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12:55 AM Wed, Jan. 23rd

Last views of asteroid tonight

KINGMAN - Your last chance to catch live footage of a three-mile-wide asteroid passing within 4.3 million miles of Earth is tonight.

The website will broadcast images of the asteroid, 4179 Toutatis, captured at the Prescott Observatory starting at 8 p.m. tonight.

According to the website, the 4.3 million miles of separation between the asteroid and Earth is very close in astronomical terms.