Asteroid - Movies


Asteroid 2012 DA14
This 73-frame movie of asteroid 2012 DA14 was generated from data obtained by
NASA's Goldstone Solar System Radar on the night of 15 to 16 Feb. 2013.
The observations were made as the asteroid was moving away from Earth.

Asteroid 2012 DA14
On Feb. 15th an asteroid about half the size of a football field will fly past
Earth closer than many man-made satellites. Since regular sky surveys began
in the 1990s, astronomers have never seen an object so big come so close to our planet.

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