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Asteroid 2012 DA14: Video Captures Perspective Of Near-Miss Space Rock (VIDEO)

14/02/2013 09:11 | Updated 15 April 2013

When the 150-foot wide asteroid DA14 passes ridiculously close to the Earth on Friday, this is what it will see.

A computer generated video has used data from Nasa to show visually just how near the rock will come to slamming into our planet.

(In case you're wondering, the distance is about 17,000 miles - within the orbit of many satellites.)

Fortunately there is no chance of a disaster: astronomers say it's perfectly safe.

So... do you trust them?

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