An animation of the asteroid 2012 DA14 showing its movement against the background of stars during its closest approach to Earth on February 16, 2013. Images taken at approximately 30-second interval, with each image captured at 6-sec exposure, ISO 1600, using a 50 mm f/1.8 prime lens. Photo Credit: Anthony Urbano. For more images of asteroids’ close approach to Earth, click here.

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© Anthony Urbano (Manila, Philippines)