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Video guide to the February 15, 2013 Close Pass by Asteroid 2012 DA14

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Planetary Society Director of Projects Bruce Betts reassures us in this brief and fascinating explanation of what will happen--and what WON'T happen--when this big asteroid comes closer to Earth than many satellites.  For more information after watching this, see our Guide to 2012 DA14 close approach and links therein.

Comments:

Gerry Sperry: 02/08/2013 04:42 CST

This is precisely why I am a proud Charter Member and Planetary Citizen of the Planetary Society: The combination of citizen support for great astronomical science and the only serious efforts to protect earth from the most devestating of natural catastrophies.

David Otey: 02/08/2013 11:15 CST

Excellent summary!

Bruce Betts: 02/11/2013 05:30 CST

Thanks for the positive feedback!

Shinsaku Higashide: 02/15/2013 04:36 CST

Thanks Very Very Very Very Very Very Much.

Clarence Williams: 03/07/2013 01:23 CST

We need to be watching for this sort of encounter at al times.

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