Watch Asteroid DA14 as it Passes by Earth [Video]

Exciting isn’t it? :)

This movie is composed of 73 radar images looped 9 times. Image resolution is at 4 meters per pixel.

Radar observations of asteroid 2012 DA14 generated from data obtained by NASA’s Goldstone Solar System Radar on Feb. 15-16, 2013. During the observations, the space rock’s distance increased from 74,000 to 195,000 miles (120,000 to 314,000 km) from Earth.

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