Meteor Impact Seen From Himawari Satellite
Taken by Shiraishi on December 19, 2018 @ Himawari-8
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Meteorologist reported a meteor fell onto the Earth which was captured by Japanese geostationary satellite Himawari-8.

I obtained a sequence of images from the satellite as of 19 December, and composited into a GIF.

Note that before the meteor appears, the Moon can be seen behind the Earth!
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Thank you. That is really really cool. I think that I would have missed that completely without your post. Good spot!
Posted by AstroPilot 2019-03-20 16:20:47
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