This Meteor ‘Exploded’ Over Greenland, But Nobody Saw It. Here’s Why It Matters.

This Meteor ‘Exploded’ Over Greenland, But Nobody Saw It. Here’s Why It Matters.

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By Jeanna Bryner, Live Science Managing Editor | August 8, 2018 05:27pm ET Since there aren’t any images of the Greenland fireball, here’s an illustration of a space rock burning up as it enters Earth’s atmosphere. Credit: Vadim Sadovski/Shutterstock A fireball that streaked across the…

NEOWISE Thermal Data Reveal Surface Properties of Over 100 Asteroids

NEOWISE Thermal Data Reveal Surface Properties of Over 100 Asteroids

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Analysis of asteroids like Lutetia was used in the Josef Hanuš-led paper on asteroid thermophysical modeling. Lutetia is a large main belt asteroid about 62 miles (100 kilometers) in diameter. Lutetia was visited by ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft in 2010. Credits: ESA 2010…

Dazzling fireball streaks across sky over European Russia (VIDEOS)

Dazzling fireball streaks across sky over European Russia (VIDEOS)

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Published time: 22 Jun, 2018 07:22Edited time: 22 Jun, 2018 07:56 Get short URL ©www.instagram.com/svetlankako Residents of the European part of Russia have reported a bright fireball lighting up the sky, which was emitting a blinding light. Theories on social media varied…