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Meteor Fireball Activity Is Increasing As Predicted By ELPALLSKY Due To NEO Close Approach Today 22 SEP2011

click on image to enlarge-image courtesy and (c) 2011 NASA-JPL
Above is a graphical illustration of the orbit analysis of Asteroid 2007 TD which is currently passing within 6.2 LD (Lunar distances) of Planet Earth. This object was shoved close to Earth's orbital plane from collision with another asteroid within the Asteroid Belt. It stands to reason that debris from that collision is accompanying the asteroid, some of which is apparently making it into Earth's atmosphere and in turn, producing an increase in meteor fireball activity. Be prepared for additional fireball activity over the next day or two as 2007 TD passes close by.  

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