Yekaterinburg - Astronauts aboard the International Space Station managed to film the giant space furball's - er...fireball's! - trajectory after tracking its ejection from the Horseshoe Nebula in the constellation of Sagittarius the Archer.
The interstellar dust cloud regularly processes brown dwarves and other stellar rejects from the nearby Pegasus constellation in what astronomers term an ongoing galactic culling process.
This morning one of its 'also rans' was videoed by ISS crew streaking across South Eastern Russia before crash landing in Chebarkul, close to the border with Kazakhstan.
Russian TV reported widespread infrastructure damage as local peasants began freaking out when someone pointed out that the fireball's lap of honor coincides with the anniversary of the Romanov imperial family's murder in 1917.
The meteor lit up much of the Russian city of Yekateringburg where Bolshevik thugs killed Tsar Nicholas and family before finally belly-flopping into a nearby lake.
President Putin has declared the area a disaster zone.