Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Apophis to Pass Earth Tonight

According to this article at Fox News, new observations show that the asteroid is 1,066 feet wide, which is 20% larger than the prior estimate of 885 feet. This also translates to a 75% increase in the volume or mass, according to the article. The asteroid is calculated to make another pass by of Earth in 2029 and 2036. The article has information and a link to where you can watch web-casts of the fly-by.

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