PIA16829: Fireball Flash over Russia
 Target Name:  Earth
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Product Size:  1920 x 1280 pixels (w x h)
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This image shows the flash above Chelyabinsk, Russia, from the fireball streaking through the sky on Feb. 15, 2013. The small asteroid was approximately 56 to 66 feet (17 to 20 meters) in diameter. The picture was taken by a local, M. Ahmetvaleev.

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Copyright M. Ahmetvaleev

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