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Fraser
2008-Oct-06, 09:00 PM
Looking for a little excitement tonight? An asteroid between 1-5 meters (3-15 feet) was discovered just hours ago at an Arizona observatory, and might provide a spectacular light show as it comes through Earth's atmosphere. But don't be alarmed scientists predict it will be harmless and burn up before it reaches [...]

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KaiYeves
2008-Oct-07, 01:37 AM
Too bad I don't live in Africa.

sohh_fly
2008-Oct-07, 01:50 AM
will anyone here have footage or stills of this event?
it would be amazing to see such an occurrence.
darn the 1's we dont have to worry about manage to escape our view from here.

"Drats, dang rocks"

Gigabyte
2009-Feb-20, 07:58 PM
Just in case you don't have the two other threads on your subs list.

They found chucks of 2008 TC3.
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn16635-found-pieces-of-space-rock-once-seen-heading-for-earth.html