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On Asteroid Day, the Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite took a photo of a Gauss Bluff crater in the northern region of Australia.


On Asteroid Day, the Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite took a photo of a Gauss Bluff crater in the northern region of Australia.


GossesBluff crater shows in Australia.Its diameter is about 22 km, it is most likely to have been capped by a large comet or meteorite about 140 million years ago.The Ess satellite Copernicus Watchdog-2A takes over the Gauss Bluff crater in the northern region of Australia, the crater appears in the left center of the image, and has a diameter of about 22 km.Researchers believe that the crater formed 140 million years ago after hitting a comet or meteorite.

The image shows an extremely arid region with some vegetation appearing in red colors along rivers and lakes, and the intense colors in this image represent the mineralogical composition of the land surface, clearly due to lack of vegetation Is visible.The west MacDonnell range can be seen in the upper part of the image, and part of the Peterman range is shown in the lower section.
 The entrance to Australia’s inner desert region, called the Red Center, is a crater about 200 km west of Alice Springs.

On the occasion of Asteroid Day, people from all over the world get a chance to learn about asteroids together.What we can do to protect our planet, families, communities, and future generations from asteroid impacts, takes place each year on 30 June, the anniversary of the largest asteroid impact in recent history, the 1908 Tunguska event in Siberia.