Rock From Space To Burn Up Over Africa

SkyandTelescope.com – Pro-Am Collaboration – Rock From Space To Burn Up Over Africa
A very tiny asteroid, not much more than 10 feet across, will enter Earth’s atmosphere over Sudan in Africa tonight, October 6-7, 2008, near 2:46 Greenwich Mean Time. Most likely it will burn up before hitting the ground, but it could produce a spectacular fireball, or bolide, in the night sky equivalent to the explosion of about a kiloton of TNT.

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