On hearing meteors and aurora


Article published in Radcom March 2021 p76. Click for pdf



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11 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chelyabinsk_meteor
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16 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnitude_(astronomy)
17 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sound_pressure#Sound_pressure_level