Citizen Astronomers eVscope Asteroid Apophis March 7

We Got It: The Story of Astronomers and Citizen Astronomers Catching Hazardous Asteroid Apophis over Colorado and Louisiana

Franck Marchis, Chief Scientific Officer of Unistellar and Senior Astronomer at the SETI Institute, tells us the whole story, from the first hint to the latest successes about this unique citizen planetary defense campaign.   Like most things in science, it started with an email. On February 1, Josselin Desmars, from Observatoire de Paris, contacted…