A large meteor exploded over the Norwegian Sea at 04:15 UTC on December 6, 2016. The event lit up the sky over Norway and was followed by several sonic booms.
The fireball started at 81.4 km (50.6 miles) and ended at 24.4 km (15.2 miles), according to the latest analysis by the Norwegian Meteor Network.
It had an estimated entry velocity of 13.6 km/s and mass of at least 1 000 kg (2 200 lbs). Continue reading »