Chris Peterson

Astronomer at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science

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Astronomer and Research Associate at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science

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The skies over Colorado and some neighboring states lit up today with bright streaks of colored light. A piece of material landed in Riverton, Wyoming.

It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's...Space Junk?

The skies over Colorado and some neighboring states lit up today with bright streaks of colored light. A piece of material landed in Riverton, Wyoming.

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