Russian-Meteor-Sized Space Rock Seen Flying By Earth | Video
By Steve Spaleta |
The Virtual Telescope Project's Gianluca Masi captured the asteroid on March 3rd, 2013 on approach to its minimum distance from Earth (~246,000 miles, about the distance of the Moon). Look for the small bright speck in the center of the screen.
credit : Gianluca Masi / The Virtual Telescope Project