Thursday, June 02, 2016

Small Asteroid Explodes over Arizona

Source - Space Weather News for June 2, 2016:

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.

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Image credit: Space Weather News and Mike Lerch

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