Near-Earth asteroid 2012 DA14: star map (geocentric)
The map above shows the path in the sky of asteroid 2012 DA14 around its very close approach, next 15 Feb. 2013. Positions are calculed for an ideal observer sitting at the center of our planet. Each point is calculated every 15 minutes.
The plot makes easy to see how fast will be the apparent motion of 2012 DA14, especially very close to its minimum distance from the Earth (19:25 UT).
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