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Old 02-18-2013, 09:29 PM   #27
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Default Re: Meteorite blows up over Siberia

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Asteroids are tracked by telescope, as they are too far away to be detected by radar. Because of this, they are observable only when illuminated by the sun against a dark background. If they are small and dark-colored, they are far more difficult to observe.

In the case of the Russian asteroid, it approached Earth with the sun behind it.

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/...,5424522.story.
Cover-up continues - seems pretty obvious the cloaking device worked until the spaceship hit the atmosphere
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