Russian Meteorite Impact Captured on Security Camera

Russian Meteorite

Asteroids and meteors have been a common topic of discussion this past year, particularly following February's massive explosion over the Russian town, Chelyabinsk. Exploding with the force of several Hiroshima bombs, the 500 kiloton boom killed townsfolk and razed buildings.

While it may be a few months after the fact, it also seems that the rock, still moving at many times the speed of sound, was captured on a household security camera. Shown above, the SETI institute video is a part of a much larger research paper archiving the damage caused by the meteor, and what we can expect down the road.

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  • rodbowler
    As I recall, there were no fatalties, and the worst building damage was a collapsed factory roof.
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  • will1220
    Umm... I don't know where you get your information but zero deaths have been reported due to the Chelyabinsk meteor.
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  • rodbowler
    As I recall, there were no fatalties, and the worst building damage was a collapsed factory roof.
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