When the legend himself Mr. Rob Perillo, Chief Meteorologist with our media parters at KATC-TV3 lets you know that he has good news, he means REALLY good news. That good news he is referring to is of school bus sized proportion and it just so happens to be hurdling past earth tomorrow morning.
As we're all talking about the August 21st solar eclipse, another awesome celestial event snuck up on us. The Perseid meteor shower is billed as the best meteor shower show of the year, and it peaks tonight.
Just days after a fiery meteor came crashing down on central Russia, scientists say they have now discovered a mysterious green jelly that may be some sort of space residue or “astral jelly,” a substance commonly associated with meteor showers.
Apparently, at about 09:30 local time, a very big meteor burned up over Chelyabinsk, a city in Russia just east of the Ural mountains, and about 1500 kilometers east of Moscow.
Below are a few amazing videos of the event. The sonic boom from the meteor shattered windows...