HUGE Chunk of the Russian Meteor Found | Weather
Remember that massive meteor that made headlines last February? If you don't remember it just take a look at the video above and imagine what was going through people's minds as that massive rock came into the Earth's atmosphere. Scientists today pulled one of the three chunks from the meteor that landed in a lake on the outskirts of Chelyabinski Russia.
This chunk weighed in at a whopping 1200 pounds! If you can believe this.... it was the smallest of the three that broke apart when the meteor exploded above their heads! Get this, the actual meteor is said to have been 55 feet long and weighed 10,000 tons!!!!! That is a massive space rock!
It was found at the bottom of the lake and is definitely from the meteor. Scientists can tell it is from the meteor due to outer parts of the rock are smooth like glass from burning up on entry!
With the other 2 pieces still at the bottom of the lake, can you imagine just how massive the other ones are if this is the smaller one!!
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