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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Trails of Chelyabinsk viewed from space

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Trails of Chelyabinsk viewed from space This image from the SEVIRI instrument aboard the EUMETSAT Meteosat-10 geostationary satellite shows the vapor trail left by the meteor that was seen near Chelyabinsk in Russia on February 15, 2013 (visible in the upper left of the image). This image uses data from the High Resolution Visible (HRV) channel of SEVIRI, which can produce images with both high spatial and temporal resolution.


Original image data dated on or about February 15, 2013.

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