The DA14 asteroid will give the Earth a close shave next week, but, as this animation generated by NASA shows, there will be no impact as it passes within the Earth-moon orbital system on February 15. NASA generated this footage using its Eyes on the Solar System software. The 45-meter-wide asteroid, which weighs some 130,000 tonnes, is predicted to come withing 17,200 miles (27,700 kilometers) of the planet.