The bright comet dominates the right part of the above image, while the central band of our Milky Way Galaxy dominates the left. Careful inspection of the image will reveal a meteor streak just to the left of the comet.
The Batagaika crater in Siberia is widening by up to a year. The Batagaika crater is thought to have begun after local people cut down some trees in the or early which allowed the melting of the permafrost.
From excess traces of iridium in late Cretaceous rocks, American scientist Luis Walter Alvarez theorizes that a large comet or asteroid struck the earth 65 million years ago, raising clouds of dust that reduced the amount od solar radiation penetrat
40 km N of Pretoria lies a ring of hills a km across & 100 m high. These hills are the walls of an impact crater left by an asteroid which hit there some ya. The Tswaing crater is similar in size to the well-known Barringer meteor crater in AZ