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New found asteroid "2016 QA2" came within 80km of earth

A newly found asteroid, named '2016 QA2', came within 80,000 km of the Earth on Sunday, which is a little over one-fifth of the moon's distance from Earth. 
•    The 25-55 metre wide asteroid was first spotted on Saturday and found to orbit the Sun in a more elliptical path than Earth, taking 350 days to complete one revolution.
•    Brazilian sky watchers had only just discovered the asteroid, called 2016 QA2, the day before it zoomed by within 50,000 miles (80,000 km) of Earth.
•    The upper end of the range would make it far larger than the object which exploded over Chelyabinsk in Russia in 2013, smashing windows and injuring more than 1,000 people.
•    The team at Sonear believes the asteroid has been travelling in an elliptical orbit around the sun, completing a lap of the star approximately once every 350 days.