A newly-discovered asteroid designated 2020 CQ1 flew past Earth at a distance of 0.17 LD / 0.00043 AU (64 327 km / 39 970 miles) at 11:17 UTC on February 4, 2020. This is the 13th known asteroid to flyby Earth within 1 lunar distance since the start of the year, including 2020 CZ and 2020 CJ on January 31 at 0.82 and 0.92 LD, respectively.

2020 CQ1 was first observed at Catalina Sky Survey, Arizona on February 5, one day after it made its close approach to our planet.

The object belongs to the Apollo group of asteroids and has an estimated diameter between 4.6 and 10 m (15 - 33 feet).

via Gfycat

via Gfycat

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