Started by Ljubiša, February 15, 2013, 09:22:01 am
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QuoteA meteor streaked across the sky in eastern Russia Friday (Feb. 15), unleashing a powerful blast that shattered windows, damaged buildings and may have caused injuries, according to Russian officials and news reports. The surprising celestial sight occurred in the Russian region of the Ural Mountains and is initially being attributed to a meteor explosion in the atmosphere by authorities, according to a Reuters report. Up to 100 injuries have been reported, as well as the discovery of a meteorite from the event, according to the Associated Press.
Quote from: NShappy on February 15, 2013, 09:33:59 amE, ajd otvorite novu temu za ovaj događaj. Počeli smo i ovde: http://forum.astronomija.co.rs/astronomija/astronomija-i-astro-dogadjaji-u-medijima-misljenja-kritike-osvrti/new/#newA nije mu mesto ni tamo ni ovde.
QuoteAccording to unconfirmed reports, the meteorite was intercepted by an air defense unit at the Urzhumka settlement near Chelyabinsk. A missile salvo blew the meteorite to pieces at an altitude of 20 kilometers, local newspaper Znak reports quoting a source in the military.
Quote9:36 GMT: There is a high chance that another meteorite could enter the Earth's atmosphere in the next few hours, Sergey Smirnov from Pulkovo Observatory told Vesti news channel.
QuoteThree areas where meteorite debris fell have been discovered by emergency teams, police reported.