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Photos: Russian Meteor Explosion of Feb. 15, 2013

Russian Meteor Injuries

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This video still image shows injuries created by the meteor that exploded over the Chelyabinsk region of Russia on Feb. 15, 2013.

Trace of an Alien Visitor

Alex Alishevskikh

An object entered the atmosphere over the Urals early in the morning of Feb. 15, 2013. The fireball exploded above Chelyabinsk city, and the resulting overpressure caused damage to buildings and injuries to hundreds of people. This photo was taken by Alex Alishevskikh from about a minute after noticing the blast.

Jenniskens and Pilot Kalinin

A. Kartashova

Peter Jenniskens (left) and pilot Eduard Kalinin during an aerial inspection of the fall area. Image released Nov. 6, 2013. [Read the Full Story Here]

Chelyabinsk-Area Village

Peter Jenniskens

One of the villages in the wider area around Chelyabinsk visited during the field survey. Image released Nov. 6, 2013. [Read the Full Story Here]

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