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Russian Fireball

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Russian Fireball

Yes, it’s a ubiquitous Russian dash cam video of a fireball  - this time SE of Moscow

http://earthsky.org/space/asteroid-exploded-disintegrated-over-russia-june-21-2018

Music particularly good too... ;-)

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Very nice event. Not sure

Very nice event. Not sure about the music though. Who'd have thought that the state of Russian roads and insurance companies would have led to such an increase in captures of these very bright events. Someone should be doing some stats.

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Russian Fireball

They are good quality recordings of these impressive events.

Yes, as well as Russians never leaving their driveway without a dashcam they are becoming increasingly popular in the UK because of 'crash for cash' scams and irresponsible drivers scarpering from incidents, such as low-speed shunts.

It could be a while though before the BAA Meteor Section needs to appoint a Dashcam Fireball Coordinator...

Clear skies,

     Alex.