122 Chelyabinsk meteor

Oil on board, 25x40,5cm (diptych), 2018

The Chelyabinsk meteor was a superbolide caused by an approximately 20-metre near-Earth asteroid that entered Earth’s atmosphere over Russia on 15 February 2013 at about 09:20 YEKT (03:20 UTC). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chelyabinsk_meteor]. For this painting I was inspired by this Youtube video in which a dashcam resumes the moment of impact: