Meteor Strike In Russia blog! Excellent information. METEOR UPDATES LIVE
From the Russian Academy of Sciences (article in RU):
“The object was “a few meters” across, but weighed around 10 tons and had a total energy of “a few kilotons.” It entered the atmosphere at a speed of 15-20 km/second and broke up an altitude of 30-50 kilometers.”
Kilotons! Holy crap batman!
Via @sgtgary in twitter, the Russian Meteor appears to visible on Met-7 satellite imagery.
Grab your tinfoil – meteor conspiracy!
“Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the head of the Russian Liberal-Democratic Party, said that no meteor fell in the Urals on Friday the US “tested a new weapon” over the region, he claimed.”
Best photo of the meteor comes from
Stay safe friends.