Contact: Annika Thunborg
Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear‑Test‑Ban Treaty Organization
Caption: Infrasonic waves from the meteor that broke up over Russia's Ural mountains on Feb. 15, 2013 were recorded by the CTBTO's International Monitoring System. The image shows a visual representation of the infrasound waves and computer attributes of the fireball as it was recorded by the CTBTO station in Kazakhstan and processed by the CTBTO's International Data Centre.
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