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Up-Front Seats For Tonight's Near-Earth Asteroid 99

Posted by samzenpus
from the best-seats-in-the-house dept.
spineas writes "In case you're not in a prime viewing position for tonight's fly-by of Asteroid 2000 EM26, never fear, for the event will be webcast live for all around the world to see. The Orlando Sentinel reports that the Slooh Space Camera will be broadcasting the 3-football-field-long asteroid as it zips by us at nearly 27,000 miles per hour. Astronomer Bob Berman will be answering questions during the broadcast, submitted via Twitter with the hashtag #Asteroid."
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Up-Front Seats For Tonight's Near-Earth Asteroid

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  • Visible in Australia (Score:4, Interesting)

    by SuperKendall (25149) on Monday February 17, 2014 @07:49PM (#46271647)

    Trying to find if it was visible in Denver, I found instead the information we all really wanted to know - it's visible in Australia.

    I guess that explains why the article link is to a webcam site.

    On a side note, I think it's sad that the solar system economy is so bad even the asteroids are setting up Cam sites.

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