To: RightWhale; RadioAstronomer; callisto
posted on 08/11/2002 11:40:36 AM PDT
the Perseid particles hit the top of the Earth's atmosphere at 135,000 mph
That's near the top limit of speed for incoming objects that are part of the solar system already. If the main object [6 miles] ever hits earth it could vaporize a significant part of a continent.
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