Get Ready For "Spooky," the Halloween Asteroid!

On All Hallow’s Eve, an asteroid dubbed “Spooky” will make its closest approach to our planet. Hurtling along at an impressive 78,830 miles per hour, the 1,300-foot-wide object poses no threat to Earth...or does it? This Gizmodo video explains Spooky’s story.


As you’re looking for witches on broomsticks in the night sky, here’s how to watch for Spooky tonight.

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Am I the only one who sort of wants it to hit us?

I don’t want it to hit me, of course, but somewhere else would be OK.