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Feb. 15, 2013

Watch the Asteroid Flyby Live

by Leslie Taylor

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Asteroid 2012 DA14 is going to pass near Earth on Friday, February 15, 2013. It will reach its closest approach at approximately 2:25 p.m. EST, but there will be live coverage online starting before then. Here's a roundup of live streams that will be broadcast from telescopes around the world.
 
12:00 P.M. EST
Commentary and near real-time imagery of the asteroid’s flyby before and after closest approach, made available to NASA by astronomers in Australia and Europe, weather permitting.
 
 
 
1:00 P.M. EST

5:00 P.M. EST
Virtual Telescope 2.0

6:00 P.M. EST
Clay Center Observatory

 



Stream videos at Ustream

 

9:00 P.M. EST


9:00 P.M. EST
SLOOH Space Camera

 

About Leslie Taylor

Leslie is the online editor at Workboat.com and NationalFisherman.com. She has a background in oceanography and is passionate about getting non-scientists and young people to realize how cool science can be. She is also Science Friday's former web editor.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Science Friday.

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