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(Sky & Telescope)   Scientists are learning more about the Russian meteor (including pics of what the explosion looked like from a weather satellite)   ( skyandtelescope.com) divider line
    More: Followup, meteors, Sky & Telescope, Russians, Russia, circular orbit, Perihelion, asteroid belt, weather satellites  
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2013-03-07 11:37:39 AM  
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2013-03-07 12:04:59 PM  
3 votes:
I am still keeping my fingers that Comet C/2013 A1 strikes Mars next year. Not only would it be an amazing show, I can say things like "Not only did curiosity kill the cat, a comet killed the Curiosity."
2013-03-07 04:02:49 PM  
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Loadmaster: lostcat: (including pics of what the explosion looked like from a weather satellite)
Did they take those pics down or am I just not operating the Internet properly this morning?

Yeah, I thought the same thing. Then I found the link in the article:
http://i.space.com/images/i/000/026/276/i02/russia-meteor-meteosat-9 .j pg?1360942745

Which looks like this:

[i.space.com image 575x469]

The need to use a faster shutter speed or a tripod or something on that satellite cause it's all blurry and shiat.
2013-03-07 01:15:21 PM  
1 vote:
                   Now we go after moose & squirrel!

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2013-03-07 12:41:06 PM  
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