2012 DA14 Closest Approach (Animation)

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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)

Asteroid 2012 DA14 captured from Quezon City

Images of the asteroid 2012 DA14 during its closest approach earlier today, captured from Quezon City, Philippines, taken with a Canon 450D DSLR, 50 mm f/1.8 lens (set to f/1.8), ISO 1600, 6 seconds exposure.

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Asteroid 2012 DA14 captured from Quezon City, Philippines. Photo Credit: Anthony Urbano. For an animated image, click here.
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Asteroid 2012 DA14 captured from Quezon City, Philippines. Photo Credit: Anthony Urbano
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Asteroid 2012 DA14 captured from Quezon City, Philippines. Photo Credit: Anthony Urbano

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© Anthony Urbano (Manila, Philippines)