Video Credit: NASA (posted 2/20/2013)
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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Saturday, February 16, 2013
The following video has one of the best shots of the meteor coming in through the atmosphere over Russia:
The following video captures the sound of the explosion from the meteor:
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Editor's Update 2/17/2012: NASA Scientists now believe that the meteor that exploded over Russian was approximately 55 feet wide, weighed approximately 10,000 tons and was travelling at approximately 40,000 mph. They've rated the explosion at 500 kilotons, 30 times more powerful than the Hiroshima bomb.
Posted by John@EarthDirectory at 5:10 PM
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Asteroid 2012 DA14 is coming very close to us on February 15th, but will definitely not hit the Earth. The above video will explain all about it. To learn more about near earth objects, check out EarthDirectory's directory of near earth object sites at www.earthdirectory.net/neo.
Posted by John@EarthDirectory at 12:55 PM