Near-Earth Asteroid 2014 EM: an image (12 Mar. 2014)
On 15 Mar. 2014 at 04:59 UT, the near-Earth asteroid 2014 EB25 will be at 1.6 millions of km from the Earth. It will be a nice chance to detect this 40-meters large body in the sky. Of course, there are absolutely no risks at all for us.
Above is the average of 2, 180-seconds exposures, remotely taken with the Planewave 17 robotic unit; the telescope tracked the target at its apparent motion, so stars are showing as trails, while 2014 EM is a sharp, dot in the center of the image.
More on 2014 EM available on asteroidlive.com
This asteroid will be shown live on 13 Mar. 2014, starting at 23:00 UT!
Support The Virtual Telescope Project!
Support us! Please, donate and receive unique, LIMITED EDITION set of images of the stunning comet C/2020 F3 Neowise above Rome, of potentially hazardous asteroids, space stations and much more, specifically made for supporters like you!
(you can adjust the amount later)