Asteroid 2012 DA14: In Line For a Rim Shot

"Duck! Here comes asteroid 2012 DA14, grazing close to where you live on February 15th! 

No, this is not End of the World Part 2.  No, it’s not a delayed reaction to the end of the Mayan Long Count calendar.  In fact this asteroid is guaranteed to NOT hit us right now.  Guaranteed! 

What this is, in fact, is a reasonably sizeable rock passing reasonably close to the Earth.”

Learn more about the approaching asteroid from astronomer Ben Burress.

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