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Apophis asteroid today will approach to the Earth at a distance of 14,460,000 km- VIDEO PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 09 January 2013 07:58

According to press release of NASA, a potentially dangerous for the Earth asteroid Apophis will fly today at 15.43 Moscow time at a distance of 0.0966605 AU (the average distance from the Earth to the Sun), which is about 14.46 million kilometers. 300-meter asteroid Apophis (2004 MN4) is now considered as the most serious threat to the Earth from space, as estimated by NASA scientists, in April 2029 the asteroid Apophis will fly by Earth at a distance of about 36,000 kilometers, at the height of the geostationary satellites, because of that Apophis could change its orbit so that in 2036 could hit the Earth (see the video at the bottom of this article). Moving of Apophis will be free to watch online on Slooh.com, since its movements will be watching the camera Slooh Space Camera. Vladimir Popovkin, head of the Russian Space Agency in October 2012 said, that planned to run from 2020 to Apophis a spacecraft for installation on the surface of the asteroid Apophis a radio beacon, THE VIDEO:

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