Meteorology of the superbolide or super-experiment in the atmosphere

  • N. N. Gorkavyi
  • T. A. Taidakova
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This chapter considers the Chelyabinsk superbolide as a meteorological phenomenon, which caused a significant heating of air along the trajectory of the falling asteroid and the ejection of thousands of tons of dust into the atmosphere.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. N. Gorkavyi
    • 1
    • 2
  • T. A. Taidakova
    • 3
  1. 1.Chelyabinsk State UniversityChelyabinskRussia
  2. 2.Crimean Astrophysical ObservatoryCrimeaRussia
  3. 3.Computational Consulting ServicesHaymarketUSA

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