A 1,312-foot asteroid will soon pass within 201,000 miles of , a distance closer than the ’s distance from the moon.

The asteroid, 2005 YU55, will make its close encounter with the Earth at 6:28 p.m. EST on Nov. 8.

The object will be visible from the northern hemisphere, although it will be too dim and far away to see with the naked eye.

“It is the first time since 1976 that an object of this size has passed this closely to the Earth,” Scott Fisher of the National Science Foundation tells Reuters .

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Close Encounter: Huge Asteroid to Pass Within 201,000 Miles of Earth