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“Our interest in asteroid Apophis will essentially be for its scientific interest for the foreseeable future.”
As of Friday, NASA had pegged the chances of Apophis impacting Earth on Easter Sunday in 2036 as 1 in 10.9 million.
However, close shaves with asteroids are a pretty common occurrence for Earth.
Apophis is an asteroid of significant scientific interest, though. The European Space Agency’s Herschel observatory, currently in orbit around Earth, made new observations of Apophis during its latest approach.
Lyne Morissette, a marine researcher with the St. Lawrence Global Observatory, said the ice can move quickly, and while a split in the ice opened a pathway for the whales, the orcas are still inside the ice-covered Hudson Bay.
When two hunters, Jobie Epoo and Jamisee Weetaluktuk, went to check the ice before 8 a.m. ET on Thursday, they discovered the whales were gone.
Inukpuk said he is thankful to all those who offered to assist his community and help free the killer whales.
“This was exciting because it’s our [first] habitable-zone super Earth around a sun-type star,” Kepler astronomer Natalie Batalha said on Tues. at the 221st meeting of the American Astronomical Society, according to Space. KOI 172.02 is just one of 4 newly identified super-Earth-sized planets among the 461 new planet candidates recently discovered by the Kepler mission.