US-SPACE-ASTRONOMY-ASTEROID [La Nasa difunde primeras imágenes del asteroide que “rozará” la Tierra]


This image courtesy of NASA obtained February 15, 2013 shows an image depicting asteroid 2012 DA14 as it was seen on February 14, 2013, at a distance of 465,000 miles (748,000 kilometers). The image from an animation was created by astronomers at the Remanzacco Observatory in Italy using observations obtained remotely from the Faulkes Telescope South in Siding Springs, Australia. The images were taken with Faulkes Telescope South in Siding Springs, Australia, operated by Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network by E.Gomez. The animation was made by Remanzacco Observatory, Australia. The asteroid is the large bright spot moving near the middle of the field of view. The other dots are stars in the background. = RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT ” AFP PHOTO / NASA/LCOGT/E. Gomez/Faulkes South/Remanzacco Observatory/” – NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS =