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Astronomers spot asteroid bigger than the Empire State Building that they say could crash into the Earth

An asteroid called 2015 BN509 was caught flying past the Earth Space rock was captured on film by The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico It is about 200 meters (660ft) wide by 400 meters (1,310ft) long Nasa warned the giant object is ‘potentially hazardous’ A peanut-shaped asteroid larger than the Empire State Building could one