Great Fireball of 1868, artwork

Great Fireball of 1868, artwork

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Credit: DETLEV VAN RAVENSWAAY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Artwork of the Great Fireball of 1868 seen from Paris, France. An Earth-grazing meteor passed into Earth's atmosphere on the 7th of October 1868 and was seen across France, Belgium and England.

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Keywords: 1860s, 1868, 19th century, 7th october 1868, arc de triomphe, artwork, asteroid, astronomical, astronomy, earth grazing, france, great fireball, historical, history, illustration, meteor, meteorite, monochrome, paris, sepia

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