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A Russian emergencies official says at least 1 meteorite has fallen in Chelyabinsk region

Posted on 02/14/2013 9:46:55 PM PST by ConservativeMan55

MOSCOW — A Russian emergencies official says at least one meteorite has fallen in Chelyabinsk region.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: 2012da14; asteroid; catastrophism; chebarkul; chelyabinsk; meteorite; meteoriteexplosion; russia; space; yekaterinburg
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1 posted on 02/14/2013 9:47:01 PM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55

People on Twitter who have seen this thing say it’s unreal and HUGE


2 posted on 02/14/2013 9:47:34 PM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55

Ah here’s the video at the link below

http://english.ruvr.ru/2013_02_15/Meteorite-crash-in-Russia-explosions-in-Chelyabinsk/


3 posted on 02/14/2013 9:48:36 PM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55

Link? Twitter link?


4 posted on 02/14/2013 9:49:20 PM PST by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: ConservativeMan55

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=1W90i4nZZAQ


5 posted on 02/14/2013 9:50:09 PM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: saganite

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=1W90i4nZZAQ

WOW!!!!!!


6 posted on 02/14/2013 9:51:56 PM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55

I am watching vid links, now.

Wow. That was something!

http://www.godlikeproductions.com/forum1/message2140003/pg1


7 posted on 02/14/2013 9:52:05 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: ConservativeMan55
Multiple videos of this event: Russian Meteorite Footage
8 posted on 02/14/2013 9:53:16 PM PST by Pyro7480 (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: ConservativeMan55; KevinDavis; SunkenCiv
meteorites fall all the time, but this one might have been the big one!! ............... Asteroid 2012 DA14: 5 Surprising Facts About Friday's Earth Flyby Fox News ‎- 15 hours ago While there is no chance that asteroid 2012 DA14 will hit Earth this Friday, the asteroid's flyby is history-making for several other reasons. ................. did DA14 hit??
9 posted on 02/14/2013 9:53:29 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: ConservativeMan55

http://rt.com/news/meteorite-crash-urals-chelyabinsk-283/

Meteorite crash in Russia: UFO fears spark panic in the Urals (VIDEO, PHOTOS)


10 posted on 02/14/2013 9:54:27 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: berdie

later


11 posted on 02/14/2013 9:54:51 PM PST by berdie
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To: Las Vegas Dave

Neat video.


12 posted on 02/14/2013 9:55:29 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: ConservativeMan55
Hopefully nothing like the one at Tunguska Forest of Siberia in 1908. That one knocked over more than 80 Million trees.


13 posted on 02/14/2013 9:55:42 PM PST by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: ConservativeMan55

This thing was loud and visible in a city of Yekaterinburg some 200 miles north of Chelyabinsk. You can find dash-cam videos in youtube already. It was spotted all across the middle and south Urals and west Siberia. I think it was really huge.


14 posted on 02/14/2013 9:56:46 PM PST by cunning_fish
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To: GeronL

PArts of DA14 probably did hit; given how closely the Chelyabinsk meteorite(s) arrived to the time of the main flyby, they’re probably pieces of it. DA14 itself isn’t due for another 12 hours or so though.


15 posted on 02/14/2013 9:57:44 PM PST by Little Pig (Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici.)
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To: Little Pig

leading edge debris in front of DA14 I guess


16 posted on 02/14/2013 9:58:25 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: ConservativeMan55

SAw this on abovetopsecret about 45 minutes ago.....didn’t believe it. Think I’m heading out to set up a camera w/fisheye lens.


17 posted on 02/14/2013 10:00:25 PM PST by colinhester
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To: ConservativeMan55
There was also a 6.6-6.9 earthquake in some part of Russia (USGS is messed since Obama is Prez- they describe it as 83 m from Serbia, but it looks thousands of miles away from Serbia) http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000f76f#summary
18 posted on 02/14/2013 10:01:42 PM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: PghBaldy

There seems to be some percussion and broken glass.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=MwzYnJ5rIjw


19 posted on 02/14/2013 10:03:41 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: colinhester; ConservativeMan55

so.. the chances that more debris will hit as the earth spins?.... everyone check your camera batteries!


20 posted on 02/14/2013 10:04:03 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

http://storify.com/andrewBnicla/ufo-meteorite-plane-or-rocket-explodes-in-the-sky


21 posted on 02/14/2013 10:06:17 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

2 smoke trails... it broke up before it hit


22 posted on 02/14/2013 10:06:35 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

FWIW, even tiny meteorites the size of your fist can create this type of blidning light.


23 posted on 02/14/2013 10:06:47 PM PST by LukeL (Barack Obama: Jimmy Carter 2 Electric Boogaloo)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Are we going to be able to see this in North America at all? If so, is there a website or something that gives an approximate time of flyover? Those vids are frightening, really... Still, would stay up all night/day looking at the sky for a chance to see it... (I’m in WI)


24 posted on 02/14/2013 10:07:10 PM PST by LibertyRocks
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To: ConservativeMan55

Thanks for posting the video link!

Exciting stuff!


25 posted on 02/14/2013 10:07:23 PM PST by ASOC (What are you doing now that Mexico has become OUR Chechnya?)
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To: LukeL

I didn’t know that. But this doesn’t look tiny.


26 posted on 02/14/2013 10:07:30 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

Yeah baby!!


27 posted on 02/14/2013 10:07:30 PM PST by colinhester
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To: GeronL

Yeah, I found the two smoke trails rather interesting.


28 posted on 02/14/2013 10:07:47 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Bookmark


29 posted on 02/14/2013 10:07:47 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: LibertyRocks

Your asking if sometime on Friday, does North America cross this possible debris line?

That is a very very good question


30 posted on 02/14/2013 10:08:44 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: ConservativeMan55

A meteor doesn’t become a meteorite until it hits the earth.


31 posted on 02/14/2013 10:09:41 PM PST by PALIN SMITH (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.)
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To: ASOC

No problem!


32 posted on 02/14/2013 10:10:05 PM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: GeronL

Seems odd coincidence...


33 posted on 02/14/2013 10:14:07 PM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: ConservativeMan55
On one of the vids you definitely see it detonate in the sky, on another one of the vids you don't see it detonate, but hear 2 distinct explosions, big’uns by the sound recorded.
34 posted on 02/14/2013 10:14:20 PM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: LibertyRocks

The asteroid would only be a moving point of light crossing the field of view in a good amateur telescope.


35 posted on 02/14/2013 10:15:38 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Just saw this leading on Drudge! Wow! Kinda scary with the asteroid coming by as well.could this be part of a debris field associated with the asteroid?


36 posted on 02/14/2013 10:16:11 PM PST by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: GeronL

“That is a very very good question”

Don’t know if it will, don’t know if it won’t, but I’ve got some 00 buck in the ol’ 12 gauge, just in case;)


37 posted on 02/14/2013 10:16:36 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: GeronL; LucyT

“2 smoke trails... it broke up before it hit”

http://rt.com/news/meteorite-crash-urals-chelyabinsk-283/

Urals meteroite shot down by Russian air denfense - military source


38 posted on 02/14/2013 10:17:27 PM PST by maggief
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To: GeronL
... everyone check your camera batteries!

And fill your gas tanks.

39 posted on 02/14/2013 10:17:53 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Bookmark because Wow


40 posted on 02/14/2013 10:18:06 PM PST by SMCC1
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To: GeronL

Isn’t it? I’m googling and looking at NASA’s JPL website right now, but not finding a map. I’m thinking we could find something like the ISS fly-by maps, but I’m not seeing it. They talk about live feed from a telescope in Alabama starting at 8pm Central and going for 3 hours.

Here’s the latest press release:
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2013-059

February 13, 2013

PASADENA, Calif. — NASA Television will provide commentary starting at 11 a.m. PST (2 p.m. EST) on Friday, Feb. 15, during the close, but safe, flyby of a small near-Earth asteroid named 2012 DA14. NASA places a high priority on tracking asteroids and protecting our home planet from them. This flyby will provide a unique opportunity for researchers to study a near-Earth object up close.

The half-hour broadcast from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., will incorporate real-time animation to show the location of the asteroid in relation to Earth, along with live or near real-time views of the asteroid from observatories in Australia, weather permitting.

At the time of its closest approach to Earth at approximately 11:25 a.m. PST (2:25 p.m. EST / 19:25 UTC), the asteroid will be about 17,150 miles (27,600 kilometers) above Earth’s surface.

The commentary will be available via NASA TV and streamed live online at:

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv

and

http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl2

In addition to the commentary, near real-time imagery of the asteroid’s flyby before and after closest approach, made available to NASA by astronomers in Australia and Europe, weather permitting, will be streamed beginning at about 9 a.m. PST (noon EST) and continuing through the afternoon at the following website:

http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl2

A Ustream feed of the flyby from a telescope at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will be streamed for three hours starting at 6 p.m. PST (8 p.m. CST / 9 p.m. EST). To view the feed and ask researchers questions about the flyby via Twitter, visit:

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nasa-msfc

The NASA Near Earth Objects (NEO) Program at the agency’s headquarters in Washington manages and funds the search, study and monitoring of NEOs, or asteroids and comets, whose orbits periodically bring them close to the Earth. NASA’s study of NEOs provides important clues to understanding the origin of our solar system. The objects also are a repository of natural resources and could become waystations for future exploration. In collaboration with other external organizations, one of the program’s key goals is to search and hopefully mitigate potential NEO impacts on Earth. JPL conducts the NEO program’s technical and scientific activities.

For more information, including graphics and animations showing the flyby of 2012 DA14, visit:

www.nasa.gov/asteroidflyby

For more information about asteroids and near-Earth objects, visit:

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/asteroidwatch

D.C. Agle 818-393-9011
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
agle@jpl.nasa.gov

Steve Cole 202-358-0918
NASA Headquarters, Washington
stephen.e.cole@nasa.gov

2013-059


41 posted on 02/14/2013 10:18:50 PM PST by LibertyRocks
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To: ConservativeMan55

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7mLUIDGqmw&feature=player_embedded#!


42 posted on 02/14/2013 10:24:15 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: ConservativeMan55
Urals meteroite shot down by Russian air denfense - military source

In their vodka-soaked dreams...

43 posted on 02/14/2013 10:24:46 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: piasa; Admin Moderator

I think this deserves to be in more than “chit chat” ???

It’s a pretty big deal....


44 posted on 02/14/2013 10:26:17 PM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

I once wondered if I would be FReeping when the world came to an end..hope we don’t find out today....lol.


45 posted on 02/14/2013 10:28:36 PM PST by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: LibertyRocks
NASA places a high priority on tracking asteroids and protecting our home planet from them.

Unless they are islamisteroids, in which case all NASA employees must report for sensitivity traininig at 8 am the morning after the sighting.

46 posted on 02/14/2013 10:29:20 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: LibertyRocks
NASA places a high priority on tracking asteroids and protecting our home planet from them.

Unless they are islamisteroids, in which case all NASA employees must report for sensitivity trainin at 8 am the morning after the sighting.

47 posted on 02/14/2013 10:29:30 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: piasa

There is a photo on twitter of a Zinc factory with a huge chunk taken out of it.


48 posted on 02/14/2013 10:31:21 PM PST by Husker24
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To: ConservativeMan55

This is certainly more interesting than chit chat if it woke the Russians up.


49 posted on 02/14/2013 10:31:21 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: penelopesire

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7mLUIDGqmw&feature=player_embedded#!


50 posted on 02/14/2013 10:31:35 PM PST by maggief
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