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There’s a new moon orbiting Earth, but it won’t be sticking around for long. It’s actually a meteor spotted by astronomers in Tucson Arizona.  The object measures about 6 feet to 11 feet across and it probably entered Earth’s orbit around three years ago.

Apparently the discovery is a “big deal” because, out of roughly 1 million known space rocks, this is “just the second asteroid known to orbit Earth.” a scientist said.

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