NASA | NPP Sees Aftermath of the Chelyabinsk Meteor Chelyabinsk meteor's plume of debris circles the globe

A meteor weighing metric tons exploded only above the city of Chelyabinsk in Russia on February Unlike previous such events, this time .

A meteoroid fell to Earth on February 15, streaking some 20 to 30 kilometers above the city of Chelyabinsk, Russia at 9:20am local time. Initially traveling at about 20 kilometers per second, its explosive deceleration after impact with the lower atmosphere created a flash brighter than the Sun.

A meteoroid fell to Earth on February 15 above Chelyabinsk, Russia. Its explosive impact with the lower atmosphere created a flash brighter than the Sun.

The Chelyabinsk meteor was a Near-Earth asteroid that entered Earth's atmosphere over Russia. It was traveling almost 60 times the speed of sound. The light from the meteor was brighter than the sun. About 1,500 people were injured seriously enough to seek medical treatment. All of the injuries were due to indirect effects rather than the meteor itself, mainly from broken glass from windows that were blown in when the shock wave arrived, minutes after the superbolide's flash.

The line of cloud across the sky is the train of a dawn meteor north of Chelyabinsk, Russia. The term “killer asteroid” might bring to m.

Chelyabinsk meteor had violent history before striking Earth

Chelyabinsk meteor had violent history before striking Earth

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12/30/2013 - Chelyabinsk meteorite hit the Earth like a warning shot fired from space - the meteorite is providing invaluable information to help protect against larger rocks that might pose a serious threat to Earth

Chelyabinsk meteorite hit the Earth like a warning shot fired from space

- Chelyabinsk meteorite hit the Earth like a warning shot fired from space - the meteorite is providing invaluable information to help protect against larger rocks that might pose a serious threat to Earth

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Scientists reveal the full power of the Chelyabinsk meteor explosion

The Chelyabinsk meteor streaking through the sky. It injured hundreds, damaging buildings, and bringing attention to the Earth as a potential target for rocky space bodies.

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Meteor above Chelyabinsk. This photograph of the meteor streaking through the sky above Chelyabinsk, Russia, on Feb. was taken by a local, M. The small asteroid was about 17 to 20 meters wide.

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Main mass of Chelyabinsk meteor, photo taken by Andrey Yarantsev at the Chelyabinsk State Museum of Local History shortly after recovery from Chebarkul Lake.

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Chelyabinsk Meteor: The Animated Movie - On February 15, 2013, a 60-foot (18-meter) wide chunk of rock streaked across the Russian sky at 42,500 miles per hour, breaking apart as it exploded with 500 kilotons of energy.

Chelyabinsk Meteor: The Animated Movie - On February a wide chunk of rock streaked across the Russian sky at miles per hour, breaking apart as it exploded with 500 kilotons of energy.

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The Chelyabinsk meteor that blazed a trail across the morning sky in Russia this past February left a shocking impact on not just the Ural Mountains region, but the entire world.  A new report published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters states the shockwave from the meteoric explosion on the morning of February 15, 2013 traveled around the globe — not once, but twice. | Red Orbit

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Chelyabinsk meteorite main impact site in the ice of Lake Chebarkul.

11/07/2013 - Scientists reveal the full power of the Chelyabinsk meteor explosion - at its most intense, meteor fireball glowed 30 times brighter than the sun causing skin and retinal burns, say researchers

Scientists reveal the full power of the Chelyabinsk meteor explosion

At its most intense, meteor fireball glowed 30 times brighter than the sun causing skin and retinal burns, say researchers

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