18 June 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 17JUN2018

Uit heel Nederland meldingen van grote vuurbal: 'Zo gaaf en zo groot'
RTL Nieuws
Op de website International Meteor Organization kwamen 71 meldingen binnen. Vooral uit Nederland, maar ook enkele uit België en Duitsland.

The Perseid Meteor Shower Is Happening In Massachusetts August 2018
Only In Your State
The annual Perseids meteor shower is returning to the Bay State this season and it's shaping up to be one of the brightest displays yet.

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Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, France, Netherlands Fireball Meteor 16JUN2018 w/ video

Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, France, Netherlands Fireball Meteor 16JUN2018 w/ video

'It pierced the clouds': Fireball spotted blazing over Europe (VIDEO, PHOTO)
RT
The celestial ball of light is thought to have been the same phenomenon observed in dozens of reports to the International Meteor Organization (IMO).

Uit heel Nederland meldingen van grote vuurbal: 'Zo gaaf en zo groot'
RTL Nieuws
Op de website International Meteor Organization kwamen 71 meldingen binnen. Vooral uit Nederland, maar ook enkele uit België en Duitsland.

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16 June 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 16JUN2018

Adler Team Searches For Space Rocks In The Lake
WBEZ
Pieces of that meteor are sitting at the bottom of the lake, and the Adler Planetarium is on a mission to find those fragments in a mission called the ...

'It pierced the clouds': Fireball spotted blazing over Europe (VIDEO, PHOTO)
RT
The celestial ball of light is thought to have been the same phenomenon observed in dozens of reports to the International Meteor Organization (IMO).

Scientists Found New Evidence About Water's Presence On Moon
I4U News
In total, the research team analyzed 13 different meteor samples that were collected from the same region but only one of the sample contained ...

Meteorites recovered in Yunnan, China, following spectacular meteor fireball event
Sott
A recent test reveals that the chondrites - stony nonmetallic meteorites - that hit Xishuangbanna, Southwest China's Yunnan province, about two ...

DTIC ADA476971: Theoretical and Observational Studies of Meteor Interactions with the Ionosphere
Internet Archive
An intense flux of small-mass meteors has been seen in large-aperture radar scattering for many years. At high altitudes, these meteoroids routinely ...

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15 June 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 15JUN2018

A Meteoroid Smashed Into the Side of a Crater on Mars and Then Started a Landslide
Universe Today
In this case, however, the dry dust on the slope was destabilized by the meteor's impact, which exposed darker material beneath. The impact that ...

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Photographs an Avalanche Caused By a Meteor Strike
Outer Places
That impact crater toward the top of the photo, only about 16.5 feet (5 meters) across, was naturally created by a meteor striking the Martian surface ...

Thuraya Astronomy Center- Dubai Meteorite, Space and Astronomy Museum Video
The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
Posted: 14 Jun 2018 07:49 AM PDT
Thuraya Astronomy Center (Dubai Astronomy Group)- Dubai Meteorite, Space and Astronomy Museum. Dubai center seeks to create awareness about space, astronomy. Thuraya Astronomy Center is the place where people can come down and experience astronomy, Hasan Ahmad al-Hariri, the center’s Director and chief ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 14JUN2018
The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 13JUN2018. Yunnan meteors older than the Sun: experts. China.org.cn. Xu Weibiao, chief scientist at .

Meteor Activity Outlook for June 16-22, 2018
American Meteor Society
This will cause interference with evening meteor viewing but the more active morning hours will be free of moonlight. This weekend the waxing ...

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14 June 2018

Thuraya Astronomy Center- Dubai Meteorite, Space and Astronomy Museum Video

Thuraya Astronomy Center (Dubai Astronomy Group)-
Dubai Meteorite, Space and Astronomy Museum- Video

Posted on YouTube by Al Arabiya English  276 views
Published on May 9, 2018
Dubai center that seeks to create awareness about space, astronomy
Thuraya Astronomy Center is the place where people can come down and experience astronomy, Hasan Ahmad al-Hariri, the center’s Director and chief executive of the Dubai Astronomy Group, has said.
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The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 14JUN2018

New ESA infographic on asteroid risks
New infographic illustrates how ESA will use first-ever ‘flyeye’ telescopes to support the UN and international efforts to respond to asteroid risks
http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2018/06/Flyeye_telescopes_infographic

Announcement from Planetary Science Research Discoveries [PSRD]
Meteorite Evidence for a Complicated Protoplanetary Disk --
A striking dichotomy in isotopic compositions of meteorite groups appears to be consistent with
Jupiter and Saturn migrating to and fro during planet formation.
http://www.psrd.hawaii.edu/June18/complicated-disk.html

Secret missile-launch or lens flare? Bizarre streak over naval station triggers conspiracy theories
RT
A missile launch? Or just a meteor flash? A mysterious object has been spotted over an air base in Washington state. The puzzle has led to a of ...

UFO blasted off on West Coast skies is not military vessel, confirms top official
International Business Times, India Edition
This feature does not look like a meteor, nor are there any meteor reports for the area that I could find online," wrote Cliff Mass on his blog page dated ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 13JUN2018
Lunar Meteorite Hunters
The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 13JUN2018. Yunnan meteors older than the Sun: experts. China.org.cn. Xu Weibiao, chief scientist at ...

the observed characteristics of radio-echoes from overdense meteor trains
ScienceDirect
data relating to the duration of radio-echoes from overdense meteor trains are presented and discussed, with particular reference to the differences ...

The anisotropy of turbulence at the meteor level
ScienceDirect
meteor level of the ionosphere (say 90 km in height) cannot be regarded as “turbulence” of the kind studied in the laboratory; nor can the theory of ...

asteroid day
American Meteor Society
The estimated total hourly meteor rates for evening observers this week is 3 as seen from mid-northern latitude (45N) and 4 from the southern tropics ...

Fireball report
Report a Fireball
Persistent train. Observation, Yes. Duration, 5s. Length, 15°. Remarks, Different pieces flew through air after fireball, disappearing after 5 seconds.

Fireball report
Report a Fireball
Persistent train. Observation, Yes. Duration, 2s. Length, 20°. Remarks, glowing train that followed along the tail end of fireball and train was white with ...

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The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 13JUN2018

Yunnan meteors older than the Sun: experts
China.org.cn
Xu Weibiao, chief scientist at the Purple Mountain Observatory of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, examined a sample and concluded the meteor ...

Yunnan meteors older than the Sun: experts
People's Daily
A meteor found in Yunnan Province [File Photo: Yunnan.cn] Experts have determined that a me.

Yunnan meteors older than the Sun
Belarus News (BelTA)
BEIJING, 13 June(BelTA - People's Daily) - Experts have determined that a meteor that landed in southwest China's Yunnan Province is as old as the ...

Meteorite that hit China as old as the solar system, says expert
GBTIMES
A meteor slammed into southwest China's Yunnan Province on June 1, with an expert now claiming it could be as old as the solar system. Xu Weibiao ...

Secret missile-launch or lens flare? Bizarre streak over naval station triggers conspiracy theories
RT
“I ran this image by Robert Lunsford of the American Meteor Society and he said it was definitely not a meteor. It looked like a missile launch to him as ...

Iridium flare or meteor?
Cloudy Nights
The top image I originally ignored as some of the other shots had less clouds, but I saw I captured a shooting star Iridium or meteor? Mars and Saturn ...

Perseid Meteor Shower
Eventbrite
Eventbrite - Northumberland National Park Authority presents Perseid Meteor Shower - Monday, August 13, 2018 at The Sill: National Landscape ...

UFO news: Was UFO sighting on American west coast a rogue missile?
Express.co.uk
“This feature does not look like a meteor, nor are there any meteor reports for the area that I could find online. “The lightning networks did not show a ...

Nasa reveals pic of Mars meteorite impact crater which looks a lot like a crashed UFO
Metro
Nasa has spotted something strange on Mars which looks a bit like a crashed UFO but was actually caused by a meteor strike. The stunning images ...

Videos
American Meteor Society
This video has been uploaded on the American Meteor Society Website. AMS Event: 2009-2018, Report 142664 (2009af-2018). Uploaded by.

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12 June 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 12JUN2018

Meteor showers of comet C/1964 N1 (Ikeya)
Astronomy & Astrophysics
We intend to map the meteor complex of the long-period comet C/1964 N1 (Ikeya), which ... July ξ-Arietids, the meteor shower 533 in the IAU MDC list.

A secret missile launch? Mystery streak of light spotted over Whidbey Island leaves locals baffled
Daily Mail
Mr Johnson said he contacted a number of experts about the strange sighting, including Robert Lunsford of the American Meteor Society who said it ...

'Secret missile launch' MYSTERY object spotted flying close to a US military base
Express.co.uk
While Mr Lunsford ruled out the object was a meteor, he said he too believed it looked like a missile launch. Two more experts weighed in with his ...

Mystery Object in Washington Sky Wasn't Missile, Military Says
Newsmax
This feature does not look like a meteor, nor are there any meteor reports for the area that I could find online. "The lightning networks did not show a ...

60. Il A Shooting Star Is Actually The Track Of A
Chegg
Answer to 60. Il A shooting star is actually the track of a meteor, typically a small chunk of debris from a comet that has entere...

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11 June 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 11JUN2018

Measurements of winds in the upper atmosphere by means of drifting meteortrails I
ScienceDirect
measuring upper atmosphere winds from the drift of meteor trails. The purpose of the present paper is to describe a continuously recording method for ...

effect of rotation on the initial radius of meteor trains
Oxford Journals - Oxford University Press
Abstract. We propose that the observed variation of the initial radius of meteor trains with height is largely the result of the rapid rotation (∼ 5 × 103 rad/

Planetary perturbations on the Geminid meteor stream
Oxford Journals - Oxford University Press
The behaviour of the Geminid meteor stream is affected by gravitational perturbations. The evolution over 5000 yr, 500 yr forward and 4500 yr back ha.

A Meteor
Space Weather Gallery
A Meteor Taken by BORNET Patrick on June 10, 2018 @ Saint Martin sur ... Meteor with my allsky cam asi224mc at 00h51h14s TU (10s exposure).

Event 1996-2018
Fireball event
ID, UT Date & Time, Local Date & Time, City, State, Dur. Magn. D. Sound, C. Sound, Frag. Observer, Exp. a, 2018-06-10 03:13 UT, 2018-06-09 21:13 ...

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10 June 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 10JUN2018

Large meteor last night
Reddit
Did anyone else happen to see the fireball type meteor last night around 2am? It was going slow enough that it could have been something...

'Meteor Festival' brings international stars to Israel's North
The Jerusalem Post
But the Meteor Festival, bringing closed to 100 international and local acts, is sure to bring a significant crowd to a sleepy kibbutz near the Jordan ...

Analysis of British Meteor Data | Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society | Oxford ...
oup.com
Abstract. 1. With a view to a complete statistical analysis of the true paths of meteors, a collection of 1253 accordances has been made, and these ...

Meteor Detection with Rtl-Sdr
Stargazers Lounge
Hello. I've been trying to receive radar meteor reflections with an SDR and a 3 element homemade Yagi-Uda antenna. My antenna is designed for the ...

Fireball report
American Meteor Society
Remarks, This was about the largest and brightest meteor I've observed in many years, if not my brightest ever! If this one burned out near the edge of ...

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09 June 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 09JUN2018

Astronomy Summer Series - Perseid Meteor Shower
The Astronomical League
Discover the night sky from Assateague Island! The event will begin with auditorium presentations followed by stargazing with telescopes.

Close encounters
Heavens-Above
The following table lists the upcoming close encounters with all other known orbiting objects for which orbital elements are available (over 16000).

Experts confirm Ramgarh Crater's origin as a meteor
Moneycontrol.com
Since the 19th century, Ramgarh Crater has evoked the interest of geologists and now a team of scientists is in Rajasthan's Baran district to solve the ...

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08 June 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 08JUN2018

Asteroid burning above Africa, NASA spotted it moving towards Earth
News Heads
A meteor enlightened the sky over Botswana in Africa, at just 6-feet across. NASA US space agency, however, mentions that the asteroid was just ...

Source of sonic boom may have been identified
Ozark Radio News
... boom from a jet breaking the sound barrier overhead, to earthquakes or dynamite, to the possibility of a meteor exploding high in the atmosphere.

Ozarks shaken by massive boom, meteor explosion suspected
The Event Chronicle
A massive boom was heard and felt over much of the Ozarks shortly after noon (local time) on June 6, 2018. The National Weather Service said their ...

Ancient novae and meteor showers.
WorldCat
Get this from a library! Ancient novae and meteor showers.. [Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory,;]

A Meteor Is Falling Straight Down Earth And It Is
Chegg
A meteor is falling straight down earth and it is going to land 20 miles away from you. You are watching it fall and during a two second period of time ...

Perseid Meteor Star Party
San Diego County News Center
We'll provide the hot chocolate, you bring your camp chairs... Join preserve staff for a chance to see one of summer's best nighttime shows. Arrive at ...

Expert knows how soon killer asteroid will wipe out life from earth's surface
International Business Times, Singapore Edition
As per Glockner, the object which was spotted in the South African skies might be a UFO making a close flyby. He added that there was no meteor ... (Nonsense! - LMH)

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07 June 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 07JUN2018

A New Glimpse Into the Martian Past
The Atlantic
They could have crash-landed on Mars inside a meteor that blew apart into bits, scattering debris and mixing with indigenous material. Or they might ...

China Had A Meteor / Meteorite Event
DetectorProspector.com
Fragments of meteorites fell in southwest China's Yunnan Province on June 1 and two pieces fell through villagers' house roofs while one fell on the ...

The Chinese village was hit by a rain of meteor fragments
The Siver Times
Chinese treasure hunters in the confusion raked and sell fragments of a meteorite after a fireball lit up the sky on the border between China and Burma ...

Image: Tunguska devastation
Phys.Org
Fallen trees at Tunguska, Imperial Russia, seen in 1929, 15 km from epicentre of aerial blast site, caused by explosion of a meteor in 1908 (Photo ...

Ancient novae and meteor showers
Stanford SearchWorks - Stanford University
Ancient novae and meteor showers. Publication: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution, 1958. Physical description: 1 online resource (iii, 109-144 ...

Crazy footage of a meteor flashing across the night sky is caught on camera—the whole sky lights up
The Epoch Times
If you see a light flashing through the night sky, and it's as bright as this, you'll immediately wonder what it could be. People in this town in Russia, had ...

Orbit
Heavens-Above
View from above orbital plane, View from above satellite. Ground track. The orbit data is extracted from the following two-line orbital elements,

Jangan Lewatkan Momen Langka Peristiwa Langit di Bulan Juni 2018 Ini, Ada Hujan Meteor!
Tribun Manado
Disebutkan bahwa selama satu bulan ke depan ini, akan ada peristiwa mulai dari konjungsi planet, hujan meteor, hingga dekatnya Saturnus dengan ...

Nocturnal Nature: Perseids Meteor Shower and Greek Star Tales
Harris Center for Conservation Education
We'll also scan the night sky for shooting stars during one of the prime nights for viewing the Perseid meteor showers. Bring a blanket, and meet at 10 ...

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