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[email protected] Special Event: Planetary Defenders

September 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Image: NASA/Johns Hopkins APL NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft will crash into the asteroid DImorphos in the first-ever attempt to nudge an asteroid off course, and we will be watching in real-time! DImorphus, the tiny moon of asteroid Didymos, is not a threat to earth, but astronomers will watch to see if the moonlet’s orbit changes after the impact. This will help determine how we might protect earth...

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