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Russian Meteorite Wounds Hundreds!

Russian Meteorite Wounds Hundreds! | Sizzlin' News | Scoop.it

The image dipicts the moment a meteorite exploded in the sky above a  Russian town. The terrifying meteorite shower left more than 950 people injured, buildings devastated and the mobile network wiped out when it hit Russia this morning.

 

No reports of fatalities thus far.

 

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Large object flashed across the sky at 9.20am local time Pictures show a streak of smoke followed by several bright blasts of flames82 of the injured are children and two are in intensive careLanded in a lake near Chebarkul, a neighbouring town 6,000 square feet of a roof at a zinc factory collapsed One local said it ‘was like a scene from the Armageddon movie’Same day as Asteroid 2012 DA14, which is due to skim Earth’s orbit tonight
Sharla Shults's insight:

At first glance it may seem more than a coincidence that this meteorite shower has struck Earth just hours before asteroid 2012 DA14 is due to skim past our planet tonight. Yet astronomers say that a coincidence is all it is.

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Look up! 13 must-see stargazing events in 2013

Look up! 13 must-see stargazing events in 2013 | Sizzlin' News | Scoop.it
As 2012 comes to a close, some might wonder what is looming sky-wise for 2013.What celestial events might we look forward to seeing?
Sharla Shults's insight:

What can be 'hotter' than star-sizzling, star-gazing events? Step outside and enjoy the world!

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Louise Malbon-Reddix's curator insight, December 31, 2012 4:20 PM

Yes, Look up and enjoy the celestial event!!!