Vitim meteorite of 2002, artwork

Vitim meteorite of 2002, artwork

C019/9511 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.3MB

Downloadable file size: 3.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Vitim meteorite of 2002. Artwork of the meteorite or possible comet fragment that is thought to have fallen to Earth from space on the night of 25 September 2002, and exploded near Bodaybo in the Vitim river basin, Mamsko-Chuysky District, Irkutsk Region, Russia. The impact area, or airburst explosion, was in a remote region of Siberian taiga (forest). Photographed in July 2003.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 2002, 21st century, 25 september 2002, airburst, artwork, asia, asian, astronomical, astronomy, atmosphere, atmospheric, bodaybo, bolide, comet, comet fragment, conifers, explosion, fireball, forest, high energy, illustration, irkutsk region, mamsko-chuysky district, meteor, meteorite, novosti, planetary science, powerful, remote, russia, russian, siberia, siberian, taiga, trees, uncertain, vitim event, vitim river basin

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.