Asteroid 2012DA14 – Live Broadcast
Short post to inform those interested that Space.com will cover Asteroid 2012 DA14 will fly live. The link is here.
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REPOST: What would happen if 2012DA14 were not an asteroid, but a probe from another solar system? Of course,it isn’t, but this possibility is explored in my science fiction short story, A Taste of Earth (available free on Amazon, Smashwords, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, and others).
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Since this post is my most popular to date (next to The Standard Model in Layman’s Terms), as a public service it should be updated.
Depending on when you read this, Space.com may not be showing it any more.
Asteroid 2012 DA14 has already made its closest pass of Earth, but live video will be streamed from other telescopes as the Earth turns and as the asteroid flies off on its orbit around the sun.
5 p.m. ET (10 p.m. GMT): The Virtual Telescope Project 2.0 will present live video of the asteroid flyby from a telescope in Italy, weather permitting. Video site: Watch Virtual Telescope Project’s webcast.
6 p.m. ET (11 p.m. GMT): Weather permitting, the Clay Center Observatory in Massachusetts will stream real-time, high-definition video from 6 p.m. ET until 4 a.m. ET Saturday. Watch Clay Center video on Ustream.
9 p.m. ET (2 a.m. GMT): Slooh Space Camera plans to present several live shows about the asteroid flyby, accompanied by expert commentary. Weather permitting, imagery will be beamed to Slooh HQ from telescopes on the Canary Islands and in Arizona. Watch the show on Slooh.com.
9 p.m. ET (2 a.m. GMT): A video feed of the flyby from a telescope at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center will be streamed for three hours. During the live-streaming event, viewers can ask researchers questions about the flyby via Twitter or the Ustream chat window. Watch Marshall’s Ustream channel.
(source: NBC News)