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Question If asteroids careen through the solar system at 25 km/second, how far away would we have to detect one in order to have a year's notice to prepare for an impact, as was portrayed in the movie Deep Impact? How far away is that relative to the planets in our solar system?

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    Lunar and Planetary Science,NSDL,Space Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080221141746464T,NSDL_SetSpec_2669651

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