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Thought it was fun to watch the countdown to September and other related information on the program can’t wait to see it impact !
https://dart.jhuapl.edu/
Gee if I had known there was so much to see I would have started decades ago ! :Astronomer1:

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Agreed.
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Hi Frank. That is a great article on the Dart project. Here is another link from NASA about this mission:
https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/asteroids- ... /in-depth/
Thanks for finding and sharing this information with us Frank and have a great weekend.
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Intriguing mission! Will be interesting to see if it deflects its target.

Latest update here: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/dart-sets- ... oid-target.

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Unitron48 wrote: Sat Sep 10, 2022 5:46 pm Intriguing mission! Will be interesting to see if it deflects its target.

Latest update here: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/dart-sets- ... oid-target.

Dave
Thanks for sharing !
The original link has a countdown to impact
Gee if I had known there was so much to see I would have started decades ago ! :Astronomer1:

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