Earth Fly-by Asteroid 1998 QE2 Seen By Italian Observatory | Video

The space rock is ~1.7 miles in diameter and passed within 3.6 million miles of Earth on May 31th, 2013. Gianluca Masi of The Virtual Telescope Project snapped imagery of the asteroid on May 30th, 2013. (Video looped twice)
credit : Gianluca Masi / The VIrtual Telescope Project