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Italian Observatory Sees Asteroid Racing Away From Earth | Video

Shortly after 2012 DA14's closest approach (about 17,100 miles away on Feb 15, 2013), Gianluca Masi of The Virtual Telescope (, captured imagery. 17 images, with 3 seconds of exposure each, assembles this animation. (Looped).
credit : Gianluca Masi / The Virtual Telescope Project