Russian Dash Cam Captures Meteorite Entering Earth’s Atmosphere
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Turn your speakers down! If you haven’t heard, there’s a 150 foot asteroid that’s coming close to planet earth. According to the entire internet, a meteor hit Russia on Friday (Feb. 15). Around 950 folks were injured.
According to Rt.com:
Around 950 people have sought medical attention in Chelyabinsk alone because of the disaster, the region’s governor Mikhail Yurevich told RIA Novosti. Over 110 of them have been hospitalized and two of them are in heavy condition. Among the injured there are 159 children, Emergency ministry reported.
Army units found three meteorite debris impact sites, two of which are in an area near Chebarkul Lake, west of Chelyabinsk. The third site was found some 80 kilometers further to the northwest, near the town of Zlatoust. One of the fragments that struck near Chebarkul left a crater six meters in diameter.
Here are two videos and some pictures of the destruction.
Entering view at about 0:10
Cell Phone View of Vapor left in atmophere – explosion (sonic boom?) at 0:12
Picture of where the meteorite crash landed
Closer view of building
Windows shattered by the boom