See the Satellite That Could Fall on You
Amateur astronomer Thierry Legault took the images last Thursday
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 22, 2011 11:03 AM CDT

(Newser) – The Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite won't hit Earth until tomorrow afternoon, but an amateur astronomer managed to capture images of it tumbling toward us last week. Thierry Legault used a camera attached to a 14-inch telescope to record UARS as it passed over northern France last Thursday, reports the BBC. He posted more details on it on his Astrophotography site. Click for more on the odds of UARS hitting your house.

 

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