- WATCH: Rare ‘Earthgrazer’ Meteorite Bounces Off Earth’s Atmosphere Back into Space
An open-source global network of stargazers has shared remarkable footage showing a rare ‘Earthgrazer’ meteorite skimming off our planet’s atmosphere, and avoiding certain doom, earlier this week. The ‘Earthgrazer’ blazed across the skies over northern Germany & the Netherlands on September 22 at an altitude of just 91km, well below our orbiting weather and TV satellites.
Space rock skims Earth’s atmosphere, observed by the #globalmeteornetwork☄️
In the early hours of 22 Sept over N. Germany & the Netherlands, a meteoroid got down to 91 km in altitude – far below orbiting satellites – before it ‘bounced’ back into space
— ESA Operations (@esaoperations) September 24, 2020
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— rvgbouwbedrijf (@rvgbouwbedrijf) September 25, 2020