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Fraser
2013-Feb-14, 08:40 PM
Our friends Ernesto Guido and Nick Howes from the Remanzacco Observatory have nabbed a look at asteroid 2012 DA14 as it was approaching Earth on Feb. 14, 2013 at around 11:06UT. Guido and Howes said the asteroid was about 748,000 kilometers (465,000 miles) from Earth, and was only about magnitude 17 in brightness. The animation [...]

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