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Apophis poses no threat to Earth for at least next 100 years

Image sequence of asteroid Apophis, snapped on 28 February 2021 with the 0.25 m Ritchey-Chretien Telescope and QHY42 camera by G. Wells and D. Bamberger at Northolt Branch Observatories.
This compilation shows Apophis during three days of its flyby on 8,9 & 10 March 2021. NASA’s Deep Space Network’s (DSN) Goldstone facility and Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia worked in collaboration to obtain these images. Apophis was 16.9 million kilometers away, and each pixel has a resolution of 38.75 meters. (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech & NSF/AUI/GBO)

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Absolute Cosmos

Absolute Cosmos

The Cosmos is all that is or ever was or ever will be…