Meteoroid appears over Russian city


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Meteorite slams into Russian city

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Postby Fu Manchu » Fri Feb 15, 2013 2:10 pm

This thread beat world news folks.

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Postby Fu Manchu » Fri Feb 15, 2013 2:22 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cd47Q44igI
Maybe fake but said to be the impact crater.
As one other person said, it doesn't matter, it's still pretty cool

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Postby Fu Manchu » Fri Feb 15, 2013 2:26 pm

Natural gas holes apparently

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Postby Fu Manchu » Fri Feb 15, 2013 2:26 pm

Fu Manchu wrote:Natural gas holes apparently

Thanks Jordan for finding that one out :)

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Meteorite slams into Russian city

Postby Lert » Fri Feb 15, 2013 2:29 pm

Sweet.. I hope DA14-2012 (a near earth object) misses us tonight. I'm assured it will, by 27,000km. :)
2006 - 543.5mm, 2007 - 701.5mm, 2008 - 833.5mm, 2009 - 579mm, 2010 - 631.5mm, 2011 - 872.5mm, 2012 - 770mm

2013 Jan 5mm YTD 5mm

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Postby Fu Manchu » Fri Feb 15, 2013 2:56 pm

Watch the door... Выбило ворота взрывной волной в Челябинске: http://t.co/7tK90lD3 via @youtube #RussianMeteor #meteor
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Re: Meteorite slams into Russian city

Postby floppy » Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:20 pm

wow some serious skid-mark-in-undies moments there
you can never always sometimes tell
when you least expect the most

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Postby Fu Manchu » Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:56 pm

One possible incase they forgot to carry the one in their calculations.
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Postby Fu Manchu » Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:21 pm

An excellent summary on the meteoroid
http://mobile.slate.com/blogs/bad_astro ... ussia.html

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Re: Meteoroid appears over Russian city

Postby Fu Manchu » Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:27 pm

Check this photo of the vapour and air or what ever still burning.
http://twitter.com/nowthisnews/status/3 ... 96/photo/1

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Postby Fu Manchu » Fri Feb 15, 2013 11:20 pm

http://74.mvd.ru/news/item/845855/
The local cops website.

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Postby Fu Manchu » Sat Feb 16, 2013 5:50 am

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Re: Meteoroid appears over Russian city

Postby floppy » Sat Feb 16, 2013 8:22 am

the meteorite was estimated to be around 45 tonnes
so far 60 tonnes has been recovered and put up for sale on e-bay*












* may not be true
you can never always sometimes tell
when you least expect the most

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Postby Fu Manchu » Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:13 am

That is a classic! =))

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Postby Fu Manchu » Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:42 am

Size and blast bigger than first thought.
http://www.space.com/19838-russian-mete ... id=dlvr.it

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