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The Slooh online observatory will broadcast reside views of the near-Earth asteroid Apophis because it makes an in depth however secure flyby of our planet right now (March 5) at eight p.m. EST (0100 GMT on Saturday). Slooh’s webcast will function photographs of Apophis from Slooh’s remotely operated observatories in Chile and the Canary Islands.
“We’ll be monitoring Apophis a lot of the night time,” Slooh’s chief astronomical officer Paul Cox advised House.com. “I will be internet hosting the reside star celebration, and our visitors are Bob Berman and Dr. Mike Shaw. We’ll be discussing Apophis, the dangers near-Earth objects pose to Earth, our historic protection of Apophis, and Slooh’s legacy monitoring these near-Earth asteroid passes since 2008.”
You’ll be able to watch the webcast reside within the window above, courtesy of Slooh, and Slooh members can view it at Slooh.com. Non-members can join a free 7-day membership trial here.
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