Sunday, July 21, 2024

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


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.