The space rock is set to shoot past us this weekend where it will come to within 10,471,577 miles of the globe.

A asteroid nicknamed the ‘God of Chaos’ will hurtle past Earth during a fly-by of the planet this week.
The space rock, officially named Apophis, is set to shoot past us shortly after 1am on Saturday where it will come to within 10,471,577 miles of the globe.
This is about 43 times the distance from the Earth to the moon.
While there is no chance of an Armageddon-like impact with Earth, it will be visible to telescopes and within radar range of the planet.
Apophis is a near-Earth asteroid measuring around 350 metres in diameter. Experts warn it could still collide with Earth in 2068.
Asteroid Apophis was discovered on June 19, 2004 (Image: NASA/UH/IA)
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It was first discovered in 2004 and has been classified as a “Potentially Hazardous Asteroid” by the IAU’s Minor Planet Centre.
NASAs Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex in California has been observing the asteroid since March 3 and will continue watching it until March 14.
It is set to pass the Earth again in April 2029 when it will be significantly closer to our surface.
NASA said of that fly-by: “This will be the closest approach by something this large currently known.
“Apophis will be visible to the naked eye for several hours, and Earth tides will probably change its spin state.”
The European Virtual Telescope Project will host a live online feed to allow people to watch the fly-by as it happens.
Earth hasn’t seen an asteroid of apocalyptic scale since the space rock that wiped out dinosaurs 66 million years ago.
Most asteroids don’t come into contact with Earth’s atmosphere, but rarely the giant space rocks can impact weather systems.
The asteroid will come closest to Earth shortly after 1am on Saturday morning, but it may be tricky to see it with the naked eye.
You will likely need a 12-inch diameter or larger telescope.
Spectators can watch the close approach via a free livestream operated by the European Virtual Telescope Project.