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Chelyabinsk meteorite from Russia

  • Chelyabinsk meteorite from Russia
  • Chelyabinsk meteorite from Russia
  • Chelyabinsk meteorite from Russia
  • Chelyabinsk meteorite from Russia
The Chelyabinsk meteor was a superbolide caused by a near-Earth asteroid that entered Earth's atmosphere over Russia on 15 February 2013 at about 09:20 YEKT (03:20 UTC), with a speed of 19.16 +/- 0.15 kilometres per second (60,000 - 69,000 km/h or 40,000- 42,900 mph). It quickly became a brilliant superbolide meteor over the southern Ural region. The light from the meteor was brighter than the Sun, even at 100 km distance. It was observed over a wide area of the region and in neighboring republics. Eyewitnesses also felt intense heat from the fireball.

Stone, ordinary chondrite (LL5)
From: Russia
Fall: February 15, 2013
Size: 1.75'' x 1.25'' x 1''
Weight: 43.7 grams

$ 874.00

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