Tiny Asteroid That Buzzed Earth Is a Fast-Spinning Rock

Tiny Asteroid That Buzzed Earth Is a Fast-Spinning Rock
This photo taken on Nov. 16, 2010 shows the asteroid 2010 WA as it passes within 24,000 miles (38,000 kilometers) as seen by astronomers using a telescope at the Magdalena Ridge Observatory in New Mexico. It is about 10 feet (3 meters) wide.
(Image: © Dr. William Ryan/Magdalena Ridge Observatory/2.4-meter Telescope/New Mexico Tech [Full Story])

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