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The Tunguska Explosion Could Have Been Caused By An Asteroid That Still Orbits The Sun

19 May 2020, 15:59 UTC
The Tunguska Explosion Could Have Been Caused By An Asteroid That Still Orbits The Sun via Universe Today

On a cool Summer morning in 1908, a fireball appeared over Northern Siberia. Eyewitnesses described a column of blue light that moved across the sky, followed by a tremendous explosion. The explosion leveled trees across more than 2,000 square kilometers. The explosion is consistent with a large meteor strike, but to this day no evidence of a crater has been found. Now known as the Tunguska Event, its cause remains a mystery to this day.

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