Advent of Code 2019 Solutions (25 Part Series)
No IntCodes today, just too many asteroids.
We home in on the distress call to find the elves trying to find the best place to monitor the asteroids. Of course we need to stop and help them, as this is our best chance of getting through the asteroid belt in one piece.
Part 1 has us scanning for a new monitoring station location, optimized for the best view of the spinning rocks.
With slopes and distances safely under our belt, the elves decide to just blow everything up. Part 2 is doing some calculations to settle a bet on the results of their spinning asteroid destruction laser beam.
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