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30 April 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 30APR2017

Sheriff's Dashcam Captures Meteor in Florida Keys
Yahoo News
A bright meteor sped across the skies in the lower Florida Keys on April 25, and the flash was caught on a Monroe County sheriff deputy's dashcam.

Meteor Infrasound A Meteor That Explodes In The At...
Chegg
Meteor Infrasound A meteor that explodes in the atmosphere creates infrasound waves that can travel multiple times around the globe. One such ...

Eta Aquarids, Eta Lyrids are May meteor showers of note
New Jersey Herald
There are two meteor showers of note next month: the Eta Aquarids, one of two showers coming from debris of Halley Comet, peaking on the night of ...

Umpqua Star Gazer: Multiple meteor showers to occur in May
NRToday.com
Jupiter rules the evening sky. Look toward the southeast, as the sky darkens, to spot Jupiter about 30 degrees above the horizon. You can't miss this ...

What's Up in the Sky: Meteor shower peaks Friday; check out the Beehive
Akron Beacon Journal
The first of May shows Jupiter (in Virgo) and Mars (in Taurus) opposite one another in the early evening sky. Saturn rises in Sagittarius right after ...

When, where should you watch Perseid meteor shower?
KCRA.com
The peak of the Perseid meteor shower is expected to be highly visible across Northern California early Friday morning, but when can you see it?

THE SKY THIS MONTH: The May Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower
Canada
The Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower peaks May 5 and is best seen lying on a lounge chair in a dark location away from city lights after midnight.

Skywatch: See meteor showers on Friday and Saturday mornings
Tulsa World
Friday: If you are having trouble sleeping, head outside and try your luck with the Eta Aquariad's meteor shower. The best time is just before dawn ...

Monument could prove advanced civilisation existed 13000 years ago
Daily Star
Hancock thinks what hit Earth in 10,950BC was actually a massive piece of debris in the Taurid meteor stream, a belt containing millions of space ...---Mr. Graham Hancock is a nut-job and NOT a scientist!

Timetable of upcoming Meteor Showers
CalSky
This list compiles the time period of activity and the date of maximum of known meteor showers. The calculated zenithal hour rate (ZHR) and meteor ...

Reports Report 1528d (Event 1528-2017)
American Meteor Society
Persistent train. Observation, Yes. Duration, 2s. Length, -. Remarks, the persistent train was as wide as the fire ball which was huge - almost the size of ...

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29 April 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 29APR2017

Meteor Streaks Over South Florida Night Sky
Astrowatch.net
A fireball streaked across the South Florida sky overnight, according to multiple reports. By 4 a.m. Wednesday, the American Meteor Society received ...

Eta meteor shower to peak on May 6: museum
Focus Taiwan News Channel (press release)
Taipei, April 29 (CNA) Stargazers in Taiwan will have an opportunity to see the Eta Aquarid meteor shower when it peaks on May 6, the Taipei ...

eta Aquariid Meteor Shower 7-9 May, 2017
Astroblog - blogger
Morning sky on Saturday May 7 looking east as seen from Adelaide at 4:00 am ACST. The radiant of the eta Aquariid meteor shower is shown.

WATCH: Meteor Shower And Southern Lights Make The Sky Sparkle
Huffington Post Canada
David Finlay of South Wales, Australia caught the experience on camera on April 22, when the Lyrid meteor

May Day, Maine Day, May the Fourth be with you
Bangor Daily News
The cross-quarter May Day begins our week which is full of astronomical sights. At the end of the week, look for the Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower.

Giant meteor 'set to wipe us out in 2030' with archaeologist claiming human civilisation will ended ...
Mirror.co.uk
Author Graham Hancock believes a highly evolved human race was wiped out by a meteor strike 13,000 years ago in his acclaimed tome Magician of ... Mor Graham Hancock spew...

H virginids
International Meteor Organization
eta Aquariids. The Eta Aquariids are a strong shower when viewed from the southern tropics. From the equator northward, they usually only produce ...

Events in 2017 1512-2017 KML
Fireball event
AMS received 8 reports about a fireball seen over Scotland, Gelderland, Utrecht, England, Vlaanderen and Grand Est on Thursday, April 27th 2017 ...

Events in 2017 1501-2017 KML
Fireball event
AMS received one report about a fireball seen over State of Mato Grosso on Thursday, April 27th 2017 around 22:39 UT.

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28 April 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 28APR2017

Meteor caught on camera in Florida Keys
Fox 26
A quick but bright meteor lit up the skies over southwestern Florida late Tuesday.

Heads up " Meteor Strike Scotland" Saturday
Stargazers Lounge
Saturday channel Four at 8 in the evening " Walking through Time " A search for the site of a huge Meteorite that struck Sc...

Florida meteor caught on camera
Fox 26
News. Florida meteor caught on camera. A meteor over the Florida Keys, seen from a Monroe County Sheriff's Office cruiser.

Meteor fireball filmed streaking over South Florida
Sott
A fireball streaked across the sky overnight, according to multiple reports. By 4 a.m. Wednesday, the American Meteor Society received nearly 50 ...

Killer Winds, Shockwaves Would Kill Most in Hypothetical Asteroid Strike
Laboratory Equipment
For comparison, the Chelyabinsk meteor that struck Siberia in February 2013 was roughly 20 meters across. Asteroids 60 meters wide only strike ...

STUDY: Newly Discovered Solar System Could Easily Support Alien Life
Daily Caller
Scientists used computer models to see if simple alien life forms, like bacteria, could hitch a ride on debris ejected into space by a meteor strike.

UW Planetarium Schedules May Programs
University of Wyoming News
From constellations to meteor showers to visible planets, the program acts as a guide to these remarkable events and where to find them.

A Meteor Strike Might Be Responsible For Life On Earth
Curiosity
You may not have heard of the Miller-Urey experiment, but it makes an appearance in virtually every high school biology textbook. Basically, it shows ...

Hodges: What was that again? The Flash
Green Bay Press Gazette
Back in February, the skies in the Midwest were brightened by a blazing meteor that plunged into Lake Michigan. People up late that night saw the

Meteor Fireball Seen Over Switzerland
YouTube
Meteorite flying over Switzerland. There are reports that a loud detonation was heard.

MSK144 Meteor Scatter
YouTube
Some meteor scatter received at KV3S in FN10 on April 27, 2017.

Lyrid Meteor Shower Combines With Aurora Australis and Lightning Sprites
MSN.com
A Lyrid meteor shower reached its peak on Saturday, April 22, just as lightning sprites and the Aurora Australis dazzled those watching the night's sky ...

Lyrid meteor shower illuminates sky over China
Curiosity
Stargazers were treated to a spectacle when the Lyrid meteor shower lit up the night sky over the north-eastern province of Jilin at the weekend.

A Screenshot based Meteor Scatter Detector for HDSDR
rtl-sdr.com
Over on our forums Andy (M0CYP) has posted about his new meteor scatter detection program which works with HDSDR and any supported SDR like ...

Meteor & Night Sky Kayak Tour May 6
ACTIVEkids
Meteor & Night Sky Kayak Tour May 6. May 06 (Saturday). 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM. Co-Ed. Pohick Bay Regional Park. REGISTER NOW. Starting at ...

Event 1500-2017
Fireball event
AMS received 4 reports about a fireball seen over MD, VA and NC on Thursday, April 27th 2017 around 04:25 UT.

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27 April 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 27APR2017

Satellite helps scientists learn about 'night-shining' clouds created by meteors
KOMO News (blog)
Scientists had thought the clouds were actually the result of "meteor smoke" and it turns out, the satellite data confirmed they're on the right track.

Huge meteor blazes across US skies
BBC
Dashcam footage captures a fireball over US Midwestern states on Monday.

Meteor or space junk? Dashcam captures mystery object over Florida Keys
WAFF
Looks like dashcam video and an observant law enforcement officer caught a possible meteor burning up over the Florida Keys. Whatever it is, it flew ...

Breaking: South Florida meteor may have been man-made space junk
Palm Beach Post (blog)
Great vid of a fireball #meteor! captured by Sgt. Evan Calhoun's dashcam last night just before 11 p.m. in the Lower Keys, on Big Pine Key ...

Meteor provides quite the light show in the Florida Keys, and as far north as Tampa
Times
A Monroe County Sheriff's Office deputy captured video of a meteor streaking through the sky on his dashcam during his shift on Big Pine Key, near ...

Fireball reported in night sky over Florida
Sun Sentinel
A meteor was caught on camera by Sgt. Evan Calhoun's dashcam Tuesday night just before 11 p.m. in the Lower Keys

Meteor caught on camera in Florida Keys
FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
BIG PINE KEY (FOX 13) - A quick but bright meteor lit up the skies over southwestern Florida late Tuesday. Dash-cam video shared by the Monroe ...

Meteor illuminates sky Tuesday night in Florida Keys
WPLG
A meteor is caught on a deputy's dash-cam video as it illuminated the Florida Keys sky.

Fireball over Florida may be man-made, NASA says
WPEC
Fireball over Florida may be man-made, NASA says ... The American Meteor Society says it received 48 reports of the fireball over mostly central and ...

VIDEO: Dashcam captures meteor lighting up Florida sky
YouTube
A meteor was seen lighting up the sky over the lower Florida Keys and Sgt. Evan Calhoun got to see the moment in person.

Meteor over Florida captured on video
NBC2 News
Several people saw a meteor enter the atmosphere and burn up. ... The meteor can be seen coming in from the upper left of the video and then ...

Web Extra: Fireball Flashes Across Night Sky
MSN.com
Meteorologist Craig Setzer caught it on camera in western Broward

Eta Aquariids 2017 in Australia: Five fast facts about the major meteor shower that peaks in May
International Business Times AU
Eta Aquarid Meteor. 2014-05-04 03:34 長野県川上村 (Nagano Pref, Japan) is licensed under CC BY 2.0. No changes were made to the image.

Here's a list of celestial events you won't want to miss for the rest of 2017
Digital Trends
We've put together this handy list so you don't miss the best celestial events for the rest of this year. We've got meteor showers, total solar eclipses, ...

Simultaneous Optical and Meteor Head Echo measurements using the Middle Atmosphere Alomar ...
Vox Charta
The initial results of a two year simultaneous optical-radar meteor campaign are described. Analysis of 105 double-station optical meteors having ...

A Meteor Is Travelling At V 8000 Km/h. It Breaks I...
Chegg
Answer to A meteor is travelling at V 8000 km/h. It breaks into three parts at point A. The fragments move in the xy-plane at Vi 9...

Meteor Activity Outlook for April 29-May 05, 2017
American Meteor Society
May is the best springtime month (in the northern hemisphere) to view meteor activity. The eta Aquariids are very active the first two weeks of the ...

46 Reports
Fireball event
ID, UT Date & Time, Local Date & Time, City, State, Dur. Magn. D. Sound, C. Sound, Frag. Observer, Exp. a, 2017-04-26 03:57 UT, 2017-04-25 23:57 ...

Videos
American Meteor Society
This video has been uploaded on the American Meteor Society Website. AMS Event: 1497-2017, Report 112431 (1497n-2017). Uploaded by.

Event 1497-2017
Fireball event
Events in 2017 1497-2017 KML. AMS received 48 reports about a fireball seen over FL on Wednesday, April 26th 2017 around 03:55 UT. D. Sound.

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26 April 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 26APR2017

Scientists Didn't Believe in Meteorites Until 1803
Smithsonian
Unlike the L'Aigle meteor a few decades later, the meteorites from this event were not witnessed falling to the ground, and thus meteorites remained a ...

NASA '4D'-printed chainmail may one day protect spacecraft from meteors
SlashGear
One possible use for the chainmail-like material is to protect spacecraft from meteor impacts in space — it and things similar to it may also be useful in ...

Meteor Rain Astrocamping Liridas 2017
Astronomers Without Borders
Meteor Rain Astrocamping Liridas. Observation of the meteor shower occurred in the Valley of Eden an Ecovilla in the interior of Goias whose Gunstar ...

Meteor caught on camera in Florida Keys
WPTV.com
Stargazers got a show in the Florida Keys last night when many spotted a meteor. The meteor was captured on the dash camera of a Monroe County ...

Web Extra
KISS 99.9 FM
Web Extra: Fireball Flashes Across Night Sky. Meteorologist Craig Setzer caught it on camera in western Broward. Categories: WFORTV. Share ...

Meteor over Miami?
WPEC
It's unclear at this moment whether the light is space junk or an actual meteor. A spokeswoman at NASA told CBS12 its planetary science division is ...

Bright light seen shooting across the New Zealand night sky may be first of many
The Nelson Mail
Dr Claire Bretherton, from the Carter Observatory in Wellington, said the object was most likely a meteor, and Kiwis could expect to see several more ...

The Goldendale Observatory & Perseid Meteor Shower Adventure
Gorge Current
Join us to view the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower at the Goldendale Observatory. The Goldendale Observatory is free of light pollution and one of ...

Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower 2017: When, Where & How to See It
Space.com
Although the Perseid meteor shower in August may draw the most attention, the Eta Aquarid meteor shower, which occurs from roughly late April to ...

Stunning time-lapse captures 'light show in the sky'
Mirror
The spectacular Lyrid meteor shower occurs at the same time every year as space debris hits the Earth's atmosphere and vapourises.

Just the Facts: Meteorite or meteor-wrong?
Valley Courier
Meteorites are hunks of rock that don't completely burn up as they hurtle through our atmosphere. Unlike most Earth rocks, they're composed of an ...

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25 April 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 25APR2017

Asteroid hurtled TERRIFYINGLY close to Earth while Brits were in bed
Daily Star
A DEADLY asteroid the size of two double-decker buses nearly slammed into the Earth while Brits were tucked up in bed last night.

Huge meteor last night?
Cloudy Nights
From NE to NW at around 9pm Houston central time. It was very bright much like fireworks Roman candle. Could it be a meteor or fallen space debris?

Blasts from the Past: Old Nuke Test Films Offer New Insights [Video]
Scientific American
Then, the air becomes transparent and the hot gases inside the fireball are able to escape, producing the second light pulse. At its brightest point, it is ...

Meteor shower seen from the Changbai Mountains
MSN.com
The second largest meteor shower, the Lyrids, was recorded by professional photographers from this mountain range in China.

April 21/22, 2017 April Lyrid maximum observations from north Florida
Meteor News
Five members of the Ancient City Astronomy Club (ACAC), St. Augustine, Florida had a pretty good look at the 2017 April Lyrid (LYR) maximum on ...

Lyrid meteor shower lights up skies in Northeast China in this timelapse video
gbtimes
Fast motion cameras caught the spectacle of the Lyrid meteor shower blazing over the skies of Jilin Province, Northeast China over the weekend.

Raining stars
EarthSky
I prepared for a deluge, but this morning's Lyrid meteor shower was more like a sprinkle. Over five hours (11:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.), only three meteors ...

Lyrid Meteor Shower April 2017
YouTube
Lyrid Meteor Shower April 23rd 2017 captured on Mt Buninyong, Victoria Australia. Cloud on the night interfered with the amount of Meteors visible but ...

Climate Change Period Caused By Comet Crash, Ancient Carvings Show
International Business Times
“The people of Göbekli Tepe appear to have had a special interest in the Taurid meteor stream, the same meteor stream that is proposed as ...Graham Hancock pseudo science!

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24 April 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 24APR2017

Lyrid meteor shower creates dazzling scenery in sky in China
RT
The annual Lyrid meteor shower has lit up the night sky over Changbai Mountain in northeast China's Jilin Province. Dozens of meteors per hour were ...

Lyrid Meteor Shower Creates Dazzling Scenery in Sky of Northeast China
YouTube
The annual Lyrid meteor shower lit up the night sky over the Changbai Mountain in northeast China's Jilin Province over the weekend. The spectacle ...

Lyrid meteor shower illuminates sky over China – timelapse video
The Guardian
Stargazers were treated to a spectacle when the Lyrid meteor shower lit up the night sky over the north-eastern province of Jilin at the weekend.

Posts Tagged taurid meteor spectra
Vox Charta
Here we analyze 33 Taurid meteor spectra captured during the predicted outburst in November 2015 by stations in Slovakia and Chile, including 14 ...

Claim: Operation Gotham Shield 'has nothing nukes and everything to do with meteor strikes'
Intellihub.com
Is the government covering up an impending meteor strike which could occur this week? 
Unkikely!- LMH

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23 April 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 23APR2017

How to see the Lyrid meteor shower in the skies above Devon tonight
Devon Live
Shooting stars are expected to light up the skies over Devon for the annual Lyrid meteor shower tonight. If we're lucky, we might just get to see up to 20 ...

Catch a Glimpse of the Lyrid Meteor Shower from Brampton
inbrampton.com
The Lyrids — a prominent meteor shower that peaks in late April — are currently making their way across the sky, according to a recent Space.com ...

Event 1446-2017
Fireball event
AMS received 6 reports about a fireball seen over IL, WI, IA, MI and OH on Friday, April 21st 2017 around 07:20 UT.

Meteorite hunter finds something big near Coloma
KXTV
Meteorite hunter finds something big near Coloma. On April 22, 2012, a meteor the size of a mini-van blew apart over El Dorado County, it then ...

Ancient 'observatory' may hold secret to 'comet collision' & sudden climate change
RT
Theories for why the climate suddenly changed include a comet, meteor strike or a large volcanic eruption. Published in the Mediterranean ... Graham Hancock BS! Pseudo-science! -LMH

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22 April 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 22APR2017

Watch for the Lyrids Meteor Shower April 22 | News
Solar System Exploration - NASA
Look high in the eastern sky a few hours after midnight both Saturday and Sunday morning and you may see some Lyrid meteors. Look for the three ...

Lights Off, Blankets Out: Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight
NPR
Not all of April's showers are soggy and flower-inducing. Late April is also the season of the Lyrids, the second of the year's established meteor ...

Lyrid meteor shower expected to light up the skies over Cornwall with shooting stars
Cornwall Live
Shooting stars are expected to light up the skies over Cornwall for the annual Lyrid meteor shower. Up to 20 meteors an hour will be visible at the peak ...

The Sky Tonight Update: April 22-23, The Lyrids Meteor Shower
Irene W. Pennington Planetarium - WordPress.com
Lyrids Meteor Shower. The Lyrids is an average shower, usually producing about 20 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by dust particles left ...

Meteor Activity Outlook for April 22-28, 2017
American Meteor Society
This weekend the waning crescent moon will not interfere with meteor observations as long as you face away from the moon. The slender moon will ...

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21 April 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 21APR2017

Cosmic fireworks: Meteor shower to light up weekend skies
ABS-CBN News
Skywatchers will be rewarded with the Lyrids meteor shower this weekend, according to state weather bureau PAGASA.

A Brief History of the Lyrid Meteor Shower, Which Peaks Tonight
Space.com
On the evening of April 5, 1861, amateur astronomer A.E. Thatcher was scanning the skies above his home in New York when he stumbled across an ...

Meteor showers to be observed tomorrow
Philippine Star
MANILA, Philippines - Starting tomorrow, stargazers can observe meteor showers in the sky, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical ...

Meteor the size of the Rock of Gibraltar misses earth
89.7 KSGN
HomeNewsMeteor the size of the Rock of Gibraltar misses earth. Meteor the size of the Rock of Gibraltar misses earth. source. (source: ...

U7O.ebook-Meteor-Showers-Their-Parent-Comets.pdf
Google Docs
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A bright meteor exploded over Texas
XissUFOtoday
A bright meteor exploded over Texas. 21.04.2017 RassimMeteors. The meteor is seen as a bright flash in the sky near Hawley, TX USA. Recorded ...

Meteorite hunt continues | video, map, survey
Daily Liberal
We want to know if you've seen the meteor, log your sighting at the Daily Liberal website www.dailyliberal.com.au and we'll add it to the map. Also find ...

What is the Lyrid meteor shower? Where, when and how to see shooting stars this weekend
Scottish Daily Record
The Lyrid meteor shower usually produces up to 20 meteors per hour, each travelling ... The Lyrid meteor shower takes place in April every year.

Meteor shower to light up Vietnamese skies this weekend - VnExpress International

Sleeping Bear Dunes spring star party will feature Lyrid meteor shower
MLive.com
EMPIRE, MI - Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is kicking off its first spring star party this weekend, with a special guest appearance from the ...

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20 April 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 20APR2017

New study ranks hazardous asteroid effects from least to most destructive
Phys.Org
The trace left in the sky by the meteor that broke up over Chelyabinsk, Russia, in 2013. A new study explored seven effects associated with asteroid ...

Asteroid impact would rupture internal organs finds study
Daily Mail
A meteor streaked across the sky of Russia's Ural Mountains, causing sharp explosions and reportedly injuring around 100 people, including many ...

Dark skies could make for a spectacular Lyrid meteor shower
Astronomy Magazine
The annual Lyrid meteor shower peaks the night of April 21/22. Although the Lyrids don't get as much recognition as many summer and autumn ...

Look to the skies Saturday for Lyrid meteor shower
WRAL.com
The Lyrid meteor shower is underway through April 25, peaking early during the morning of Saturday Apr 22. Partly cloudy skies are expected, but the ...

Fire in the sky: Meteor shower to peak this weekend
Hutchinson News
The Earth is now passing through the debris field left behind by an ancient comet, which creates the spectacle of meteor showers. The Lyrids are a ...

Lyrid meteor shower to hit Qatari skies on Saturday
Qatar Day
The skies of Qatar will be experiencing Lyrid meteor shower on Saturday, that would generate a visual extravaganza of fast-moving shooting stars..

Posts Tagged meteor plasma
Vox Charta
Despite a very long history of meteor science, our understanding of meteor ablation and its shocked plasma physics is still far from satisfactory as we ...

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19 April 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 19APR2017

Kilometre-long asteroid 2014-JO25 - named 'The Rock' - to fly past Earth on Thursday
The Sydney Morning Herald
People look at what scientists believe to be a chunk of the Chelyabinsk meteor, which exploded over Russia in 2013. Photo: AP. Dr Tucker said: "Our ...

NASA's plan for when the next asteroid strikes Earth
Quartz
When a 65-foot-wide meteor exploded in the sky on Feb. 15, 2013 with the power of 20 atomic bombs, Vladimir Petrov was 20 miles directly below it, ...

Lyrid meteor shower 2017 in Australia: Four things to know about the April Lyrids [VIDEO]
International Business Times AU
The Lyrid meteor shower is almost at its peak, which is expected to happen on Saturday, April 22 up to Sunday, April 23. The April Lyrids (LYR, IAU ...

Meteor shower to illuminate Nepal sky in Baisakh
The Kathmandu Post
The Lyrid meteor shower will become active from April 18 and continue till April 25, he said, adding that the activeness would go excessive at 9:45 am ...

Watch Lyrids meteor shower on April 22
Qatar Tribune
Tribune News Network Doha 'LYRIDS meteor', one of the important meteor shows that can be seen from the earth, will be visible over the Doha sky ...

What's the difference between an asteroid, meteoroid, meteor and meteorite?
WRBL
Once a meteoroid enters earth's atmosphere it becomes a meteor. ... Although meteorologists have 'meteor' in the title, their expertise is weather.

Scientists Propose New Theory About the Noises Meteors Make
TrendinTech
They demonstrated how as a meteor travels through the Earth's atmosphere it ionizes the air and splits it into the light, negatively charged electrons ...

Meteor radar observations of vertically propagating low-frequency inertia-gravity waves near the ...
Wiley Online Library
Vertically propagating low-frequency inertia-gravity waves (IGWs) are retrieved from meteor radar winds observed at King Sejong Station (KSS: 62.22.

Observation of Meteor radar neutral winds over 11 stations and comparison with GSWM N Li , J. lei ...
kyoto-u.ac.jp
Observation of Meteor radar neutral winds over 11 stations and comparison with. GSWM. N Li. 1,2. , J. lei. 1. , J. Chen. 2. , Z. Xu. 2. , L. Lin. 2.

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18 April 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 18APR2017

Meteor buzz rocks region
Warwick Daily News
People from all over southern Queensland spotted a large, bright meteor about 6pm and shortly after social media in Killarney on the Southern Downs ...

Scientists discover that the atmosphere of Mars is full of metal
ExtremeTech
The ablation process begins when a meteor hits our atmosphere and continues as the rock burns up. The ions created through the ablation process ...

'Bright light, loud bang was fireball': City astronomer
Toowoomba Chronicle
About 6pm residents all over south-east Queensland reported seeing a very large and bright meteor soaring through the sky before residents in ...

Big bang theories after mysterious noise rocks Lower Clarence
Clarence Valley Daily Examiner
They also say to notice whether it leaves a persistent train - that is, an ionized gas trail that glows for a few seconds after the meteor has passed.

Meteor over Australia
YouTube
Footage Of Massive Meteor Falling To The Earth Australia March 2017 - Duration: 1:30.  911 views · Meteor Impact!

First shooting stars of Lyrid meteor shower seen over Cornwall - here's everything you need to know
Cornwall Live
The Lyrid meteor shower will be able to be seen in the skies above Cornwall this week, here is everything you need to know to make sure you don't ...

Fire in the sky: Meteor shower to peak this weekend
Wichita Eagle
The grounds north of Lake Afton Observatory near Wichita should provide some dark sky in which to view the Lyrids meteor showers this weekend.

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park announces Star Gazing Parties
Augusta Free Press
The event this Saturday, April 22, will coincide with the Lyrid Meteor Shower. The Star Party on October 21 will look at a variety of celestial features.

Event 1384-2017
Fireball event
Events in 2017 1384-2017 KML. AMS received one report about a fireball seen over England on Sunday, April 16th 2017 around 22:09 UT. D. Sound.

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American Meteor Society
Location. Address, Los Angeles, CA. Latitude, 34° 5' 26.95'' N (34.09082°). Longitude, 118° 20' 38.79'' W (-118.344108°). Elevation, 87.969m ...

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American Meteor Society
Double Boom, then this object came LARGE from East to west as I was driving down freeway. I had to lean in to windscreen to see the green fireball ...

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17 April 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 17APR2017

Basketball sized 'space rock' wows Queenslanders as it shoots through sky
Yahoo7 News
According to David Finlay from Australian Meteor Reports, the space rock was estimated to have been travelling at 50,000 kilometres an hour and was ...

Meteor passes over South East Queensland
MSN.com
Queenslanders were treated to a spectacular view as a meteor passed over the south-east of the state.

Stargazers stunned as meteor lights up Queensland skies
9news.com.au
Stargazers have been treated to the spectacular sight of a meteor blazing across the night sky from Bundaberg to the Gold Coast. Deslee Oldham was ...

Australia Meteor Impact: April 17, 2017
YouTube
https://m.warwickdailynews.com.au/news/meteorite-hits-houses-shaken-residents-report-big-/3167296/

Meteor lights up the sky
Ten Eyewitness News
The small Queensland township of Killarney is a buzz after being rocked by an out-of-this-world visitor. The night sky was lit up as a meteor swept ...

Meteor strike reported off Queensland coast reports of a "big bang"
The Big Wobble
Stock photo. There have been multiple reports of a meteorite and houses shaking in southern Queensland. Residents from the Sunshine Coast down ...

Meteor
Vatican Observatory Foundation
The Lyrids meteor shower is a medium strength shower that typically produces good rates for three nights centered on the maximum. These meteors ...

Lyrid meteor shower has begun
LongRoom
View larger. | Bright meteor from Stefan R. Nilsson – aka digitaliz.se – in Åhus, Sweden. Stefan Nilsson wrote at EarthSky Facebook yesterday:

Lyrid meteor shower has begun
EarthSky
From this day and 10 days forward, you may be able to see a lot of shootings stars. The peak is about April 21 through April 23 or 24. This year, 2017 ...

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16 April 2017

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Uber dashcam captures big BRIGHT fireball meteor over Costa Mesa, CA
Craigslist
Uber dashcam captures big BRIGHT fireball meteor over Costa Mesa, CA - April 10, 2017 https://youtu.be/VtsXPMQ-niI.

In the next ten days you will observe a meteor shower Lerida
Russian Reality
From 16 to 25 April last activity of a meteor shower Lerida. As expected, the astronomers, in an hour you will see up to 15-20 meteors, reports TASS.

Meteor Activity Outlook for April 15 – 21, 2017
International Meteor Organization
This weekend the waning gibbous moon will interfere with meteor observations as the bright moonlight will obscure all but the brighter meteors. As the ...

lyrids
International Meteor Organization
Observing 2017 Lyrids meteor shower. April 15, 2017 by Robert Lunsford - ... Meteor Showers Calendar. Next major shower peak ...

137 Reports
Fireball event
AMS received 137 reports about a fireball seen over MA, NH, CT, ME, NY, NJ, VT, PA, RI, WV, Ontario and VA on Saturday, April 15th 2017 around ...

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15 April 2017

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Meteor over North Liberty
Internet Archive
The National Weather Service reported a possible meteor over Iowa last night, possibly catching it on one of its cameras.This morning, Assistant ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 14APR2017
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The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 14APR2017. New theory may explain the 'music of the meteors' Science Magazine Now, scientists have ...

Lyrid meteor shower to peak next week: museum
Focus Taiwan News Channel (press release)
Taipei, April 15 (CNA) Stargazers in Taiwan will have a good chance to view the Lyrid meteor shower on April 22 when it peaks that day, the Taipei ...

Bristol's night sky lights up with some rare occurrences
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
Sky watchers in the Mountain Empire this week had a chance to observe two rare occurrences, a suspected meteor and the International Space ...

Observing 2017 Lyrids meteor shower
International Meteor Organization
After three months of low rates, April ushers in two major showers (Lyrids and eta Aquariids) and a temporary upswing in meteor activity. The first of ...

This Week's Sky at a Glance, April 14 – 22
Sky & Telescope
The weak Lyrid meteor shower should peak in the hours before Saturday's dawn. The Moon will be only a waning crescent. The shower's peak usually ...

Lyrid meteor shower 2017: How, when and where to see the dazzling display over London
MSN.com
The Lyrid meteor shower 2017 will light up the sky later this month and for keen stargazers there are a range of ways to see the dazzling display.

Lyrid meteor shower 2017: How, when and where to see the dazzling display over London
Evening Standard
The Lyrid meteor shower 2017 will light up the sky later this month and for keen stargazers there are a range of ways to see the dazzling display.

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Martian meteorites and the evolution of Mars - Meteorite Talk TX 17APR2017

Martian meteorites and the evolution of Mars 
The Clear Lake Gem & Mineral Society will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Clear Lake Park Building located at 5001 Nasa Parkway, Seabrook, TX. The program will be presented by Thomas Lapen, Professor in the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department at the University of Houston. He will discuss insights into the duration of igneous activity and the nature of magma sources in Mars from analyses of shergottite meteorites – mafic to ultramafic igneous rocks from Mars’ crust. This presentation will summarize some of the recent discoveries about Mars made from the study of Martian meteorites and will discuss some future research directions. This will be a talk for a general audience. Visitors are always welcomed. http://www.clgms.org/
Contact: Annabel Brownfield, 281-486-1866

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The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 14APR2017

New theory may explain the 'music of the meteors'
Science Magazine
Now, scientists have proposed a theory to explain how our eyes and ears could perceive a meteor at nearly the same time. The hypothesis might also ...

Viewing the 2017 Lyrid Meteor Shower
American Meteor Society
After three months of low rates, April ushers in two major showers (Lyrids and eta Aquariids) and a temporary upswing in meteor activity. The first of ...

Fireball seen streaking across night sky in several states
WMBF
The American Meteor Society described the light show as a fireball, and received 191 reports of a fireball seen over GA, NC, FL, TN, VA, SC, KY and ...

Posts Tagged czech video meteor observations
Vox Charta
We use the Slovak and Czech video meteor observations, as well as video meteoroid orbits collected in the CAMS, SonotaCo, EDMOND and DMS ...

Bright meteor streaks across the Carolina sky
WCNC
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A meteor soared across southeast skies Wednesday night, seen by several but one man from Cornelius captured the ...

Wednesday night meteor lights up the sky
WLOS
Just after 9 p.m. Wednesday night, the News 13 newsroom started getting viewer reports of a meteor or fireball in the sky. According to Chief ...

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13 April 2017

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VIDEO: Meteor seen in the Carolinas
WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
Earl Ayers happened to catch the apparent meteor and posted a video on Twitter. If you look at the video below, you can see a white streak of light ...

'One of the coolest things I've ever seen!' Did you see the fireball Wednesday night?
The State
on the American Meteor Society website. In Chapin, Nick S. reported he and his wife saw it as they were outside looking at Jupiter. “The fireball looked ...

Meteor seen shooting across North Carolina sky
Sott
According to reports, the meteor flew through the night sky around 8:43pm. Those who saw it describe a bright, white light lasting for about 10 seconds ...

Several people spot possible meteor streaking across the North Carolina night sky
Yahoo News
Several people have reported seeing a possible meteor streaking across the North Carolina sky. The meteor was reported in various locations in ...

You weren't seeing things. There was a fireball over Charlotte, and it had a tail
Charlotte Observer
As much as we'd all like to believe it was an other worldly probe, the American Meteor Society is suggesting it was just a meteor in the “fireball” ...

So what did everyone see in the sky Wednesday night?
WVLT
The society received close to 200 reports of a fireball on Wednesday night. They received reports from Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Virginia, South ...

Fireball Streaking Across Southern California Prompts Hundreds of Calls
Eye Opener
The American Meteor Society says it received at least 260 reports of the fireball event. Most of the reports were from San Diego, but people from Los ...

Wednesday night meteor lights up the sky
WLOS
According to Chief Information Officer Lamar Owen, with the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) NASA is calling it an 'earth-grazer' meteor.


Meteor April 10, 2017
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Published on Apr 13, 2017
Meteor as seen from Eastern Southern California.

'One of the coolest things I've ever seen!' Did you see the fireball Wednesday night?
The State
People across North and South Carolina reported seeing a fireball shoot across the sky shortly before 9pm Wednesday night. In West Columbia, LP ...

meteor 4-10-17
YouTube
Chandler,AZ south on 101/202 loop we could see the meteor fall that was seen all the way to California coast.

What was that light streaking across the East Tenn. sky?
WBIR-TV
April 12, 2017: After streaks of light were seen across the sky of the Southeast, spotters for the American Meteor Society say it was a fireball.

Save the Date! Lyrid meteor shower expected to peak April 22-23
whnt.com
A fireball is a meteor that glows brighter than the planet Venus as the space rock burns through the Earth's sky. And why is it called meteorology if ...

FIREBALL: Viewers see meteor shoot across sky
WSOC Charlotte
A meteor streaked across the sky at about 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday in the Southeast, according to reports from American Meteor Society observers.

Meteor Spotted In The Carolinas!
WFMY News 2
Last night there was a bright meteor over San Diego. Curious if the one over NC looked like this? https://t.co/s4EjJ4IDmR #meteor #fireball.

Did a meteor land in western NSW?
Western Magazine
A meteor lit up the skies on March 15 and astronomers from Coonabarabran and Bathurst believe it could have landed on earth in western NSW.

How To See The Lyrids Meteor Shower Of 2017, The Easy Way
Bustle
A big, bright, dazzling meteor shower is coming soon, and all you'll need to watch it is eyes! You have those, right? Because you'll need at least one of ...

Fireball over South Carolina
American Meteor Society
The preliminary estimated trajectory plotted from the witness reports shows the meteor was traveling from the Northeast to Southwest and ended its ...

191 Reports
Fireball event
IMO received 191 reports about a fireball seen over GA, NC, FL, TN, VA, SC, KY and AL on Thursday, April 13th 2017 around 00:43 UT.

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12 April 2017

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Major Green 'Fireball' Lit the Sky Over California, Los Angeles, Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico
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Fireball / Meteor over Georgia!
Godlike Productions
Fireball / Meteor over Georgia! Spotted heading from the northeast to the southwest. A family friend north of Charlotte saw the same thing. Anyone else ...

FIREBALL: Viewers see meteor shoot across sky
WSOC Charlotte
A meteor streaked across the sky at about 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday in the Southeast, according to reports from American Meteor Society observers.

VIDEO: Fireball seen shooting across NC sky
WBTV
Several people reported seeing a large fireball in the sky over North Carolina Wednesday evening. WBTV received several calls about the sighting ...

Watch: Is this a shooting star or a meteor over Dawlish?
DevonLive.com
Dawlish Beach Cam has captured this stunning video of a bright object over the area – but is it a meteor or a shooting star? Simon Deane from the ...

High school Astro Club looks to stars
Coshocton Tribune
The annual Lyrid Meteor Shower runs April 16 through 25, but should peak in the hours before dawn on the morning of April 22, according to ...

San Diego sky lights up after mysterious flash
Fox News
More than 260 reports in Los Angeles, Arizona and Nevada had similar sightings according to the American Meteor Society. Another San Diego ...

Woman “videobombed” by bright fireball during live-stream
WDEF News 12
The American Meteor Society (AMS) has received 420 reports — and counting — about the fireball event seen over San Diego around 9 p.m. ET on ...

Meteor shower caught during helicopter traffic report in Kansas City
KMBZ
This month, those of us in the Northern Hemisphere are being treated to the Lyrid Meteor Shower, the dusty trail of a comet, which will peak on April 22 ...

When is the Lyrid meteor shower? Where and how to see the spectacular astronomical event
Gloucestershire Live
The shower will be most visible on Saturday, April 22 after midnight and just before dawn on Sunday, April 23. The Lyrid Meteor takes place in April ...

Meteor makes cameo during woman's video chat
MSN.com
A meteor makes a cameo during a woman's video chat in San Bernardino, California.

Meteorite caught on dashcam!
YouTube
Saw this meteor on the dashcam while driving westbound on I-10 near 99th Ave in Avondale/Tolleson, AZ.

Was that a meteor? See it on video
LA Daily News
What appears to be a meteor shooting across the sky in Southern California around 9 p.m. Monday, April 10, 2017, is seen in two images. At left, the ...

Smoking 'meteor' captured falling through the sky over Plymouth
Cornwall Live
These stunning pictures appear to show a smoking meteor falling through the sky in a spectacular red sunrise. Ben Landricombe was on his way to ... This is likely an aircraft contrail- LunarMeteoriteHunter, Tokyo, Japan.

Meteor lights up San Diego sky
Washington Post
April 11, 2017 1:17 PM EDT - A meteor shot across the San Diego sky on April 10. This video shows the fireball over Orange County. (Ryan Bracci) ...

Did you see the meteor in our skies? | Survey
Wellington Times
The search is on for a meteor that is believed to have penetrated the atmosphere and landed somewhere in western NSW, according to astronomers ...

Posts Tagged meteor studies
Vox Charta
Studies of meteor trails have until now been limited to relatively simple models, with the trail often being treated as a conducting cylinder, and the head ...

Bright Fireball over San Diego, CA
American Meteor Society
The preliminary estimated trajectory plotted from the witness reports shows the meteor was traveling from the East to West and ended its visible flight ...

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