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31 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 31MAY2017

Rare daytime meteor photographed at Namadgi National Park, Australia
Sott
Photographer Ari Rex snapped this meteor hurtling past Earth while taking pictures in Namadgi National Park. It was an uncanny case of right time ...

Canberra photographer snaps 'rare' daytime meteor in Namadgi National Park
The Canberra Times
It was an uncanny case of right time and right place when photographer Ari Rex snapped this streaking ball of light at the Namadgi National Park.

Mystery remains over boom loud enough to shake houses in Bay of Islands
New Zealand Herald
Could the mystery boom have been caused by a meteor, like this one recorded by a dashcam in Portland, in the United States? PHOTO / FILE.

Why you can hear and see meteors at the same time
Science News
The sound waves aren't coming from the meteor itself, atmospheric scientists Michael Kelley of Cornell University and Colin Price of Tel Aviv ...

Video
Pinterest
Two impressive comets Lemmon and PanSTARRS will both reach their peak brightness during the next two weeks! Taking advantage of a rare ...

Undergraduate Students Build Telescopes to Track Space Junk - University of Arizona
Posted by Jim Cook
https://research.arizona.edu/stories/undergraduate-students-build-telescopes-track-space-junk

Crushing Meteorite With Hydraulic Press - Video
YouTube
Meteorite, bismuth crystal and amethyst vs. our hydraulic press Our second channel ...

Meteorite 30/05/2017 [soundtrack] - Video
YouTube
Passaggio meteorite 30 maggio 2017 - colonna sonora evento.

NASA's Lunar Orbiter Survived an Impact With a Tiny Meteor
Gizmodo
Three years ago, a camera aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) was struck by a tiny meteoroid as it was capturing an image of the ...

Large Meteorite Find Gold Butte, Nevada - Video
YouTube
On Feb 22, 2015 I found a nice size meteorite on the Gold Butte, Nevada side, possibly extension to the Gold Basin meteorite fall.

Meteor Showers: An Annotated Catalog, 2nd edition PDF
Plezikanaval
Public Group a day ago. Meteor Showers: An Annotated Catalog, 2nd edition PDF archived file. Download link: http://v.ht/2IMB#592bfacf014a6.

find minimum distance between meteor and planet And energy of satellite in eliptical orbit...
askIITians
0 Expert Answers - find minimum distance between meteor and planet And energy of satellite in eliptical orbit... . Answer this question and win exciting ...

The annual Taurids meteor shower is hiding asteroids that could wipe out ENTIRE continents ...
Godlike Productions
That is the finding of a team of researchers who have been investigating the annual Taurids meteor shower. And they are warning that the cosmic ...

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30 May 2017

RIP - Astronomer Michael A'Hearn (1940-2017)

RIP - Astronomer Michael A'Hearn (1940-2017)

Mike passed away on Monday, May 29, 2017, at his home in University Park, MD. He had a deep love of science and gregarious nature, always able to make a positive difference in whatever he did.

Mike was the beloved husband of Maxine C. A'Hearn; father of Brian J. (Zlata) of Oxford, UK, Kevin P. (Kanlayane) of Vienna, VA, and Patrick N. A'Hearn of Seattle, WA; grandfather of Sean, Brendan, Marie, Eliane, and Gabriel.

Michael A'Hearn - Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_A%27Hearn
Michael Francis A'Hearn (November 17, 1940 – May 29, 2017) was an American astronomer and astronomy professor at the University of Maryland College of ....

Funeral
Thursday, June 1, at 10 AM
Mass of Christian Burial
Holy Redeemer Church
Berwyn Rd & 49th Avenue
College Park, MD

Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 30MAY2017

Meteor Streaks Over South Florida Night Sky
CBS Miami - CBS Local

Meteor fireball spotted in New Territories, Hong Kong
Sott
A fireball was seen streaking over Hong Kong skies on Saturday night, with multiple Facebook posts suggesting that the 'bolide' meteor was seen by ...

Review of Meteor Crater
TripAdvisor
Meteor Crater: Impressive - See 2477 traveler reviews, 1213 candid photos, and great deals for Flagstaff, AZ, at TripAdvisor.

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29 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 29MAY2017

Czech Scientists Warn: Taurids Meteor Shower Is Hiding Doomsday Asteroids
Disclose.tv
The Taurids meteor shower is an event that occurs annually each October and it is created when Earth passes through the Encke comet debris that ...

Exeter fireball from UKMON
Meteor News
On 27 May 2017 at 10PM a large meteor/fireball was spotted by members of public. It was warm and clear Saturday evening with many people ...

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28 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 28MAY2017

Meteor fireball reported over England and Wales
Sott
The UK Meteor Network (UKMON) has received over 20 reports and many messages on social media of a meteor fireball on 27th May 2017 over ...

Huge Meteor Hit 5-28-2017
YouTube
Huge meteor anomaly recorded from livemeteors.com 2:49am EST.

Lunar NASA got hit by meteor “attack”
Russian Reality
Lunar Orbiter NASA (LRO) during shooting, the surface of the satellite was hit by a meteor“attack”. As was reported at the end of the week, aerospace ...

Orionid meteor shower sparks fireballs — and it's not over yet
Pinterest
The Orionid meteor shower produced some amazing cosmic sights for stargazers, including two brilliant fireballs, despite a bright moon and ...

Scientists worry that a meteor shower could be hiding asteroids
Earth.com
Scientists have discovered potentially dangerous space fragments hiding behind a meteor shower that could hit Earth and cause destruction.

What Does A Meteorite Hitting A Spacecraft Sound Like?
YouTube
A wobbly camera image on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter was used to reconstruct a meteorite impact on the spacecraft ...

NASA's Moon Orbiter Camera Survived Meteoroid Hit
NDTV
LROC typically only captures images during daylight and then only about 10 per cent of the day, so for the camera to be hit by a meteor during the time ...

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27 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 27MAY2017

Here's why some Mumbai, Pune radio station's signals got jumbled
Mid-Day
The anomaly is speculated to have been caused by a meteor shower or some kind of unprecedented solar activity. He explained that usually, AM ...

Meteor Showers and Fun Facts
Online Star Register
Man has recorded the existence of meteor showers since the time of cave men. Ancient cave dwellings show depictions of objects falling from space to ...

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International Meteor Organization

31 Reports
Fireball event
Events in 2017 1739-2017 KML. IMO received 31 reports about a fireball seen over TX, Ontario, OK and AR on Friday, May 26th 2017 around 05:38 ...

1746a
American Meteor Society
There was some sheet lightning about the same time as the fireball, but no flashing during the sighting. The storm was further to our NNE. We are ...

Event 1740-2017
Fireball event
AMS received 19 reports about a fireball seen over IL, KY, MI, IN, MO and OH on Friday, May 26th 2017 around 05:00 UT.

1739a
American Meteor Society
Remarks, No exaggeration, it reminded me of the giant fireball in the movie Armaggedon. I've never seen anything like it. I waited outside to see if it ...

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26 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 26MAY2017

A meteor shockwave event recorded at seismic and infrasound stations in northern Taiwan
Paperity
Seismic detections of the 15 February 2013 Chelyabinsk meteor from the .... 1996; Sexton and Dorsey 2000) to invert for the 3D meteor trajectory.

Telescope Catches Space Rocks Crashing Into Moon To Understand Earth's Meteors
International Business Times
In outer space, a rock soaring around could be an asteroid if it's large or a meteoroid if it's smaller, but that rock is called a meteor when we see it ...

'Killer Asteroids' Hidden In Annual Taurid Meteor Shower? Scientists Have Detected Two, Fear More
The Inquisitr
After finding two massive asteroids with the potential to do extensive damage to the Earth in a previously undiscovered branch of the Taurid Meteor ...

Taurids meteor shower is hiding doomsday asteroids
Daily Mail
Each year, from the end of October, the skies play host to the meteor shower, dubbed 'nature's fireworks'. The Taurids display is created by debris left ...

Asteroids that could wipe out an entire CONTINENT are hidden by the Taurids meteor shower
- The Sun

Taurids meteor shower is hiding doomsday asteroids
Latest News World
Researchers from the Astronomical Institute of the Czech Academy of Science have discovered a new debris field in an annual meteor shower that ...

Meteor explosion startles Madison County residents
Madison County Carrier
Later investigation, according to The Dixie Messenger newspaper of Madison, found it to be the report from the explosion of a meteor. Those who did ...

Latest Videos
CBS San Francisco - CBS Local
Car-Sized Meteor Breaks Up Over Bay Area Skies. Car-Sized Meteor Breaks Up Over Bay Area Skies. Categories: Worldnow Archive. Share ...

The Use Of D Criteria To Assess Meteor Shower Significance
Biblioteca Universia - Universia.net
the use of d-criteria to assess meteor shower significance in theory, a meteor shower can be distinguished from the sporadic meteor background by its.

Radio-echo Observations of the Major Night-time Meteor Streams: II. Geminids
DOIs
Abstract. The results of radio-echo observations of the Geminid meteor shower during 1962 December and 1963 December are presented. In addition ...

Abstract
DOIs
Abstract. The Perseid meteor shower is a well-known feature of the mid-August sky, and the event is generally assumed to be associated with Comet ...

Meteors over Hobart?
7HOFM
Reports of a meteor shower over Hobart today... These photos sent by Quinton Turner of the vapor trail. Did you see it? Get any photos?

Meteor Echoes Live Stream: livemeteors.com
My-Proxy Server
Live meteor echoes at LIVEMETEORS.com. ... Meteor Echoes Live Stream: livemeteors.com

Perseid Meteor Shower best places to see it?
Lonely Planet
Hello. I'm going to England August. I wanted to see if anyone knows where the best place is to see this meteor shower. Here is a link to info on it the ...

Event #2017-1721
Fireball event
AMS received 13 reports about a fireball seen over Vlaanderen, Limburg, Noord-Brabant, Île-de-France and Noord-Holland on Wednesday, May 24th ...

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25 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 25MAY2017

Catching the (meteor) train
Blastr
The meteor was most likely due to a chunk of metal and rock that was once a piece of an asteroid. Perhaps it was a tiny bit of debris from a collision ...

Posts Tagged taurid meteor shower
Vox Charta
Taurid meteor shower produces prolonged but usually low activity every October and November. In some years, however, the activity is significantly ...

Meteor Strike | NOVA | Tonight at 9
WOUB
NOVA “Meteor Strike”/Tonight at 9 · Nova – First Man on the Moon / Tonight at 9 p.m. · Nova – Mystery Beneath The Ice / Tonight at 9 p.m. · Nova – The ...

Meteor Strike on Tonight's Nova
Cloudy Nights
Meteor Strike on Tonight's Nova - posted in Astro Art, Books, Websites & Other Media: A repeat of 2013s Meteor Strike will be aired at 9:00 p.m. and ...

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24 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 24MAY2017

Meteor Shower Forecasting for Spacecraft Operations
US Government Information
Abstract: Although sporadic meteoroids are a much greater hazard to spacecraft than shower meteoroids in general, meteor showers can significantly ...

Meteorite - Video
YouTube
Meteorites and Meteor-wrongs - Duration: 7:06. Washington University in St. Louis 32,878 views · 7:06. What Happens When a Meteorite Strikes Earth ...

Total solar eclipse headlines summer astronomy in 2017
The Weather Network
These flashes are what we call meteors, and as it occurs on a yearly basis, astronomers call this event the Southern Delta Aquariid meteor shower.

Meteor Mania at Kitt Peak: The Orionids
Tucson
View The Orionids meteor shower under the pristine dark sky at Kitt Peak National Observatory; view one of nature's most spectacular cosmic shows; ...

NOVA
Idaho Public Television Schedules
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 8:00 PM "Meteor Strike" A 7,000-ton asteroid crashes into the earth's atmosphere, explodes and falls to earth across a ...

Catching the (meteor) train
Blastr
A bright meteor can leave behind a "persistent train", a trail of vaporized interplanetary rock that can glow for many minutes. A new video shows this for ...

A Massive Meteor Shower Will Be Visible Over Montreal This Summer
MTL Blog (blog)
Unfortunately, if you happen to live in the heart of the city, you probably don't get to see too many celestial events, because of all the light pollution.

Perseids Meteor Shower with the SMART Center
Visit Moundsville
The SMART Center will host a Meteor Shower on Saturday, August 12th from 11:30 pm to 3:00 am at the Zip Line Base Camp. Tonight view the ...

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23 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 23MAY2017

MLSU researchers suggest Ramgarh Crater to be a Meteor impact site
UdaipurTimes
The structure, which covers an area of 16 sqkm with a diameter of 4km, rising 250 meter above the ground, resembles Meteor Crater of Arizona, USA, ...

meteor zombies
BBC
One of the most important meteor strikes in a generation has brought treasure-hunters flocking to a small town in northern California for the second ...

Martian Sky Went Metal After Meteor Strikes
Space.com
An artist's conception of NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft overlooking Mars as the planet is bombarded by ...

Meteor strike eyewitnesses on sightings and impact
BBC
A meteor has crashed in central Russia's Ural mountains, injuring hundreds of people as the shockwave blew out windows and rocked buildings.

Chelyabinsk Meteor In Motion
Top On Day
The meteor in its course of action caused damage to about 7200 buildings, and 1500 individuals had to seek medical aid. Luckily, there were no ...

Perseids Meteor Shower in Fairborn
Eventful
Perseids Meteor Shower on Aug 12, 2017 in Fairborn, OH at Twin Towers Park. Enjoy the Perseid's meteor shower show with the possibility of 80 ...

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22 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 22MAY2017

Antarctica's missing iron meteorites: Mystery solved?
BBC
A team from Manchester University is travelling to Antarctica to search for rare iron meteorites they believed may be buried in the ice.

Meteorite Times Magazine May Issue Now Up
http://www.meteorite-times.com/2017/5/

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21 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 21MAY2017

Mount Glasgow - Persistent Meteor Train
IceInSpace
Just discovered this in a timelapse sequence last month.. an exceptionally persistent meteor train which lasted around an hour and a half before the ...

Narendra Bhandari: Collector of cosmic secrets
Times of India
In general parlance, meteorites can be described as the remainder of a meteor — a piece of rock or metal from outer space that survives the passage ...

The Use of D-Criteria to Assess Meteor Shower Significance
US Government Information
Abstract: The anisotropy of the sporadic meteor background complicates meteor shower extraction. Using static orbital similarity criteria to identify ...

Advances In Meteoroid And Meteor Science
hol.es
advances in meteoroid and meteor science. ... the most recent results in meteor, meteoroid and related fields presented at ... advances in meteor and .

Full version Advances In Meteoroid And Meteor Science
qurumif.ru
Advances In Meteoroid And Meteor Science Meteoroid stream identification: a new approach—I. Theory. GB Valsecchi, TJ Jopek, ... A stream search ...

Timetable of upcoming Meteor Showers
CalSky.com
Info: We have chosen a site for you: Mountain View, United States. If you wish to change it, select a different site here, or click on the Earth globe below ...

Arctic Stronghold of World's Seeds Flooded After Permafrost Melts
Daring Fireball
It was designed as an impregnable deep-freeze to protect the world's most precious seeds from any global disaster and ensure humanity's food supply ...

Meteor strike in Russia 'a rare event'
BBC
A meteor crashing in Russia's Ural mountains has injured at least 500 people, as the shockwave blew out windows and rocked buildings.

meteorite
BBC
Video footage emerges of what some people have claimed is a meteorite falling to Earth and narrowly missing a skydiver.- Fake STORY/video and NOT meteor. Old repost!

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20 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 20MAY2017

VIDEO: Fireball streaks across Bastrop sky
KXAN.com
But early Friday morning was the first time his camera ever captured a fireball streak across the sky in Bastrop. Olmsted and his wife were driving back ...

Huge meteor blazes across US skies
BBC
A bright meteor streaked across skies over US Midwestern states early on Monday morning. Hundreds of witnesses reported seeing the glowing ...

Very long meteor over Rio de Janeiro/Brazil -
Video
YouTube
Witnesses saw and discover exoss network after search on google Credit:exoss.org. -- NOTE- Space Trash NOT Meteor!- LMH, Tokyo

Piece of the Meteorite That Struck a Woman Sells for More Than Its Weight in Gold
Smithsonian
At 2:46 P.M. on November 30, 1954, 34-year-old Ann Hodges of Sylacauga, Alabama, was napping on her couch. Suddenly a nine-pound object ...

Most likely space junk
Gisborne Herald
The meteor seen by so many people on Thursday night was most likely Chinese space junk, rather than any extraterrestrial object, based on the video ...

Meteor Strike | NOVA
Mountain Lake PBS
A blinding flash of light streaked across the Russian sky, followed by a shuddering blast strong enough to damage buildings and send more than ...

Nova “Meteor Strike”
WHRO
The Siberian meteor was captured by digital dashboard cameras, ... to hunt for debris from the explosion and clues to the meteor's origin and makeup.

Perseid meteor shower photos in 60 seconds
BBC
A look at some of your photos of the Perseid meteor shower in 60 seconds.

Stunning images of Perseid meteor shower
BBC
Photographs and footage capture the annual Perseid meteor shower, which is more active than usual this year.

Moment meteor exploded over Russian city
BBC
A large fragment of a meteor that exploded over a Russian city in February has been recovered from a lake.

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19 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 19MAY2017

Meteor lights up night sky
Gisborne Herald
HUNDREDS of people across the district last night got a perfect view of an extraterrestrial visitor, as a meteor briefly entered the atmosphere and ... Space trash re-entry!

Raw: Gisborne local captures amazing green meteor during rugby practice
TVNZ
Tuki Sweeney was filming set plays during a Pirates training session when something made the whole team stop and stare. Source: Tuki Sweeney ... Space trash re-entry!

Huge green meteor spotted over Gisborne
Newshub
A huge meteor that lit up the sky above the North Island's east coast for several seconds has been inadvertently caught on camera by a man filming a ... Space trash re-entry!

Watch: Astronomy expert says beautiful green meteor over Gisborne night sky was 'reasonably large'
TVNZ
He said the colours were blue, green and white and he thought the meteor was accompanied by a "whistling" sound "a little bit of a crack" - but ... Space trash re-entry!

Huge green meteor filmed over Gisborne
RadioLIVE
A huge meteor that lit up the sky above the North Island's east coast for several seconds has been inadvertently caught on camera by a man filming a ... Space trash re-entry!

Meteor turns on explosive performance over New Zealand
Sott
Hundreds of people across the district last night got a perfect view of an extraterrestrial visitor, as a meteor briefly entered the atmosphere and ... Space trash event.

Bright meteor fireballs recorded over Brazil
Sott
A bright meteor fireball was captured by an Exoss camera located in São Sebastião / São Paulo, Brazil on 13th May 2017. The second video below ... Space trash event.

METEOR - 04 11 2016
YouTube
Heller & Jung - Space and Sky Observatory, Taquara, RS, Brazil Prof. Dr. Carlos Fernando Jung.

May Meteor Activity
American Meteor Society
The American Meteor Society, Ltd. is established to inform, encourage, and support the research activities of people who are interested in the field of ...

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18 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 18MAY2017

New Thoughts on Hopewell Metal Beads
Archaeology
An earlier study had ruled out the Anoka meteor as the source of the material for the iron-nickel beads. But Timothy McCoy and his colleagues at the ...

If that asteroid had been 30 seconds late, dinosaurs might rule the world and humans probably ...
Popular Science
This is an actual, NASA-sanctioned artist rendering of the meteor impact that killed off most of the dinosaurs from 1994.

LSST NEO discovery performance
arxiv.org
Projected Near-Earth Object Discovery Performance of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
Chesley, Veres JPL Publication 16-11 (April 2017)

Meteor Activity Outlook for May 20-26, 2017
American Meteor Society
This weekend the waning crescent moon will rise during the early morning hours and will not interfere with meteor observing as long as one keeps the ...

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17 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 17MAY2017

Intercomparison of radar meteor velocity corrections using different ionization coefficients
Wiley Online Library
(2014) and on Verniani and Hawkins (1964) are used to correct the incoming meteor velocities measured with the sensitive Jicamarca HPLA radar ...

Event 1669-2017
Fireball event
AMS received 9 reports about a fireball seen over MA, NH and NY on Tuesday, May 16th 2017 around 01:11 UT.

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16 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 16MAY2017

Life May Have Originated On Mars And Traveled To Earth, NASA Rover Engineer Says
International Business Times
Mars may have transported life to Earth by way of a meteor. “When a meteor comes along and hits Mars, a rock from Mars can be lifted up, travel in ...

Daytime shooting star?
CTV News (blog)
For example, On April 22nd 2012, a large daytime meteor streaked across the daytime sky over California and Nevada. This meteor was so large, ...

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15 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 15MAY2017

New theory to explain the mysterious noises of meteorfireballs
StrangeSounds.org
Scientists have submitted a theory to explain how eyes and ears perceive a meteor at nearly the same time. The hypothesis might also explain how ...

What is a meteor?
CalSky
The on-line software CalSky calculates the dates and times of visibility of the yearly returning meteor showers. You also learn which showers are ...

533p
Fireball report
Location. Address, Baraboo, WI. Latitude, 43° 32' 51.4'' N (43.55°). Longitude, 89° 38' 22.6'' W (-89.64°). Elevation, 268.33m. Time and Duration ...

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14 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 13-14MAY2017

An Asteroid May Kill Us All. Congress Is Pinching Pennies
bloomberg.com

In Antarctica is a giant meteor crater – the scientists
www.MICEtimes.asia (press release)
В Антарктиде находится гигантский метеоритный кратер, – ученые Scientists came to the conclusion that in Antarctica there is a huge meteorite ...

Meteor Shower Card by James A. Bielaga
Cloudy Nights
The Meteor Showers Card is list of annual meteor showers. It includes shower name, date range of known showers, peak dates, radiant coordinates, ...

Man risks his life to photograph lava, meteor, Milky Way and moon in single stunning shot
The Epoch Times
Photographed in Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawaii, it contains the moon, the Milky Way, a meteor, and a stream of lava all in one ..

Eta Aquarid over Mount Bromo
EarthSky
I captured this Eta Aquarid meteor at around 4:16 a.m. It left behind a red smoke trail that lasted several minutes before sunrise. The Small Magellanic ...

may beta capricornids
International Meteor Organization
Southern delta Aquariids. The Delta Aquariids are another strong shower best seen from the southern tropics. North of the equator the radiant is ...

These Bright Streaks Are Evidence of Massive Tornadoes on Mars
Atlas Obscura
When a meteor crashes into Mars, for example, material from both the meteor and Mars itself is vaporized, and this vapor is violently pushed out from ...

Meteor Activity Outlook for May 13 – 19, 2017
International Meteor Organization
This weekend the waning gibbous moon will rise during the early evening hours and will make viewing meteor activity difficult as the bright moonlight ...

Events in 2017 1642-2017 KML
Fireball event
AMS received 4 reports about a fireball seen over CA on Friday, May 12th 2017 around 06:10 UT. D. Sound. 1 yes. 3 no. C. Sound. 1 yes. 3 no. Frag.

Event 1641-2017
Fireball event
Events in 2017 1641-2017 KML. AMS received 4 reports about a fireball seen over TX on Friday, May 12th 2017 around 02:41 UT. D. Sound. 3 no ...

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12 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 12MAY2017

It could take 10 years before we can stop an asteroid from hitting Earth
MarketWatch
Once it enters Earth's atmosphere, it's called a meteor. It was previously believed that smaller meteors weren't particularly dangerous — until one ...

Strange banging noises heard throughout Abergavenny last weekend
Abergavenny Chronicle
The meteor story is not as far-fetched as it sounds. When a massive meteor enter the atmosphere over a specific area it makes a very distinguishable ...

Brazil Class: Meteor and crater investigation
East Wichel Primary School
We investigated how the size of a meteor might affect the depth, circumference and diameter of the crater formed. ..

What is the largest meteor that could hit the Earth without killing everyone in under a day
Quora
Nobody knows. It also depend on where it hits, ocean or south pole, thin crust, etc. ... How often does a meteor of small size hit the earth?

Meteorites & asteroids: Dashcam video showsmeteor fireball
Trendolizer
Meteorites & asteroids: Dashcam video shows meteor fireball; Artificial meteor shower - Compilation. ...

Astrophotographer captures rare space lightning, a meteor shower and the Aurora Australis in one ...
ADAPT Network
A Lyrid meteor shower reached its peak, just as lightning sprites and the Aurora Australis dazzled those watching the night's sky from Kiama, New ...

Star-gazing and Meteor Showers | Cape Breton Highlands Park
Tourism Nova Scotia
Discover the basics of astronomy while you watch for the Perseid meteor shower. Bring binoculars and telescopes if you have them and settle in for an ...

Event 1638-2017
Fireball event
AMS received one report about a fireball seen over Distrito Federal on Thursday, May 11th 2017 around 18:56 UT.

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11 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 11-10MAY2017

Green meteor shower thrills stargazers in Australia
Shows
(SYDNEY) -- A celestial show both bright and green dazzled skygazers in Kiama, New South Wales, over the weekend.

Watch This Exploding Eta Aquarid Meteor Caught On Film
GalaxyMonitor.com
Shot by Justin Ng at 4:16 am an exploding Eta Aquarid meteor was captured streaking across the Indonesian skies of Mount Bromo.

Meteorites & asteroids: Dashcam video shows meteor fireball
Trendolizer
Meteorites & asteroids: Dashcam video shows meteor fireball; Artificial meteor shower - Compilation. Trending story found 14 minutes ago on ...

Death by asteroid may come in unexpected ways
Science News for Students (blog)
Large asteroid impacts are rare. Here, a 20-meter- (66-foot-) wide meteor left behind a smoky trail across the sky above Chelyabinsk, Russia, in 2013.

1. The Radiant Of A Meteor Shower Is A. The Appare...
Chegg
The radiant of a meteor shower is. a. the apparent vanishing point of the parallel orbital paths of meteoroids. b. the location at which a meteor explodes ...

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09 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 09MAY2017

Study: Giant Meteor Once Triggered Million Year Long Volcanic Eruption
The Daily Caller
A meteor strike nearly 2 billion years ago triggered one million years of volcanic eruptions, forever changing the course of evolution, according to a ...

Sudden Herd Deaths and Meteor Shockwaves
Yowusa.com
These include earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and meteor falls, i.e., “shooting stars” and the more powerful and dangerous “fireballs.” Earthquakes ...

There's a celestial spectacle awaiting you in Dubai
MENAFN.COM
There is a chance that you may see Eta Aquarids meteor shower on the night between May 8 and 9. The shooting stars can be best viewed just before ...

Green meteor shower thrills stargazers in Australia
ABC News
Australian photographer David Finlay captured "bright fireballs, leaving green ionized trails" in the sky as the annual Eta Aquarids meteor shower ...

Australians Get Treated to a Green Meteor Shower
WCOL.com - iHeartRadio
An Australian photographer captured "bright fireballs, leaving green ionized trails" in the sky as the annual Eta Aquarids meteor shower delighted ...

'That was a cracker!': Aussies should voiceover all amazing meteorshower videos TBH
Tech Investor News
Photographer David Finlay hit up Kiama, on Australia's east coast on Sunday night in anticipation of an Eta Aquarid meteor shower, and he wasn't ...

Eta Aquarid meteor shower lights up East Coast sky
94.5 FM The Answer
Eta Aquarid meteor shower lights up East Coast sky ... The Eta Aquarid meteor shower is caused by passing dust from the tail of Halley's Comet.

Chicora Meteor
Google News

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08 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 08MAY2017

Green meteor shower thrills stargazers in Australia
ABC News
The Eta Aquarids meteor shower, most visible in early May, didn't disappoint. The meteors' tails lit up the sky and moved at a speed of 148,000 mph.

Innovation dilemma suggests that 'better' models are not always better
Phys.Org
(Phys.org)—If you had to predict the probability of a catastrophic meteor striking the Earth, you would likely want the most accurate models on which to ...

There's a celestial spectacle awaiting you in Dubai
Khaleej Times
The debris from Comet Halley form this meteor shower. And such showers will also be seen when the Earth passes through Halley's path around the ...

Chasing meteors in Tauranga
SunLive
While the Milky Way might dominate this image, you can still spot a meteor on the right-hand side, near the bright lights on the horizon – which, ...

Meteor Showers Delight Onlookers Near Kiama
SFGate
The Eta Aquarids are meteor showers most visible on May 7 annually, and in 2017 they did not fail to delight those who took the time to watch as their ...

Meteor Shower/Night Sky Kayak Tour-August 11, 2017 in Fairfax Station, VA
Washington DC events - Eventful
Meteor Shower/Night Sky Kayak Tour-August 11, 2017 on Aug 11, 2017 in Fairfax Station, VA(Washington DC metro area) at Fountainhead Regional ...

Event 1555-2017
Fireball event
Events in 2017 1555-2017 KML. IMO received 2 reports about a fireball seen over CA on Monday, May 1st 2017 around 10:48 UT. D. Sound. 2 no ...

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07 May 2017

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Meteor lights up the skies
CTV News
Those who saw it describe it as a white or yellow light trailing through the sky for a few seconds.

Spectacular display of shooting stars lights up the skies over Scotland
Herald Scotland
The Eta Aquarids meteor shower is created by debris from Halley's Comet, which returns to Earth's vicinity every 75 years. The world's most famous ...

'Space rock' found in backyard impact crater in Wainuiomata, near Wellington
Stuff.co.nz
The shower is usually active between April 19 and May 28, and is one of two meteorshowers created by dust debris from Halley's Comet as it orbits ...

Meteorite lands on Wellington couple's property
New Zealand Herald
The lights signaled the peak of the annual Eta Aquarid meteor shower - created by debris from Halley's Comet. Wellington Astronomical Society ...

Still chances to see ongoing meteor shower
KOCO Oklahoma City
The Eta Aquarid meteor shower will continue until about May 28. At the peak, one could expect to see about 30 meteors per hour. The best time to see ...

Watch: Kiwi captures stunning meteor streaking across Wellington night sky
TVNZ
Kiwi star-gazers rose early this morning to catch a glimpse of a meteor ... The Eta Aquarid meteor shower was captured by Kiwi star-gazers across ...

Meteor showers tipped for very early morning
Radio New Zealand
Hundreds of meteors are lighting up the early morning skies this weekend.

Bright Eta Aquariid Meteor In Predawn Sky
Spaceweather.com Realtime Image Gallery
A bright long eta Aquariid with some color captured this morning in the Tucson AZ sky. Details, photos captured with a Nikon D810 and a 8 mm Sigma ...

Eta Aquarid meteor shower to peak tonight!
WKOW
MADISON (WKOW) - Look up tonight! The Eta Aquarid meteor shower will be in full force. Though the meteors are active between April 19th through ...

Eta Aquarid Meteor 5/6/17
Cloudy Nights
Eta Aquarid Meteor 5/6/17 - posted in Beginning and Intermediate Imaging: Hi, I captured a few pics and a very short 3 sec time lapse video. I think the ...

Newslink: Ancient Meteor Strike Triggered Eruptions Lasting Up to a Million Years
Steemit
A giant meteor impact on Earth nearly 2 billion years ago triggered more explosive and long-lived volcanic eruptions… by zathras.

Videos
American Meteor Society
This video has been uploaded on the American Meteor Society Website. AMS Event: 1586-2017, Report 112751 (1586a-2017). Uploaded by.

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06 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 06MAY2017

Ancient meteor strike triggered massive volcanic eruptions lasting millennia - study
RT
A chain reaction of volcanic eruptions which shaped the landscape of North America was triggered by a meteor strike nearly two billion years ago, ...

Ancient meteors hitting Earth may have had explosive impact
CBS News
A giant meteor impact on Earth nearly two billion years ago triggered more explosive and long-lived volcanic eruptions than previously thought, a new ...

Ancient meteor collisions led to volcanic eruptions lasting up to 1 million years
International Business Times, India Edition
The meteor strikes left huge craters all over Earth. Researchers previously believed that the cosmic impacts concluded when the age of dinosaurs ...

Ancient Meteor Strike Triggered Eruptions Lasting Up to a Million Years
Democratic Underground
By Charles Q. Choi, Live Science Contributor | May 5, 2017 07:08am ET A giant meteor impact on Earth nearly 2 billion years ago triggered more ...

Meteor lights up sky
YouTube
Meteor passes overhead lighting up the night sky on May the 4th 2017.

Mysterious Flash in SoCal Sky May Be Part of Meteor Shower
NBC New York
A mysterious light that flashed across Southern California skies Thursday night may be a part of a meteor shower expected to peak this weekend, ...

Mysterious Flash Of Light Was Likely A Meteor
CBS Los Angeles
GRIFFITH PARK (CBSLA.com) — A mysterious flash of light in the sky widely seen Thursday night may have been a preview of a meteor shower that ...

Meteor shower - Focus Taiwan News Channel (press release)

California meteor shower to peak Saturday
KRON4.com
LOS ANGELES (KRON) — People in Southern California saw a mysterious flash of light in the sky Thursday night. And in case you missed it, you may ...

How to watch the Eta Aquariid meteor shower this weekend
Manchester Evening News
Halley's Comet produces two meteor shower - The Eta Aquariids which should be visible this weekend and the Orionids which are visible in October...

What to Know About the Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower
TIME
The Eta Aquarid meteor shower will be a sight to see on Friday night (and early Saturday morning) for anyone willing to stay up late enough.

Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight. Here's How to See It.
Texas Hill Country
We're currently in the middle of a meteor shower that's expected to peak this week. The annual Eta Aquarid meteor shower is usually active between ...

Weekend brings the eta Aquariid meteor shower on Earth, New Year on Mars
WRAL.com
The eta Aquariid meteor shower peaks this weekend. Unfortunately, the weather doesn't look very cooperative for prime viewing in the hours before ...

Perseid Meteor Shower (#1)
the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory
Made of tiny pieces of space debris from the comet 'Swift-Tuttle', the Perseids, one of the brighter meteor showers of the year, are named after the ...

Watch the meteor shower
The Royal Institute of Navigation
The annual, week-long Eta Aquarid meteor shower is predicted to reach its maximum on 6 May.

Eta Aquariid Meteor Shower from Halley's Comet peaks this weekend
AccuWeather.com (blog)
The latest meteor shower is about to peak. The Eta Aquariids are a Class 1 major meteorshower. This shower produces a global show. A tip of the hat ...

Meteor Activity Outlook for May 6 – 12, 2017
International Meteor Organization
The estimated total hourly meteor rates for evening observers this week is near 2 for those viewing from the northern hemisphere and 3 for those ...

Meteor showers tipped for very early morning
Radio New Zealand
"Any fine night outside you will see the odd meteor flit across the sky, with the meteor showers they are more frequent. "This one comes from the, or the ...

Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower, Crumbs of Halley's Comet, Peaks This Weekend: What to Expect
Yahoo News
The annual, week-long Eta Aquarid meteor shower is predicted to reach its maximum on Saturday morning (May 6). The bright moon will be a few ...

Watch: Kiwi captures stunning meteor streaking across Wellington's night sky
TVNZ
Watch: Kiwi captures stunning meteor streaking across Wellington's night sky ... Kiwi star-gazers rose early this morning to catch a glimpse of a meteor ...

2017 The FOURTH Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™ / Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

01 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 01MAY2017

Object Crashes Near San Antonio, Leaves Behind Smoky Trail
Texas UFO Sightings
When: April 29th, 2017; Where: Near San Antonio; What: Smoky trail, object or meteor has possibly crashed. 4/30 12:29 PM: A new theory is that ...

Eta Aquariids Meteor Shower 2017
Vatican Observatory Foundation
The Eta Aquariids meteor shower appears strongest when when viewed from the southern tropics. From the equator northward, the shower typically ...

Why does the Perseid meteor shower happen every year?
BBC
The BBC's Pallab Ghosh explains why the Perseid meteor shower happens every year.

Is this geological feature a meteor crater in Mongolia?
The Naked Scientists
Bayarjavkhlan wrote in with this: I have found circular shaped geological formation from southern part of Mongolia which seems like crater from ...

Plan your week list of events for April 30
The News Tribune
You'll have to wake up early to get a good glimpse of the Eta Aquarids meteor shower. Astronomers said viewing will be best in the hour or two before ...

2017 The FOURTH Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™ / Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!