Asteroid 2012 DA14

Asteroid 2012 DA14

Multiple exposures of Asteroid 2012 DA 14 taken Feb 15, 2013 just a few hours after its closest approach to Earth from 8:31 to 8:36 PM PST. I used an 11 inch, f/10 Celestron Schmidt Cassegrain telescope with a Nikon D7000 camera at prime focus. 3-second exposures at ISO 4000 every 15 seconds. Asteroid was around 134,000 miles away and magnitude 12.5. Taken from Vancouver, WA by Steve Lantz.

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lee98632 says ... on Saturday, Feb 16 at 11:47 AM

Cool, Glad you cough it, we had to go in to town so I wasn't able to set up my cam..

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