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Now THAT is what I call a fireball!

28 Nov 2009, 12:44 UTC
Now THAT is what I call a fireball!
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Having seen some footage of the South African fireball last weekend, I thought it was quite impressive. However, a new video looking along a Johannesburg motorway has appeared online, and it’s superb.
I can’t find much information about this event, but it happened on November 21st and no fragments have been found so far.
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Three frames from the South African CCTV footage.
Having seen some footage of the South African fireball last weekend, I thought it was quite impressive. However, a new video looking along a Johannesburg motorway has appeared online, and it’s superb.
I can’t find much information about this event, but it happened on November 21st and no fragments have been found so far.
Just in case you were in any doubt as to how much energy is released when a chunk of rock hits our atmosphere, this should give you a good impression:

I could almost feel the heat and hear the *KABLAAAM*.
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