Friday, February 15, 2013

Watch Asteroid 2012 DA14’s Earth Fly-By Live



A List of Live Webcasts to Watch the Asteroid 2012 DA14’s Earth Fly-By


NASA Television (USA) - With commentary, the live feed will start at 19:00 UTC (UStream link)

Bareket Observatory (Israel) - The observatory will have a live feed of images refreshing every 30 - 60 seconds starting from 19.30 UTC

Virtual Telescope (Italy) -  Dr. Gianluca Masi will narrate and answer questions as he shares the minor planet’s motion through the sky beginning at 22:00 UTC

Slooh Space Camera (Canary Islands and Arizona) - Starting from 02:00 UTC (2/16), the webcast will provide views of the asteroid from observatories in the Canary Islands and in Arizona. The event will accompany real-time discussions with Slooh Space Camera’s Paul Cox, astronomer and author Bob Berman, and Prescott Observatory manager, Matt Francis.

NASA JPL (USA) - Near real-time imagery of the asteroid's flyby in Australia and Europe, weather permitting, will be streamed beginning at about 17:00 UTC

NASA MSFC (USA) - Watch a feed of the flyby from a telescope at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama starting at 02:00 UTC (2/16)

The Planetary Society (USA) - Join Planetary Society Director of Projects Bruce Betts and host of Planetary Radio, Mat Kaplan for the web stream starting from 19:50 UTC

GLORIA Project (Europe) - A number of GLORIA telescopes plan to observe the asteroid. Images will be uploaded to the website every ~5 minutes starting from 19:00 UTC

Clay Center Observatory (USA) - Rreal-time high-definition video from the Clay Center Observatory will be available from 23 UTC onwards.





Image courtesy of SLOOH

2 comments:

SMS said...

May be a mistake while calculating date of 21.12 .2012 there is a difference of two months only , calculated 5000 years ago

Konan said...

Very interesting stuff. This type of blogger should have more.

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