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Asteroid 442 Eichsfeldia was discovered by German astronomers Max Wolf and A. Schwassmann on February 15, 1899
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/442_Eichsfeldia

Centaur Object Chariklo was discovered by James V. Scotti on the 15th February 1997.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/10199_Chariklo

On February 15, 2013, 2012 DA14 passed approximately 27,700 km above the surface of Earth. 
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t47969517/asteroid-2012-da14/



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Meteorites

The Bachmut (L6) meteorite fell in Donetsk, Ukraine, on the 15th February, 1814.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t47829184/bachmut-meteorite/

The Launton (L6) meteorite fell in England, UK, on the 15th February, 1830.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t47829190/launton-meteorite/

The Dharwar (Chondrite) meteorite fell in Karnataka, India, on the 15th February, 1848.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t47829195/dharwar-meteorite/

The Juancheng (H5) meteorite fell in Shandong, China, on the 15th February, 1997.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t47829202/juancheng-meteorite/

The Ash Creek (L6 chondrite) meteorite fell in Texas USA, on the 15th February, 2009.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t25178430/austin-fireballs/

The Chelyabinsk meteor entered Earth's atmosphere over Russia on 15 February 2013
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t52653795/chelyabinsk-meteors/



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