John Kerr posted in asteroid • astronomy • DA14 • near earth object on February 15th, 2013.
Saturday morning stargazers may catch a glimpse of the 45 metre asteroid called DA14 as it passes over New Zealand on its ‘near miss’ flight past Earth. The asteroid, identified last year, will pass within 28,000km of Earth at around 8.30am Saturday NZT – closer than the orbit of some man-made satellites orbiting the Earth. […]
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