Search This Blog

Saturday, September 16, 2023

Fireball over Iceland


On September 12, from a location just south of the Arctic Circle, stones of Iceland's modern Arctic Henge point skyward in this startling scene. Entertaining an intrepid group of aurora hunters during a geomagnetic storm, alluring northern lights dance across the darkened sky when a stunning fireball meteor explodes. Awestruck, the camera-equipped skygazers captured video and still images of the boreal bolide, at its peak about as bright as a full moon. Though quickly fading from view, the fireball left a lingering visible trail or persistent train. The wraith-like trail was seen for minutes wafting in the upper atmosphere at altitudes of 60 to 90 kilometers along with the auroral glow. via NASA https://ift.tt/BfVrWdl

No comments:

Post a Comment

QUEEN - A kind of magic (Live at Wembley '86)

It's a kind of magic It's a kind of magic A kind of magic One dream, one soul One prize, one goal One golden glance of what should b...