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Astronomers Trace Origin Of Russian Meteor

A team of astronomers have tracked down the origin of a meteor that hit Russia, injuring about 1,000 people earlier this month.

Using the thounsands of videos footage posted online, chronicling the strike, the team plotted the meteor's trajectory through the Earth's atmosphere, reconstructing it's orbit around the Sun and tracing it to a source of origin.  

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