Potentially Hazardous Asteroid (99942) Apophis: new image (4 Jan. 2013)
The famous potentially hazardous asteroid (99942) Apophis is on its way to reach the minimum (but very large to be safe) distance of 15 millions of km from us in a few days.
The Virtual Telescope team is constantly following it and the image above comes from tonight. For this, the 14″ robotic unit was remotely used.
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