Fri. Apr 16th, 2021
Watch live: Asteroid Apophis will safely fly past Earth tonight

The large asteroid Apophis will move safely by Earth tonight (March 5) and a minimum of two astronomy broadcast providers plan to showcase the flyby in stay webcasts. 

Whereas private telescopes smaller than 12 inches in diameter will strain to see Apophis Friday, each the Slooh online observatory and the Digital Telescope Venture plan separate webcasts for the occasion. The broadcasts is not going to solely focus on the 2021 flyby, however may even drum up curiosity for a a lot nearer move in 2029, when Apophis will move inside 19,000 miles (31,000 kilometers) of Earth and be nearer than some high-altitude satellites

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