Two exciting astronomical events in one day!

It's not every day that you witness the sonic boom from a 7,000 ton meteor as it enters the Earth's atmosphere or view an asteroid with binoculars, but people in Russia and Australia did just that on Friday, February 15th.  A local expert, Dr. JJ Kavelaars from the Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, explains these near misses in a recent Times Colonist article "A freak show for earth and sky, from meteor blast to asteroid".