PIA16828: Fireball Streaking over Russia
Target Name: Earth
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
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This photograph of the meteor streaking through the sky above Chelyabinsk, Russia, on Feb. 15, 2013, was taken by a local, M. Ahmetvaleev. The small asteroid was about 56 to 66 feet (17 to 20 meters) wide.

Image Credit:
Copyright M. Ahmetvaleev

Image Addition Date:
2013-02-16