2012 DA14 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 2012 DA14


Divers scour Russian lake after meteor strike injures 1,200

Feb 16, 2013 - 7:42 PM

Divers scoured the bottom of a Russian lake on Saturday February 16 for fragments of a meteorite that plunged to Earth in a blinding fireball whose shockwave injured 1 200 people and damaged thousands of homes

METEORITE EXPLOSION. A meteorite streaks across the sky in Russia. Screen shot from Youtube.

Video: Asteroid flies by Earth

Feb 16, 2013 - 5:57 PM

Mark Vornhusen captures images of 2012 DA14 asteroid from Greenbelt early morning Saturday

Image courtesy of www.nasa.gov

Rogue asteroids, comets to brighten 2013 skies

Jan 06, 2013 - 11:16 AM

Astronomers are gearing for thrills this year when Earth gets buzzed by two rogue asteroids and two comets including a wanderer last seen by the forerunners of mankind blaze across the sky

An image at night taken on 26 April 2010 at the ESO Astronomical Site Monitor on Cerro Armazones in the Chilean desert, located near ESO's Paranal Observatory, home of the Very Large Telescope (VLT). AFP PHOTO/ESO