‘Platinum’ asteroid worth trillions passes Earth tonight

A platinum-rich asteroid potentially worth £3.5 trillion will pass Earth tonight (Sunday July 19).

Sunday, 19th July 2015, 2:06 pm

Asteroid 2011 UW158’s fly-by will be streamed live on the internet at 11pm.

The mineral-rich asteroid will not be visible to the naked eye.

Slooh community observatory will broadcast live images of the space rock on http://live.slooh.com/stadium/live/the-5-trillion-asteroid

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