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Comet Making Closest Approach Ever of Earth


Science & Tech  (tags: comet, earth, science, space, nasa )

Giana
- 2323 days ago - news.yahoo.com
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A recently discovered comet is closer than it's ever been to Earth, and stargazers in the Northern Hemisphere finally get to see it.



   

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Andy Beak (0)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 4:42 am
Not quite as close as that thing that came to visit Russia :p Are there any plans for us to try and retrieve samples from this comet?
 

Tim C (2420)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 9:26 am
Thanks
 

Roger G (148)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 1:56 pm
noted, thanks !
 

Edvanir L (77)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 8:49 pm
I heard that it's not a good idea to break apart a big asteroid, once we would have many babies asteroids coming in our direction. I hope American government knows that!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday March 7, 2013, 4:52 am
Thanks.
 

Lindsay K (6)
Thursday March 7, 2013, 8:58 am
What a photo! Thanks
 

James merritt jr (144)
Thursday March 7, 2013, 2:30 pm
Thank you.
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Friday March 8, 2013, 3:04 pm
Noted. So interesting, thanks, Giana.
 

Ilona a (51)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 9:11 am
noted, thank you
 

Klaus Peters (14)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 8:08 am
One day it WILL happen, a massive collision, hopefully not. Nature works in Millions of years and are we due for a huge impact? The way we treat our planet, I am sorry to say, we deserve it.
 
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