The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Asteroid 2012 DA14 Close Approach Geometry
Filed under Planetary Society Projects, planetary defense and Mirror Bees, Shoemaker NEO Grants, near-Earth asteroids
Asteroid 2012 DA14 close approach to Earth showing the orbit of 2012 DA14 relative to Earth. Note that the asteroid not only passes much closer to Earth than the Moon's orbit, but even closer than geosynchonous satellites (e.g., satellite TV satellites).
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