Asteroid?

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Offline miriam0920

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Asteroid?
« on: 20/09/2008 21:56:27 »
Does anybody knows about a supposely asteroid that will hit earth in 2028?

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« Reply #1 on: 20/09/2008 22:04:23 »
Wiki has some estimates of chances of asteroid impacts..

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Impact_event

The one you are thinking about maybe 99942 Apophis which has a chance (1 in 17 but down graded recently) in 2029 but, if it misses, gets a second go some years later.

A more full analysis is...

http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/risk/