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Fabulous! Telescopes monitor the impact of the asteroid DART in deep space (videos)

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Telescopes here on Earth have captured the astonishing death of the asteroid probe DART in deep space.

DART shocked the Dimorphos, a moon of the larger asteroid Didymos, as planned on Monday evening (September 26), gave up its robotic life in the name of planetary defense. The dramatic impact occurred 7 million miles (11 million kilometers) from Earth, but some sharp-eyed bands on our planet have managed to detect it.

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