In an introduction to a new series of shows, join Slooh’s Paul Cox to observe comets and asteroids. We’ll watch real-time images of these intriguing and potentially deadly objects direct from Slooh’s Canary Islands observatory.
Slooh Space Camera to Track near-Earth Asteroid Apophis as it Passes by Earth
Please visit Slooh.com for live images of the asteroid, if the video is on a loop
Credit: Slooh.com Apophis, Named after an ancient Egyptian mythological demon, is a near-Earth asteroid with an estimated diameter of almost three football fields (270m), will make its close approach to Earth this week. Slooh Space Camera will cover its near-approach on Wednesday, January 9th, with several live shows on Slooh.com, free to the public, starting at 4 PM PST / 7 PM EST / 00:00 UTC (1/10) – International times here: http://goo.gl/ud5UL – accompanied by real-time discussions with Slooh President, Patrick Paolucci, Slooh Outreach Coordinator and Engineer, Paul Cox, and Documentary Filmmaker, Duncan Copp. Viewers can watch live on their PC or IOS/Android mobile device. (more…)