Near-Earth Asteroid 2023 DZ2 very close encounter: a image – 22 Mar. 2023
While waiting to show it live, online, we captured the near-Earth asteroid 2023 DZ2 while safely coming very close and getting brighter. Here it is our image.
The image above comes from the average of six, 30-second exposures, remotely taken with the C14 + Paramount ME + SBIG ST8-XME robotic unit available at Virtual Telescope.
At the imaging time, asteroid 2023 DZ2 was at about 1.8 millions of km from us and was safely approaching our planet, while getting brighter and brigther.
This 41-92 meters large asteroid (source: Nasa/JPL) was discovered on 27 Feb. 2023 and announced on 16 Mar. 2023. Of course, there are no risks at all for our planet.
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