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an especially luminous meteor (sometimes exploding)

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Viktor Grokhovsky from the meteorites committee of the Russian Academy of Sciences support the much accepted theory that the mysterious blast caused by another bolide.
To me, the primary significance is the demonstration that relatively small bolides on Jupiter can directly be observed from Earth, that their energy can be quantified and that such impacts are frequent enough to observe.
2), bolides can occur anywhere on our home planet (fig.
Bright, thunderous fiery meteors are called fireballs or bolides (bo-lides).
There also are nine special-effects devices that project animations of astronomical events such as supernovae, the paths of traveling asteriods, solar and lunar eclipses, eclipsing binary stars, and bolides, or exploding meteors, Shobbrook said.
The leading suspect in this murder mystery is a large impact or series of impacts by comets or asteroids, collectively called bolides.
Les Verts n'en demandaient pas mieux pour traduite leur suprematie sur deux bolides de Guedioura (11') et Djabou (23').
Oiticica's "Area Bolides," created for his famous 1969 installation Eden at London's Whitechapel Gallery, offer some particularly compelling points of comparison.
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A recent US military policy decision explicitly states that observations by hush-hush government spacecraft of incoming bolides and fireballs are classified secret and are not to be released.
9 Helio Oiticica, "The Body of Color" (Tate Modern, London) Two highlights here: first, the experience of moving from a room of Oiticica's intensely hued bolides (fireballs) to the overwhelming yellow ambit of the Grande Nucleo, 1960-66; the saturated austerity of these suspended planes hovering over pale gray stones was so quietly forceful I was paralyzed.
com)-- Bolide Software, one of the leading software providers for movie and book collectors, announces the release of its eagerly anticipated mobile application for iPhone and iPod Touch for users of All My Books for Windows.
B 38 Bolide Lata 01--Apropriacao 02 "Consumitivo" (B 38 Can Bolide 01--Appropriation 02 "Consumptive"), 1966, the appropriation described above, was one of these lights: an intellectual proposition both capable of infinite realization and infinitely realized without anyone noticing.
Pour les non avises, ce rallye ne signifie point: bolide, vitesse et arriver le premier pour monter sur la premiere marche du podium.