Although it has been well established that Asteroid 2012 DA14 will not impact Earth on February 15, the historic closeness of the flyby, falling within the planet’s ring of geostationary satellites, has captured the public imagination. Have a look at the 49 m asteroid that will soon make its closest approach.
See how close asteroid 2012 DA14 will come to hitting the Earth, in this SPACE.com Infographic.
Source SPACE.com: All about our solar system, outer space and exploration