Thursday, June 02, 2016
Small Asteroid Explodes over Arizona
Source - Space Weather News for June 2, 2016: http://spaceweather.com
SMALL ASTEROID EXPLODES OVER ARIZONA: During the early hours of June 2nd, a 3-meter wide asteroid struck Earth's atmosphere over Arizona. The resulting explosion shook the ground and blinded cameras with a flash of light 10x brighter than the full Moon. Meteorite hunters are now scouring the landscape north of Tucson for fragments of the space rock.
Visit http://spaceweather.com for more information and updates on this developing story.
Image credit: Space Weather News and Mike Lerch