Astronomer records video of asteroid smashing into the Moon
2014-02-24 0:00

From: Descrier

An astronomer has caught on video the moment that an asteroid, weighing an estimated 400kg, smashed into the Moon at 38,000 miles per hour (61,150 km/h).

Professor Jose Maria Madiedo of the University of Huelva, Spain, saw the images whilst operating two telescopes at 20:07 GMT on 11th September 2013, but has now published his report by the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS).

The impact shows up as a bright flash of light followed by an afterglow that lasts around eight seconds, making it the largest lunar impact ever recorded, and equivalent to around 15 tonnes of TNT.

[...]



Read the full article at: descrier.co.uk



Related Articles
Egypt’s oldest iron relic made from meteorite
Russian meteor shows 20,000,000 space rocks threaten Earth, scientists warn
"Church of the Meteorite" Set to Worship Massive Russian Space Rock
Russian meteor shockwave circled globe twice
A large lunar impact blast on 2013 September 11
The Moon’s Electrical Craters


Latest News from our Front Page

Immortal Symbols 1941
2016-02-06 2:07
Youtube description: Dutch film "Eeuwig Leevende Tekens" by Hamer - "Volksche Werkgemeenschap" (Folkish Study Group) - ancestral heritage, solar wheel, sun cross, tree of life, etc. Subs by Otharus - http://fryskednis.blogspot.com Source: youtube.com
Ex-German media boss admits on live radio the national news agenda is govt controlled
2016-02-06 1:32
f you really want a lesson in how the Western popular press works, this is it. Without question, Germany is the leading power in Europe. ZDF is its state broadcaster and most popular channel. Together with sister network ARD; German's are obliged to pay €17.98 per month to fund it. This week, during a radio event in Berlin, the retired head of ZDF ...
British teenager is gang raped by 'Moroccan' men after being dragged into a car in Spain
2016-02-06 1:09
A British teenager claims to have been gang-raped in a Spanish resort after being dragged into a car by a group of Moroccan men, it was reported today. The 18-year-old claimed she was attacked while walking home from work late at night in Sabinillas, near Marbella. Police are said to be investigating a group of Moroccan men in the area. A British teenager ...
8 Ways Racially Diverse Schools Hurt White Kids
2016-02-06 1:02
Description from YouTube: I argue against Mother Jones Propaganda Link to the original Mother Jones Article: 3 Ways White Kids Benefit Most From Racially Diverse Schools Links to all the articles and other citations mentioned in my video can be found here: docdro.id/6CpKvgA Source: youtube.com
Germany to Spend Hundreds of Millions on Hotels for Migrants, 10,000 Germans Remain Homeless in Berlin
2016-02-06 1:34
There is talk that the major hotel chain, Grand City Hotels, will be the sole recipient of a generous government handout. From InfoWars: The German government is set to spend €600 million euros housing migrants in upmarket Berlin hotels at a cost of €18,000 per “refugee,” while the city’s 10,000 homeless population will remain on the streets. According to a Frankfurter Allgemeine report, ...
More News »