latest asteroid, though reports indicate it has a reflective surface twice as bright as the moon.
Wednesday night, asteroid 2014 JO25 will pass though the constellations Canes Venatici and Coma Berenices in the eastern sky. It only means that 2014-JO25 will be five times closer to Earth than the Moon.
In 2004, the 3.1-mile [5-km] wide asteroid Toutatis passed about four lunar distances, or just under a million miles [1.6 million km] from Earth.
2014-JO25 will then continue on past Jupiter before heading back toward the centre of our Solar System. A giant asteroid is hurtling toward Earth, but the folks at NASA say there is no chance it could hit us.
Wednesday's asteroid, roughly 2,000 feet wide, will approach Earth from the direction of the sun and will become visible in the night sky after Wednesday.
But don't worry, NASA said there is no asteroid that poses a significant risk of impact with Earth over the next century. There is no possibility the asteroid will collide with the Earth.
Any asteroid larger than 100 metres which passes close to Earth is designated "potentially hazardous" by NASA.
She reiterated her plan to expel all foreigners in a suspect file and strip dual national suspects of their French nationality. Things get better in the second round: Macron extends his lead to no less than 30 points against Le Pen: 65% to 35%.
The result in Westminster easily surpasses the two-thirds majority of the 650 lawmakers needed to trigger an early vote. Earlier Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the public "cannot trust" May as the two clashed over the snap election.
PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called the list of skilled jobs that could be covered by controversial 457 visas "laughable". Employers who hire foreign workers will have to contribute to a new training fund to support apprenticeships and traineeships.
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After Dinakaran's announcement, Panneerselvam said that keeping away the Sasikala family from the AIADMK is the first victory. The two factions had since staked claim to the two leaves symbol which the Election Commission subsequently froze.
Launching mid-ranged high-end devices are the only way to encourage tablet users to abandon their devices and grab a new one. Apple is substituting iPad 4 for iPad Air 2 as stock of the already discontinued fourth-gen iPad is not available anymore.
The Saudi government has ordered ministries and organizations to review the projects to either scrap or make them more efficient. The failed North Korean missile test over the weekend was an attempt by the reclusive country to "provoke something", U.S.
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Lightning wins, waits, watches to see if playoffs are possible
It'll be all the more hard if Andersen isn't at 100 per cent after exiting Saturday's clincher with an apparent injury. "No space. The Toronto Maple Leafs, at 40-26-15 and 95pts, can alter the playoff seeding when they face Columbus Blue Jackets at 6:00 p.m.