Asteroid 2012 DA14 in February 2013 will fly at 800 km close

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PostFri Jan 11, 2013 9:59 pm » by HW1


According to Paul Chodas from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory of NASA, asteroid 2012 DA14 will fly a distance of about 34.1 thoUSAnd kilometers from the center of the Earth at 15 February 2013 at 19.25 GMT (23.25 of Moscow time), but asteroid 2012 DA14 will fly over the Earth at 800 kilometers closer, than previously calculated. asteroid 2012 DA14 was opened at 23 February 2012 in La Sagra Observatory (OLS - Observatorio Astronomico de La Sagra) in the province of Granada, Spain. Diameter of asteroid 2012 DA14 is about 45 meters, and its mass is about 130 thoUSAnd tons, if it will fall to Earth, then power of the explosion would be equivalent to 2.4 megatons of TNT, THE VIDEO: http://hainanwel.com/en/unusual-world/2 ... -da14.html

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PostSat Jan 12, 2013 5:04 am » by Ishumble


yeah between earth and the moon pretty darn close,hope they have some nukes ready just in case? :sunny:



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