WATCH: ‘WTF’ Space Junk Burns Up in Earth’s Atmosphere

A mysterious object hurtling toward Earth on Friday the 13th was plenty of fodder to provoke superstitious speculation.

Fortunately, for space observers who serve as sentinels of the skies, it was hardly a surprise, or matter of luck, when a chunk of debris dubbed WT1190F burned up in Earth’s atmosphere early Friday morning over the southern coast of Sri Lanka. Astronomers, who caught the brief fireworks show on camera, knew a rendezvous with the so-called ‘WTF’ hunk of space junk was imm

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