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Impact in Russia

Post by Lazarus on 15th February 2013, 12:54 pm

Meteorite hits Russia, hundreds of people injured.

http://www.theage.com.au/environment/meteor-shower-over-russia-sees-meteorites-hit-earth-20130215-2ei2j.html

Haven't heard of any people being killed by this, fortunately.

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Re: Impact in Russia

Post by marasama on 20th February 2013, 2:59 pm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Russian_meteor_event
More pictures and the type of meteor.

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Re: Impact in Russia

Post by Lazarus on 26th February 2013, 2:08 pm

A preliminary reconstruction of the orbit of the Chelyabinsk Meteoroid
http://arxiv.org/abs/1302.5377

Apparently it was an Apollo asteroid.

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