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The Sky is Falling! Asteroids and Meteors on the Same Day! - GeekMom
So maybe the sky isn't falling, but it's quite the coincidence that an asteroid and a meteor both descended upon our little plot of the universe within about 15 hours of one another. While many skywatchers have been anxiously awaiting the close approach of Asteroid 2012 DA14, they were completely taken by surprise when a 500-ton meteor that streaked across the Russian Ural sky earlier the same day.