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Russian scientists want to save us from the Apophis asteroid

The orbit of Apophis

The orbit of Apophis

The 270 meters asteroid was first discovered in 2004, when scientists estimated that the chances of hitting the earth in 2029 would be 1 in37.

Furthermore analysis removed the possibility of an impact, astronomers currently considering that the Apophis asteroid will pass about 29,450 kilometers from Earth’s surface. (more…)