Jokes/Interweb Things Thread, Meteor Shower Over Russia Causes Light Show In The Lower Atmosphere in Fun Stuff; Originally Posted by edutech4schools
Why do so many drivers record the road in front of them?
Accident cameras are quite ...
15th February 2013, 11:19 AM #16
Accident cameras are quite common in some parts, especially where there can be some dispute, they usually keep something like the last 15min of footage in a rolling cycle and you can hit a button to save it or an inbuilt accelerometer will detect a crash and cut off like a black box.
Originally Posted by edutech4schools
Lots of commercial companies use them in their fleet vehicles which can help with insurance.
Last edited by SYNACK; 15th February 2013 at 11:22 AM.
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15th February 2013, 11:21 AM #17
15th February 2013, 11:57 AM #18
There are reports that say the meteor was 10 tons before impact with the Earth's atmosphere.
Link: Asteroid is passing close to Earth and a meteor struck Russia : Sports : miNBCnews.com
15th February 2013, 12:00 PM #19
15th February 2013, 12:22 PM #20
THERE IT IS!!! I've been waiting for one of these...
Originally Posted by Geoff
15th February 2013, 12:57 PM #21
15th February 2013, 01:51 PM #22
Footage from inside an office and store room:
15th February 2013, 03:03 PM #23
Twitter Pic: Hole in the ice made by meteor debris falling through the atmosphere over Russia:
Twitter link: Hole in Chebarkul Lake made by#RussianMeteor debris [This picture has not yet been confirmed by other sources: Looks very round/symmetrical]
Last edited by DaveP; 15th February 2013 at 03:05 PM.
15th February 2013, 06:38 PM #24
Here is something else you might also have been waiting for:
Originally Posted by Little-Miss
15th February 2013, 10:53 PM #25
The estimated dimensions before impact with the atmosphere now stand at:
Originally Posted by DaveP
Link: Russia Meteor Not Linked to Asteroid Flyby - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
...Based on the duration of the event, it was a very shallow entry. It was larger than the meteor over Indonesia on Oct. 8, 2009. Measurements are still coming in, and a more precise measure of the energy may be available later. The size of the object before hitting the atmosphere was about 49 feet (15 meters) and had a mass of about 7,000 tons...
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