- Original Caption Released with Image:
the image for the animation
This animated set of images, from the telescope known as the iTelescope.net Siding Spring Observatory, shows asteroid 2012 DA14 as the streak moving from top to bottom in the field of view. The images were taken around 9:40 a.m. PST (12:40 p.m. EST, or 17:40 UTC) on Feb. 15, 2013.
The exposure time was 5 seconds long.
- Image Credit:
Courtesy of E. Guido/N. Howes/Remanzacco Observatory
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