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Photo of the Day: Minivan-Sized Flaming Meteor Entering the Atmosphere

A meteor in the sky above Reno, Nevada on April 22, 2012 ? Click to enlarge ? Image credit: Lisa Warren NASA has posted this amazing photo of a minivan-sized meteor entering the Earth's atmosphere last Sunday morning, visible from central/northern California to Nevada: NASA - Fireball Over California/Nevada: How Big Was It? Bill Cooke of the Meteoroid Environments Office at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
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