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Fallen to the ground in the area of Chelyabinsk meteorite weighed about 10 tons

Fallen the areaFallen to the ground in the area of Chelyabinsk meteorite weighed about 10 tons, and its energy was a few kilotons. Such data are the Academy of Sciences of Russia. Heavenly body fell into the atmosphere at a speed of 15-20 kilometers per second, collapsed at an altitude of 30-50 km, the movement of the fragments at high speed caused a powerful glow and a strong shock wave.

The main part of the substance of the falling body was burned, and the fragments that remain stalled and could fall to the ground as meteorites.
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Posted by on February 15, 2013 in Historical, Mysterious

 

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