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Offline YoungBuck

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Asteroid/Comet hitting earth (different size)
« on: 13/07/2006 09:07:55 »
I'm going to give a few sizes of an asteroid/comet, whatever the difference is and you tell me what the impact would be like.  I don't know the speed they travel at, but just average out the speed.

car sized striking the ocean/land
house sized striking ocean/land
city block sized striking ocean/land
stadium size striking ocean/land


 

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Re: Asteroid/Comet hitting earth (different size)
« Reply #1 on: 17/07/2006 22:54:35 »
Check this link. Belive me, the crater is pretty impressive. newbielink:http://www.meteorcrater.com/eventsfun/exptheimp.htm [nonactive]
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Originally posted by YoungBuck

I'm going to give a few sizes of an asteroid/comet, whatever the difference is and you tell me what the impact would be like.  I don't know the speed they travel at, but just average out the speed.

car sized striking the ocean/land
house sized striking ocean/land
city block sized striking ocean/land
stadium size striking ocean/land



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Re: Asteroid/Comet hitting earth (different size)
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