Saturday, December 26, 2015

Mystery Fireball inching towards Earth

Mystery Fireball inching towards Earth
Washington:  Mystery fireball is inching towards earth with high speed of 29,000 miles per hour on sky above Georgia, NASA said. NASA has released footage of a fireball on Saturday, 26th December 2015. NASA called it as Mystery object in the sky.

According to the Statement of NASA, it had received numerous reports regarding the bright fireball that occurred above Georgia at 6.33.55 pm is nearing the planet. The video attached with the statement shows the glowing object inching towards earth.
NASA said after investigating it had been confirmed it was a meteor entering our atmosphere at 29,000 miles per hour.
The statement added: "All 6 NASA all sky meteor cameras in the Southeast picked up the meteor at an altitude of 50 miles above the town of Georgia (south east of Atlanta).”
The space rock entered the atmosphere at a steep angle and moved almost due south. The NASA cameras tracked it to an altitude of 17 miles above the town of Locust Grove, where it had slowed to a speed of 9,000 miles per hour, at which point the meteor ceased producing light by burning up.
NASA said it was possible that fragments of this object survived to reach the ground as meteorites.  It added that more detailed analysis was needed to be 100% certain it was a meteorite.
Watch the video by clicking the image below:

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