An asteroid discovered just 2 days ago will pass just 34,672 miles (0.2 lunar distances) from Earth on Saturday morning, bringing it almost in range of earths satellites which orbit at 22,000 miles.
Named in honor of the world’s greatest soccer player, Lionel Messi, the size and speed of this asteroid makes it very difficult to track, hence the late release of information to the press.
Slooh observatory are doing a special live stream on the event if you can stay up until 2am to watch it whizz by.
Experts will discuss why it is so difficult to track these fast moving objects, and of course, the kind of damage a Flea like this would cause were it to impact Earth, and why, like Messi, it got through our best defenses sight unseen until 2 days ago.
You can watch the before and after programme at the top of the page.
And you can watch the actual live stream of the Asteroid passing earth by clicking here.
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