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Rare ‘Earthgrasser’ meteorite returns Earth’s atmosphere to space – RT World News

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An open source network of stargazers, earlier this week, shared remarkable footage of the rare ‘Earthgrasser’ meteorite slipping out of our planet’s atmosphere and avoiding some damage.

On September 22, the ‘Earthgrasser’ flew over the sky in northern Germany and the Netherlands at an altitude of 91 km, just below our orbital climate and TV satellites.

Unlike other meteorites burning in the atmosphere, this process creates ‘shooting stars’, this lucky mass of space rock, a part of a comet or meteorite, ‘backwards’ into space.

Cameras on the Global Meteor Network have discovered the fate of the mercury meteorite escaping the flame, which is an integral part of Earth’s growing planetary defense network.

GMN aims to cover the world with meteor surveillance cameras and inform the public about the upcoming Space Rock activity via live alerts.

“The network is basically a decentralized scientific instrument made up of amateur astronomers and civic scientists around the planet, each with their own camera system.” Denise Vida, founder of GMN, explains.



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GMN, basically an open source planetary defense agency, provides information to the public and the scientific community, such as meteorite paths and orbits, to help enhance our observation methods.



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The so-called ‘earthgrassers’ are very rare, occurring only a very few times each year, during which time thousands of meteorites burn up, leaving very few and falling to the ground.

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