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Thread: Asteroid To Enter Earth's Atmosphere Tonight (Oct. 6)

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    Asteroid To Enter Earth's Atmosphere Tonight (Oct. 6)

    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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    Too bad I don't live in Africa.
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    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"

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    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/...for-earth.html

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