An asteroid about half the size of a football field will zoom past Earth on Feb. 15, closer than the man-made satellites that power GPS, says NASA....It should be 8th magnitude, and moving fast -- " traveling at a speed equal to twice the width of a full moon every minute."
At its closest point, the asteroid will only be 17,200 miles above our planet’s surface.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Might Be Worth Getting Binoculars Out To Watch
It's going to be close. From January 31, 2013 Fox News: