Asteroid 2012 DA14 as it passed over Europe

Mohamed Laaifat Photographies in Normandy, France captured this image of asteroid 2012 DA14 as it swept over Europe on February 15, 2013.

Asteroid 2012 DA14 on February 15 via EarthSky Facebook friend Mohamed Laaifat. The asteroid is the faint line in the lower right of the photo. The other long streaks are long-exposure images of stars. Thank you, Mohamed! View larger.

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