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Some great info from Wired Science about a fairly close pass tomorrow by 2012 DA 14

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Click for Animated GIF file. Source: Wired Science

A large space rock known as asteroid 2012 DA14 will be zipping by our planet on Feb. 15, coming within 28,000 km of Earth, the closest approach ever seen for an object its size. You can catch the event live using a backyard telescope or binoculars or watch it here on Wired with a collection of live feeds from around the world.

UPDATE 15-2-13 – 9.00am: Russian towns in the Urals have been hit by meteorite debris. Over 500 injuries so far reported. More here:
http://rt.com/news/russia-meteor-meteorite-asteroid-chelyabinsk-291/

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