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28 February 2013

Tucson AZ Booms 27FEB2013

Tucson AZ Booms 27FEB2013 - No Meteor Sightings REPORTED!

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Mysterious loud boom heard & felt all over Tucson

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NC VA SC Fireball Meteor 27FEB2013

NC VA SC Fireball Meteor ~20:15 EST 27FEB2013
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NC VA SC Fireball Meteor ~20:15 EST 27FEB2013
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Initial Meteor Sighting Reports:

27FEB2013 Lucas Wilmington nc usa 20:30:00 4- 5 sec s to north light green yellow brighter than venus no the tail was quite long

27FEB2013 Nick Charlotte nc 20:12:00 2-3 sec. Straight up to horizon. Nw to se Blue Car light No No tail, 1/4 size of moon

27FEB2013 JAYNE KNIGHT Benson, NC  USA 20:00:00 approx. 7 seconds W to E left to right i was facing north red fire ball w/reddish-orange tail very bright-like sun none-looked as though whole thing burnt out at one time do not know what it was that I saw-never have I seen anything like this before and it looked as if it was directly in front of me and not very high up at all.  please let me know from my description what it was i saw.

27FEB2013 brenda Fredericksburg VA USA 0815 appx Observed on the 30 min drive to work SE Sun was white but clouds below were brighter than the sun.  I couldn't help but thinking it peculiar. It appeared as if the sun was the moon and something hidden in the cloudiness was much brighter. na na


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Breaking News - LA MX TX Bolide Fireball Meteor 27FEB2013

LA MX TX  Bolide Fireball Meteor  27FEB2013
LA MX TX Fireball 27FEB2013
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Texas Man Captures Mysterious Light Streaking Across Sky - 2/28/13
Uploaded on Youtube by Sheilaalien 668 views
Comment: There is no way that he could have seen this event for 3-4 minutes!
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UPDATE:  This MAY have been the Chinese rocket body CZ-4B according to::
aerospace.org
http://www.aerospace.org/cords/reentry-predictions/upcoming-reentries/2012-021c/
CZ-4B Rocket Body
Object Description
Type: CZ-4B Rocket Body
Int’l Designation: 2012-021C
Launched: 10 MAY 2012 @ 07:06 UTC
Site: Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center
Mission: Yaogan 14 and Tiantuo 1
Reentry Prediction
Predicted Reentry Time: 27 FEB 2013 @ 10:22 UTC ± 3 hours

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Initial Fireball/Meteor Sighting Reports:


27FEB2013 D. Beebe Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana 03:05 cst 1 Minute plus S to NW facing South Orange ~ Venus Fragmented into ~15 pieces Glowed orange/white leaving a very long tail of sparks directly behind it. Broke into about 15 pieces then pieces slowly faded away.

27FEB2013 Bart 27 03,0N 092 03,2W 0330 central usa 30sec 330 meteorites yellow to amber yes nil

27FEB2013 Seadog71 Gulf of Mexico 330 20 S-N White and Orange/No Sound Venus Yes, a few large ones, many small Was heading towards LA coast. Quite large, fragmenting. Took video, a bit grainy at night.

27FEB2013 Dan Richard Lafayette,LA USA 03:10 central lasted over 20 seconds.then disappeeared behind clouds as it broke up. southeast/nwest behind clouds.se-nw white with ting of red an blue as it broke up moon yes Looked similar to shuttle columbia broke apart. Not as bright

27FEB2013 Byron Byrd North Central Gulf of Mexico 0330 CST over 30 seconds 3/4 of visible from horizon to horizon S-N Bright white with orange sparks bright star with trails 6 - 8 smaller fragments following one larger piece Very bright seemingly slow moving. No noise heard .

27FEB2013 joel ciochetto galveston texas 307am 30 south to north large ball white tail was long like sparks no smoke or noise sun yes no

27FEB2013 anthony smith houston,texas 03:15 CDT estimate 15 sec i was going south,lights in sky going west to east vanished in clouds 6-8 bright lights with tails venus look like fragmentation none

27FEB2013 Max Watts Dickinson 3:25am central standard About 1:30 from the time I noticed it United States Very Bright Red Tails Though It Was A Comet At 1st Glance Brighter than the full moon Very Very Large Piece With A Number of Fragments Was heading North East I Fully Expected To Hear Several Impacts But Heard None. My 1st thought was Russia and that now it's happening here!


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The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 28FEB2013

Where did that Russian meteor come from? Astronomers determine origins.
Christian Science Monitor
Just a week after a huge fireball streaked across the skies of the Chelyabinsk region of Russia, astronomers published a paper that reconstructs the orbit and determines the origins of the space rock that exploded about 14-20 km (8-12.5 miles) above ...

Massive Russian meteor came from asteroid belt, 'millions more' like it
The Verge
"There are millions more just like it," said William Cooke, lead scientist at NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office, in a post about the meteor's origins on NASA's Science website published Tuesday. Cooke and other NASA scientists believe the Russian ...

Geologists close to dating Hickman meteor crater
ABC Online
To the average person it might just look like rocky terrain or a big hole. But it's actually a meteorite impact crater near Newman, in WA's Hamersley Range, formed some time between 10,000 and 100,000 years ago. The exact age of the Hickman Crater is ...

Meteor blast resonated around Earth
CNN
From there, Brown said, they could calculate the size of the fireball; and using an estimate of themeteor's speed from the numerous dashboard and mobile-phone cameras that captured the scene, it was "first-year physics" to figure out the approximate ...

BBC News - Russia meteor's origin tracked down
Astronomers trace the origin of a meteor that injured about 1000 people after breaking up over ...
bbc.co.uk

Scientists reconstruct Russia meteor trajectory ...
Relying on videos of the meteor as it streaked across the sky over the Ural mountains, a pair of ...
csmonitor.com

Russian Meteor is helpful learning experience
Oklahoma Daily
On Friday, February 15th, thousands of people across Russia got a glimpse of what it might have been like near Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula millions of years ago. The benefits of this event remain to be seen, but it is exciting, nonetheless. It could ...

Russian Meteor: Scientists Discover Origin, Composition and Other Details
IBTimes.co.uk
Scientists from University of Antioquia in Medellin used trigonometry to define the height, speed, and position of the meteor as it entered earth's atmosphere. Also with the help of amateur video footage, they could plot the meteor's trajectory as it ...

Meteorite Explosion Full - Russia Chelyabinsk 2/15 ...
7 min
http://www.endandit.nl/nieuws/1502225... From RT: http://rt.com/news/russia- meteor-mete ...
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Scientists Reconstruct Meteor's Journey To Earth
Sky News
Scientists have reconstructed the orbit of the meteor that blazed across the Russian sky earlier this month. After entering the Earth's atmosphere, the meteor is thought to have travelled hundreds of miles before exploding above Chelyabinsk.

What's the difference between a comet, asteroid, meteor, meteoroid and meteorite?
io9
What's the difference between a comet, asteroid, meteor, meteoroid and meteorite? With all the recent buzz over asteroid AD14, the meteor over Chelyabinsk, the fragments of meteorite recovered in Russia's Ural mountains, and yesterday's news that the ...

Expert: Fireball over Texas likely Chinese craft
Fort Mills Times
A scientist says fireballs that streaked over the East Texas skies before dawn were likely pieces of a rocket booster that launched a Chinese satellite into orbit. Shanyn Beason of Beckville, about 25 miles southeast of Longview, told KLTV-TV of Tyler ...

Medellin scientists figure out Russian fireball trajectory [VIDEO]
Colombia Reports
Two scientists in Colombia's second city Medellin on Monday have beaten the pack to figure out the origins and the orbit of the meteor that hit Russian town Chelyabinsk in February. Using amateur YouTube videos and recordings from traffic cameras ...

Videos - Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson On ...
INSIDE EDITION's Diane McInerney spoke to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson about the ...
insideedition.com

حادث نيزك روسيا ليس له علاقة بالكويكب القريب من الأرض‎ - YouTube
وكالة الفضاء الأوروبية: حادث نيزك روسيا ليس له علاقة بالكويكب القريب من الأرض Meteorite Hits Russia! [HD] Feb 15th 2013 قال المتحدث باسم وكالة ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIWxyx-4fmY

نيزك يضرب روسيا اليوم‎ - YouTube
جند الله..هذه هي قوة الخالق..يقولون بانها غضب الطبيعة...بل هي غضب من خلق هذه الطبيعة.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOpDX1B6Hiw

لحظة سقوط نيزك في روسيا ( سبحان الله ) 15 فبراير‎ - YouTube
لحظة سقوط نيزك في روسيا ( سبحان الله ) سقطت اليوم 15 فبراير.. نيازك وشهب عديدة على مقاطعة تشيليابينسك الروسية، ولا توجد معطيات عن سقوط ضحايا ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNHIaVpCkc0

سقوط نيزك في روسيا‎ - YouTube
شاهد سقوط نيزك في روسيا: يوم 15 فبراير 2013، على الساعة 9-25 في سفيردلوفسك http://www.footyinter.com http://www.facebook.com ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTRrDRY4CXw

1:31 سقوط نيزك في روسيا2013 2 15 - YouTube
ضرب وابل من النيازك منطقة الاورال بروسيا، مما أدى إلى وقوع العديد من الجرحى، بحسب ما اوردت وكالة انترفاكس. وقالت وزارة الطوارئ الروسية في وقت لاحق إن 400 شخص...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruGcW8oW2OA

Thousands rush to find meteorite pieces 
Wed, 27 Feb, 2013 12:08 PM PST
Thousands have rushed to the remote Ural mountains in Russia to hunt for souvenir fragments of meteor.

Meteorite craters play key role in evolution
Wed, 27 Feb, 2013 09:25 AM PST
Sydney, Feb 27 : Asteroids hitting the earth cause immense destruction, but some of them may have also played a key role in the evolution of early life, according to new research.

Divers locate meteorite impact craters on Russian lake bottom
52e52b92-fce0-11e1-bbf7-ebc7a782d70e Wed, 27 Feb, 2013 09:00 AM PST
Divers continuing the search of Lake Chebarkul have discovered several craters on the lake bottom that they believe are impact zones from the meteorite that exploded over the nearby city of Chelyabinsk on February 15th. The search for fragments in … Continue reading →

Big meteorite chunk found in Russia's Ural Mountains
Wed, 27 Feb, 2013 07:05 AM PST
Scientists and meteorites hunters have been on a quest to find bits of rock from the asteroid exploded over the city of Chelyabinsk in Russia on February 15. More than 100 fragments have been found so far that appear to be from the space rock, and now scientists from Russia's Urals Federal University have discovered the biggest chunk so far, a meteorite fragment weighing more than one kilogram ...

WATCH: It's Russian Meteorite: The Movie!
Wed, 27 Feb, 2013 06:50 AM PST
Now, we know there's nothing particularly laugh-out-loud funny about buildings being hit by ameteorite and people getting hurt as a result. BUT there's definitely...

Colombian boffins reconstruct flight path of Russian meteor
Wed, 27 Feb, 2013 06:49 AM PST
Trajectory apparently began in near-Earth asteroid group Apollo Astroboffins have figured out where the Chelaybinsk meteorite came from using the power of maths and videos shot by witnesses in Russia.…

Russian Meteor's Origin and Size Pinned Down
Space.com
A meteor that exploded over Russia earlier this month likely hit Earth after a long trip from beyond the orbit of Mars, scientists say. Astronomers and the public were caught off guard by the Russian fireball, which damaged thousands of buildings and ...

Russian Meteor Changed Views on Life in Blast City, Poll Shows
Businessweek
The meteor that exploded above Russia's Ural Mountains sent shock waves that broke thousands of windows and injured about 1,150 people in the Chelyabinsk region. The event had a bigger impact on religious people, according to Grigory Kertman, senior ...

Pioneer making fast turnaround meteor strike doc
TBI Vision
It will examine events surrounding the meteor, which landed in Russia on February 15, injuring 1,000 people. Pioneer said it has previously unseen footage and the doc will also look at what measures can be taken to protect the earth from further strikes.

Astronomers reveal origins of Russian meteor
Science Recorder
The results of the study, announced Wednesday, reveal the 45-foot-wide meteor was destined to smash into Earth. Using evidence gathered by one camera at the Revolution Square in the city of Chelyabinsk and other videos recorded by witnesses in the ...

Big meteorite chunk found in Russia's Ural Mountains
Scientists and meteorites hunters have been on a quest to find bits of rock from the asteroid ...
phys.org

After studying Russian meteor blast, experts get set ...
The meteor that blew up over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk 11 days ago has provided a new ...
cosmiclog.nbcnews.com

Russian scientists track down fragments of Urals meteor - CNN.com
Scientists find fragments of a meteor that exploded over Russia's Urals region. The small fragments suggest a rocky meteor, scientists say.
www.cnn.com/2013/02/18/world/europe/russia-meteor

Meteor Russia - Chicago Tribune
Thousands of Russian emergency workers went out on Saturday to clear up the damage from ameteor that exploded over the Ural mountains, damaging ...
articles.chicagotribune.com/.../chi-russia-meteorite-20130215_...

Meteor blast a wake up call on NASA funding
MSNBC
The sight of a fireball streaking across the Russian sky made some of the most compelling viral video we've ever seen. But it also drove home an important point: meteors slamming into Earth may be rare, but they happen. Is the U.S. prepared? Rep. Rush ...

Origin of Russian meteor tracked down
Times of India
To reconstruct the meteor's original orbit around the Sun, they used six different properties of its trajectory through Earth's atmosphere. Most of these are related to the point at which the meteorbecomes bright enough to cast a noticeable shadow in ...

Giant meteor strikes Russia
University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily
The YouTube-famous Russian dashboard camcorders have regularly recorded road rage and tanks crossing streets, but even the most hardened of drivers did not expect to see a 55-foot wide meteorburning through the sky on the morning of Feb.

Sharon Henry: Chance of meteor hit? Astronomical
OCRegister
Lucky us, on Feb. 15 we survived asteroid 2012 DA14. The 150-ton space rock missed us by a mere 17,200 miles, the closest fly-by ever recorded for such a big asteroid. It might seem as if we dodged a celestial bullet, but the chance of any impact was ...

NASA explains meteor explosions over Russia
USA TODAY
NASA explains meteor explosions over Russia. After an asteroid exploded over Russia's Ural mountains, scientists are making progress understanding the origin and make-up of the unexpected space rock. Post to Facebook. NASA explains meteor ...

Russian meteor had space collisions
UPI.com
MOSCOW, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The powerful blast of a meteorite over a Russian city was probably caused by its previous space collisions with other celestial bodies, an expert says. Professor Erik Galimov of the Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and ...

Russia calls for united meteor defense
Space Daily
The world should unite to establish a defense system against space objects that threaten Earth, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin says. Rogozin, speaking Saturday at a ceremony marking Defender of the Fatherland Day in the Moscow suburb of ...

Origin of Russian meteor identified
UPI.com
Researchers at the Universidad de Antioquia in Colombia said videos of the meteor'sfireball path over the city of Chelyabinsk taken with camera phones, CCTV and car-dashboard cameras allowed them to compute its trajectory and from that its probable...

What exploded over Russia? Watch two videos with new answers
EarthSky (blog)
Scientists are now saying it was the most powerful meteor explosion in Earth's atmosphere since the Tunguska event in 1908. Since that day, progress has been made in understanding the origin and make-up of the February 15 meteor explosion. Two new ...

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27 February 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 27FEB2013

Russia meteor's origin tracked down
BBC News
Astronomers have traced the origin of a meteor that injured about 1,000 people after breaking up over central Russia earlier this month. Using amateur video footage, they were able to plot the meteor's trajectory through Earth's atmosphere and then ...

Scientists Trace Origin Of Destructive Russian Meteor
NPR (blog)
Using some of the dozens, if not hundreds, of videos that captured the once-in-a-century event, the scientists have calculated the Chelyabinsk meteor's trajectory, tracing it back to a group of Earth-crossing objects known as Apollo asteroids. Unlike...

Wanaka UFO probably 'daylight meteor'
Otago Daily Times
A bright, ''sparkly'' silver object seen falling from the western sky on Sunday afternoon was probably a rarely seen daylight meteor. The Otago Daily Times has had reports of about a dozen people in at least six locations seeing the object between 2 ...

Buyer Beware: Russian Meteor Fragments Likely Fake
Investorplace.com
Most pieces of the meteor that exploded over Chelabinck, Russia that are for sale are fake, experts say. Immediately following the explosion over the Russian town pieces began showing up for sale online, reports The Global Times. Most of them are fake ...

Russian meteor blast 'heard' around the world
Fox News
The shock wave from Friday's meteor explosion above Russia sent subsonic waves through the atmosphere halfway around the world. Up to 11 sensors in Greenland, Africa, Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula and other far-flung regions detected the Russian ...

DNews: GIANT Meteor Hits Russia : Discovery News
The meteor that hit Russia was fairly big, but the larger asteroids that fly by are filled with ...
news.discovery.com

'Green fireball' over Southern California Caught on Camera
KSEE
An authentic photo surfaced Friday afternoon capturing the bright light seen by dozens of Southern California sky watchers. About 50 people contacted the American Meteor Society on Thursday with reports of a "green fireball" lighting up the sky ...

UFO Engages Russian Meteor? 2013 1080p - YouTube
2 min
When i first saw viewed this footage i assumed it was a lense flare, but i decided to have a closer ... (NO UFO!!! - but had not seen this clip)
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لحظة سقوط نيزك في مقاطعة تشيليابينسك الروسية‎ - YouTube
لحظة سقوط نيزك في مقاطعة تشيليابينسك الروسية. ... لحظة واثار سقوط النيزك في روسياby Norasaman9 5,705 views · 0:32. Watch Later لحظة ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkHKnzUg244

نيزك يضرب روسيا يوم 15 فيفري 2013‎ - YouTube
اثار النيزك الذي ضرب روسيا يوم 15/02/2013by adam21816178 22,513 views; 1: 45 ...(3)ظهور نيزك في بلاد ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FCtx_pKIjo

سقوط نيزك في روسيا Meteor‎ - YouTube
بعد سقوط النيزك شي مخيف Meteorby خالد الخالد 1 view; 1:44 ... عاجل تصوير نيزك يضرب الارض Meteorite that hit Russiaby ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWFRl6mfpxw

نيزك يسقط على سطح الأرض في روسيا‎ - YouTube
سقط نيزك غريب من الفضاء الخارجي في روسيا و لا يعلم حتى الآن أحد عن أسرار هذا النيزك الذي سقط يوم 15-2-2013.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5IhoQyuwYs

لحظة سقوط نيزك في روسيا‎ - YouTube
لحظة سقوط النيزك على مدينة ب روسياby ana hena 704 views · 0:18. Watch Later لحظة تصوير سقوط نيزك ضخم في ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNUOvnOf064

لحظة مرور نيزك فوق روسيا في الجمعة 15-02-2013‎ - YouTube
لحظات مرور نيزك فوق محافظة سوهاجby Eng Abdelaziz 157 views · 4:29 ... نيزك روسيا 10 أطنان حديد وبدقيقة يصل من ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1F38DDiCpQ

ضروري تخشون نيزك يصقع روسيا‎ - YouTube
ضروري تخشون نيزك يصقع روسيا. koleet11·11 videos. Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe 16. 15 views. Like ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhgAulVeHq8

وقوع نيزك على روسيا‎ - YouTube
(3)ظهور نيزك في بلاد الشام وشمال السعوديه الخميس 1433/7/17by كآتم آلآهآت 90,623 ... علماء روس يؤكدون العثور على أحجار من نيزك ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NE6LuBuDwU

نيزك يضرب روسيا يسبب عشرات القتلى 2013‎ - YouTube
نيزك يضرب روسيا يسبب عشرات القتلى 2013. Sof Musc·1,133 videos. Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe 185. 3 ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBc91OHDIC0

Large fragment from Russian meteor found
UPI.com
When the massive meteor streaked across the sky over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk and exploded, it damaged buildings and injured more than 1,500 people, most of whom were hurt by flying glass as windows exploded from the meteor's shock wave.

Russians Seek Clues and Count Blessings After Meteor Blast ...
As the government pursued the scientific mysteries of Friday's exploding meteor, residents reacted to their survival with giddy relief and humor.
www.nytimes.com/.../russians-seek-clues-and-count-blessings-...

Meteor Blast Over Russia Feb. 15 | Complete Coverage | Space.com
A meteor exploded over a Russian city earlier today, injuring hundreds and damaging property.
www.space.com/19823-russia-meteor-explosion-complete-cov...

Freezing Russians begin repairing windows shattered by fiery ...
CHELYABINSK, Russia -- A small army of workers set to work Saturday to replace the estimated 124 square miles of windows shattered by the shock wave from ...
worldnews.nbcnews.com/_.../16984153-freezing-russians-begi...

Link Eyed Between 1908 Siberian Fireball and Record Heat in New York
New York Times (blog)
Speaking of meteors and their local impact, as we were on Friday, the Siberian fireballbrought the mind of Stephen Fybish, City Room's Omniscient Weather Nudge, back to the Tunguska Event, a cosmic burp inflicted on Siberia in 1908 when the airburst ...

One-kg meteorite fragment found
ians_news_xe Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 02:44 PM PST
Moscow, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Scientists from Russia's Urals Federal University have discovered a meteorite fragment weighing more than one kg, the largest found so far from themeteorite strike that hit the Urals region Feb 15.

Moon and Mars Exploration Pioneer David McKay Dies at 76
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 01:32 PM PST
McKay helped train the Apollo moonwalkers and led a study that claimed a Mars meteorite may contain signs of past life.

Meteorite Fragment Weighing Over 2 Lbs Found in Chelyabinsk
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 01:24 PM PST
Scientists from Russia's Urals Federal University have discovered a meteorite fragment weighing more than one kilogram (2.2 lbs), the largest fragment found so far following themeteorite strike in the Chelyabinsk Region on February 15.

Mapping Earth's Meteorite Crash Landings
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 11:57 AM PST
A meteorite map pinpoints the locations of 34,513 strikes, dating back to 2,300BC. ->

There's nothing unusual about recent events in Decorah, authorities maintain
npc-news.wcfcourier.com Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 08:00 AM PST
DECORAH, Iowa --- Low-flying helicopters carrying antennas that look like nets. News that Decorah sits on a buried crater caused by a meteorite. Meetings about mining a substance most people have never heard of...

Biggest Piece Yet of Chelyabinsk Meteorite Found 
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 06:30 AM PST
Scientists announced Monday the discovery of a 1-kilogram chunk of cosmic rock from themeteorite that crashed to Earth in a ball of fire near the city of Chelyabinsk on Feb. 15.

No One Wants Glazyev at Central Bank
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 04:30 AM PST
The shock wave from the explosion of the meteorite on Feb. 15 was felt not only in Chelyabinsk but also throughout the Russian media. The RIA-Novosti website nearly crashed from the flood of visitors eager to study its rich illustrations depicting details of the event.

One-Kilo Meteorite Fragment Found
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 02:54 AM PST
Scientists from Russia's Urals Federal University have discovered a meteorite fragment weighing more than one kilogram (2.2 lbs), the largest found so far from the meteorite strike that hit the Urals region on February 15, University expedition chief Viktor Grokhovsky said on Monday.

Shop owner won’t chase meteorite yet
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 02:17 AM PST
Steve Arnold isn’t going to rush off to Russia to look for pieces of the meteor that exploded over Siberia on Feb. 15.

Urals scientists find biggest piece of Chelyabinsk meteorite
Mon, 25 Feb, 2013 01:40 AM PST
The latest expedition of the Urals Federal University to the Chelyabinsk region collected over a hundred meteorite pieces. © AP Yekaterinburg, Feb. 25 - The latest expedition of the Urals Federal University to the Chelyabinsk region collected over a hundred meteorite pieces, university employee, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences Meteorite Committee Viktor Grokhovsky told Interfax.

Astronomer detectives tackle 100-year-old meteor mystery
Mother Nature Network
From Canada to Brazil, observers watched as hundreds of meteors streaked across the sky, but this wasn't any ordinary annual meteor shower. Because these meteors were traveling nearly parallel to the surface of the Earth, each piece of space dust and ...

Meteor fragments on sale
CRIENGLISH.com
Fragments said to be from the meteor that plunged over Russia's Ural region are being sold online in China at prices ranged from 8,000 yuan to 100,000 yuan. Some sellers on shopping website taobao.com said the small rocks had been collected from the ...

Large meteor fragments found in Russia
TelegraphTV
Large meteor fragments found in Russia. telegraphtv·8,678 videos. Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe 30,794. 93 views. Like 1 Dislike 0. Like. Sign in to YouTube. Sign in with your YouTube Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to ...

Video: Large meteorite fragments found in Russia ...
Russian scientists on Monday hailed the finding of what they said was the largest yet fragment of ...
telegraph.co.uk

Russian Couple Saw UFO On Day of Russian Meteor (Video)
Opposing Views
15, 2013, the same day as the Russian meteor landing that injured 1,000 people. Scherffius and Soldner said they saw something in the sky that day that can't be explained, and argue that it was in fact a UFO. “At first I was like 'what's wrong with ...

Astronomers Calculate Orbit and Origins of Russian Fireball
Universe Today
Just a week after a huge fireball streaked across the skies of the Chelyabinsk region of Russia, astronomers published a paper that reconstructs the orbit and determines the origins of the space rock that exploded about 20-14 km (12-15 miles) above ...

Video: Bosnia 'meteor' intrigues new generation ...
A mysterious rock at a quarry in central Bosnia has seen has a spike in visitors in the wake of ...
telegraph.co.uk

Russians Believe Meteor Was Hand of God or Even Alien Invasion
IBTimes.co.uk
A recent newspaper poll asking Russians for their explanations or understanding of the recent meteor impacting the country has turned up some interesting answers. Themeteor, which hit the Ural Mountains region of central Russia, triggered panic across...

сбитый метеорит над Челябинском.mp4
YouTube
Sign in with your YouTube Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to add NikitaKirchikov's video to your playlist. Sign in. Statistics Report. Published on Feb 14, 2013. No description available. Category. People & Blogs. License ...

New Russia meteor video: Dramatic dash cam ...
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Hundreds of Californians reported seeing a bright light streak across the sky late Thursday ...
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After studying Russian meteor blast, experts get set for the next asteroid
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The Chelyabinsk meteor exploded at an estimated altitude of 12 miles (20 kilometers) over the city of 1.1 million in Russia's Urals Mountains, setting off a shock wave that blew out windows, caused an estimated $33 million in property damage and ...

Where exactly did the Russian meteorite come from?
The Week Magazine
t's been nearly two weeks since a blazing meteor suddenly appeared over Russia's Ural region, and exploded seconds later over the city of Chelyabinsk. The destruction it caused is well documented: $33 million in estimated damage, 1,500 injured, and ...

Discovery, C4 braced for meteor docs
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Discovery Networks International (DNI) and the UK's Channel 4 have rushed to pick up quick-turnaround docs on the recent meteor strike in Russia. Footage of the meteor streaking across the Russian sky leaving a trail of fire on February 15 has ...

Origin of Russia meteor discovered
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On February 15, a 10-ton meteor crashed into the Ural Mountains in Russia, injuring close to a thousand people and causing widespread property damage. At the time, the origin of the meteorwas unknown, but researchers, using footage taken on the day of ...

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Remembering the meteorite that ripped through ...
About the size of a bowling ball and weighing 45 pounds, a cosmic rock ripped through a house ...
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Scientists reconstruct Russian meteor's path
Los Angeles Times
Colombian scientists have reconstructed the interstellar path of a meteor that flamed across the Russian skyline this month and smashed into the countryside, leaving hundreds of people injured. The meteor, estimated to be about 45 feet across and ...

Astronomers reconstruct orbital path of Russian meteor
Wired.co.uk
Astronomers from the Universidad de Antioquia in Colombia have used footage of the Chelyabinsk meteor to work out what they believe is roughly its original orbital path around the Sun. The Chelyabinsk meteor exploded in the sky over the central Russian ...

Scientists discover Russian meteor origins
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It's been nearly two weeks since a meteor exploded over Russia, injuring around 1000 people, and damaging windows across as many as 4,000 buildings. After much analysis and research, Scientists in Colombia were able to figure out themeteor's path ...

Russian meteor traced to Apollo asteroid family
New Scientist
We didn't see it coming, but the meteor that recently exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia Movie Camera , made one of the most recorded entries in space rock history. Now, using the bounty of footage, mostly from cameras on car dashboards, astronomers ...

Astronomers work out the final orbit of the Russian meteor
The Independent
They used times from the point when the blazing meteor cast shadows from poles at the Revolution Square of Chelyabinsk, and from the closest point of trajectory there. "According to our estimations, the Chelyabinski meteor started to brighten up when ...

Video: Experts calculate origin of Russian meteor
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After running their figures through US Naval Observatory software, they concluded that themeteor, which struck on February 15, is part of the near-Earth Apollo group of asteroids based on its trajectory and orbit around the Sun. The results were ...

Scientists Track Down The Origins Of The Russian Meteor
Business Insider
15, 2013 a meteorite contrail is seen. A meteor streaked across the sky of Russia's Ural Mountains on Friday morning, causing sharp explosions and reportedly injuring around 100 people, including many hurt by broken glass. (AP Photo/Nasha gazeta, ...

Photographer captures stunning Images of Russian meteor
Global Times
... Golf · Olympics · Miscellany · Rugby World Cup · METRO · Metro Beijing · Metro Shanghai · ODD · COMMUNITY · Beijing · Shanghai · Xi'an · Tibet · Xinjiang · Learning Chinese · 25 Latest Articles. Photographer captures stunning Images of Russian ...

Large meteor fragment found in Russia
Aljazeera.com
Scientists in Russia have found a sizeable fragment of the meteor that exploded over the Ural Mountains last week. The blast, which sent shock waves through the region of Chelyabinsk caused 33 million dollars worth of damage and injured more than 1,500 ...

Scientists Determine the Origin of the Russia Meteor
Cleveland Leader
While most of us are content knowing that the meteor that struck in Chelyabinsk, Russia, earlier this month came simply from somewhere in outer space, astronomers want to exactly where it came from. Using videos from camera phones, CCTV cameras, and ...

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Scientists reconstruct Russia meteor trajectory (+video)
Christian Science Monitor
Zuluaga and Ferrin's conclusion rests on the assumptions that a 20-foot hole in the ice of Lake Chebarkul was caused by a fragment of the meteor, and that this fragment was traveling along the same trajectory as its parent body. Divers have yet to find ...

Russian Meteor Likely An Apollo Asteroid Chunk
Discovery News
On Feb. 15, the Urals region of Russia played host to a noisy cosmic visitor. A meteor entered the atmosphere and broke up over the city of Chelyabinsk, generating powerful shockwaves that slammed into the city, blowing out windows, causing 1,500 ...

Researchers plot the path of the Russian meteor and say it probably came from ...
Daily Mail
Astronomers have calculated the origin of a meteor that injured 1,000 people after breaking up over central Russia. They used amateur video footage to plot the path of the space rock that burned up over the city of Chelyabinsk causing shockwaves that ...

Amateur sleuth uses viral videos to trace the origins of Russian meteor
National Post
An investigation by an amateur sleuth using “Google Earth, YouTube and high-school math,” has led to a scientific study hunting down the origins of the meteorwhich hit Russia earlier this month. Stefan Geens wrote on his blog Ogle Earth that he was ...

Amateur sleuth, scientists team up to reconstruct path of Russian meteor
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The amateur videographers that captured the fiery meteor streaking across the sky over Chelyabinsk, Russia earlier this month have can now be credited for more than their viral videos. The footage has been used in a scientific study that's determined ...

NASA reports new findings about the Russian meteor
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Nearly two weeks after a fireball exploded over Russia's Ural mountains, scientists are making progress understanding the origin and make-up of the space rock. Here is the latest story from Science @ NASA.

Origin of Russian meteor discovered
BBC News
Then they worked out its orbit around the Sun and think the meteor was one of the Apollo asteroids - a cluster of asteroids that cross Earth's orbit. Dr Stephen Lowry, from the University of Kent, said the evidence suggested "a solar system origin ...

Instant Index: Scientists Find Source of Russian Meteor Crash
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Meteorite’s Powerful Blast Due to ‘Space Collisions’ -Scientist
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 03:56 PM PST
The powerful blast of a meteorite above the Urals city of Chelyabinsk was probably caused by its previous “space collisions” with other celestial bodies, said Professor Erik Galimov of the Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry.

Gibeon meteorite fragments on display at Hoover Public Library
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 03:15 PM PST
The fragments were lent to the library by Hoover architect Walter Anderton after anothermeteorite struck Russia on Feb. 15.

3,000 Apply for Financial Aid After Meteorite Strike
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 02:02 PM PST
CHELYABINSK, Ural Mountains — Almost 3,000 residents have applied for financial aid in the Chelyabins.k region, which is still recovering from the meteorite explosion that took place Feb. 15, a news report said Tuesday.

Russian Meteorite Clean-Up 'Two-Thirds Complete'
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 12:53 PM PST
More than 1,500 people were injured due to the meteorite's passing, most of them by glass shattered by the shockwave. Forty-four remained hospitalized as of Saturday, according to Vesti FM.

One-Kilo Meteorite Fragment Found
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 12:52 PM PST
One-Kilo Meteorite Fragment Found. Image courtesy Russian Academy of Sciences.

What exploded over Russia? NASA explains
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 11:52 AM PST
In this frame grab made from a dashboard camera, on a highway from Kostanai, Kazakhstan, to Chelyabinsk region, Russia, provided by Nasha Gazeta newspaper, on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 ameteorite contrail is seen.

Orthodox Church to Thank God for No Meteorite Blast Deaths
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 11:47 AM PST
The Chelyabinsk diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church said on Tuesday it would organize mass prayers on Thursday evening to thank God that no deaths occurred during the recentmeteorite blast.

Russian city plans meteorite monument
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 10:58 AM PST
CHELYABINSK, Russia, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Officials in a Russian city said they are holding a contest to design a monument commemorating the recent meteorite that caused more than a thousand injuries.

Spanish Team Says Russian Meteorite Originated From Apollo Asteroid Group
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 10:11 AM PST
Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Chelyabinsk meteorite that exploded over Russia’s Ural Mountains region on Friday, February 15, has had its origins mapped by scientists. Initially, albeit wrongfully, some attributed the meteoric event to that of another celestial event that occurred on the same day: the close Earth flyby of asteroid 2012 DA14 . After looking at ...

Meteorite or Bomb: Duck and Cover, Doctors Say
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 09:22 AM PST
TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Feb 15, a bus-sized meteoritehit Siberia with the energy of 20 atomic bombs. About 3,000 buildings in Chelyabinsk were damaged, and 1 million square feet of glass was shattered, according to an Associated Press...

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Russian Meteor Fallout: What to Do Next Time?
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Many onlookers rushed to windows to observe the streaking fireball, and as a result, more than 1,000 injuries were reported, mostly due to cuts from broken glass as shockwaves blasted through the area. In a RAND blog, analysts Dave Baiocchi and William ...

Russian Meteor—Another Shock to the System ...
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The recent explosion of a large meteor over Russia caused hundreds of injuries and ...
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Scientists figure out Russia meteor's origin
USA TODAY
Once they determined the meteor's path through the atmosphere, they were then able to trace its orbit around the sun, the BBCreports. Scientists then plugged that data into astronomy software, which showed that the meteor was part of the so ...

Russian Meteor Makes Waves – Sound Waves
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On February 15th, the Chelyabinsk meteor streaked through the Siberian sky, unleashing a sonic blast that reached across the globe. In numerous videos of the event, an audible sonic boom could be heard after the meteor entered the Earth's atmosphere ...

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