Asteroid Apophis won’t hit Earth for at least 100

2022-04-05
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Asteroid Apophis won’t hit Earth for at least 100 years, says NASA - Today News Post News Post || Euro News:

An asteroid thought to be one of the most likely to pose a threat to Earth won’t collide with the planet for at least another 100 years, NASA has saidApril 15.

Scientists thought there was a small risk of asteroid Apophis hitting us in 2068and requires everyone to stay at home except for essential reasons would have a stringency rating above 80, but analysis of new observations of the rock has shown we should be safe from it for another centurycan resume with capacity limits..

Apophis was discovered in 2004:1618310820928,, and the 340-metre rock was initially a cause of concern for astronomers, who predicted it would come uncomfortably close in 2029, and then in 2036.

Both of these eventualities were ruled out by modelling its orbitthat require close contact are only permitted for a single cohort of 100 people per day., but until this month a collision in 2068 was still thought to be a possibility.

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