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Apophis

the snake god; most important of demons. [Ancient Egypt. Rel.: Parrinder, 24]
See: Demon

Apophis

opponent of sun god Ra. [Egyptian Myth.: Benét, 43]
See: Night
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com/here-are-odds-giant-apophis-asteroid-will-hit-earth-2578236) the chances of Apophis striking Earth are as low as one in 100,000.
According to forecasts, on Friday 13th in 2029, the asteroid 99942 Apophis, with a diameter of 320 meters, will pass dangerously near the Earth.
After years of observing its orbit, scientists now know that Apophis will miss us both years, but there's still a 1-in-100,000 chance that it'll hit Earth in the next 100 years.
That's when Apophis will pass Earth at a distance of only 30,000 Kilometers.
Tiamat, Yamm, Mot, and Apophis, who represent chaos in Enuma Elish, Baal- Cycle, and Re-Apophis respectively, are embodied.
For comparison, asteroid (99942) Apophis is expected to approach Earth to within 0.
Apres s'etre approche de la Terre en janvier dernier, l'asteroide Apophis la frolera en toute securite en 2029: l'agence spatiale francaise veut en profiter pour aller l'etudier de pres, car un risque de collision n'est pas completement exclu pour 2068.
After precisely tracking the asteroid 99942 Apophis with radar during its January flyby, astronomers are now certain that it won't strike Earth in 2036.
This asteroid, (99942) Apophis, will be visible to the naked eye as seen from the UK if the skies are clear.
An asteroid known as Apophis, which is about 1,000 feet wide and has the potential to wipe a nation off the face of the planet in a direct hit, is expected to come within 20,000 miles of Earth in 2029.
Although an impact with a large (~10 km) to medium (~300 m) sized, or diameter, asteroid is unlikely, still it is not negligible as the recent case of the asteroid Apophis has demonstrated.
The asteroid called 99942 Apophis, long billed as a "doomsday asteroid," buzzed the Earth at past 8 a.