A Massive Flash Shocked Russian Locals and Scientists, Is This A Chelyabinsk Meteor 2?
There's something unexpected and unbelievable thing that happened over Russia, Its Urals had experienced a bright orange flash that totally stunned scientists and locals. The Bright flash was seen lighting up the sky in Russia’s Sverdlovsk region. It is truly something that made people left in awe as they also captured it's short-lived existence in the urals. A member of the meteorites committee of the Russian Academy of Sciences even told that this bright flash is truly shocking.
“Looks like a falling bolide, which invaded us. Because of the low cloud cover it ceased to exist above the clouds and lit up the whole sky,” - Viktor Grokhovsky to 66.ru
Some contradicted that this occurrence's theory is too be believed. Another theory from Vadim Krushinsky told Ekburg.tv shows that the color of the flash does not really support the asteroid speculation.
It's shade only depends on the body’s temperature,which leads to its flashes to be caused by bolides are usually whiter. He even suggested that a rocket launch might be the one to blame or may have been the cause due to a path of launches from the Plesetsk cosmodrome lies above its area.
In the contrary, According to the Russian Federal Space Agency's website, the latest launch from the Plesetsk cosmodrome only happened on October 29, and the next one is planned to happen on November 24.
Though this is something wonderful to anyone who sees it, Scientists still need some time to identify this phenomenon. November 14, Rezh in Sverdlovsk region - a dark night turned bright orange for approximately ten seconds shocked the locals as they caught it on tape. Teenagers and some locals captured it and uploaded it to their social networking sites causing conversations to spark if this bright orange flash in the middle of the night is either man-made or supernatural occurence. Some even theorized that it's just a military accident but authorities denied that any military exercise have caused it. Or is this another appearance of a chelyabinsk meteor?
The Chelyabinsk meteor was a superbolide caused by a near-Earth asteroid that entered Earth's atmosphere over Russia on 15 February 2013 at about 09:20 YEKT (03:20 UTC), with a speed of 19.16 +/- 0.15 kilometres per second (60,000 - 69,000 km/h or 40,000 - 42,900 mph). It quickly became a brilliant superbolide meteor over the southern Ural region. The light from the meteor was brighter than the Sun, even at 100 km distance. It was observed over a wide area of the region and in neighbouring republics. Eyewitnesses also felt intense heat from the fireball. - WikipediaThough City administration and its emergency officials suggests that the military may have caused this bright orange flash, Military officials denied that there's no scheduled explosive ordnance disposal procedure or ammunition disposal might have taken place during this incident's 10 seconds occurrence.
“No exercise and training were underway on that day, and no military units are based in the region, so we have nothing to do with it,” - Military Press to E1.ru