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Question We have located an asteroid heading directly for the Earth. It is now 1.6 million km away from the Earth, about 4 times the distance from the Earth to the Moon. The asteroid is travelling at 25 km/second. How long will it be from the time of discovery at a distance of 1.6 million kilometers to impact on the Earth?

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    Lunar and Planetary Science,NSDL,Space Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080221141744580T,NSDL_SetSpec_2669651

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