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31 December 2009

31DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News

China's Antarctic expedition team finds first meteorite at Grove Mountain
Xinhua
30 (Xinhua) -- China's 26th Antarctic expedition team discovered its first meteorite at Antarctica's Grove Mountain Wednesday afternoon. ...

Russia plans space project to prevent asteroid collision
USA Today
Russia is particularly sensitive to the threat from outer space because of a meteorite that struck a remote region of Siberia in 1908, leveling 80 million ...

Dino-killer meteorite hit India coast: prof
Canada.com
An American professor says he has proof the massive meteorite that killed the dinosaurs actually crash-landed off India's west coast. ...

Chatter: What we're hearing
GlobalPost
... feet long and is about three times the size of a meteorite the likely caused the 1908 explosion in Siberia that knocked over an about 80 million trees. ...

Dreamtime Meteor Impact Found with Google Earth
Universe Today
Duane Hamacher a PhD student from Australia's Macquarie University found an ancient meteor impact crater in a remote location of the Northern Territory by ...

Russia floats "Armageddon" style meteor diversion notion.
Gather.com
Large meteor impacts on the Earth's surface do not happen very often, it can be millions of years between occurences. But the occurences can be game ...

Meteors may, or may not, light skies
The News-Press
A meteor shower named for a constellation that no longer exists might be partially washed out because its peak occurs Sunday before dawn, three days after ...

WORLD NEWS AT A GLANCE
El Paso Inc
Perminov said Apophis is about three times the size of the Tungunsky meteorite, apparently the cause of a 1908 explosion in Siberia that knocked over an ...



Meteor Search by Spirit, Sol 668
Annotated Meteor Search by Spirit, Sol 668 The panoramic cameras on NASA's Mars Exploration Rovers are about as sensitive as the human eye at night. ...
Aurora Shimmer, Meteor Flash [PIC] : science
That must have been a hell of a bright meteor, As someone who has tried many times to photograph meteors. I can safely say that would have been an ...
2009 to end with a blue moon
Silver City Sun News
The more spectacular sight will start Sunday, with the moon out of the way, when the Quadrantid meteor shower will be visible. ...

30 December 2009

30DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News

Gibt es einen Unterschied zwischen Asteroiden und Meteoriten?
AstroNews
Ja, als Meteoriten bezeichnet man kleine Brocken aus dem All, die es geschafft haben, die Erdoberfläche zu erreichen. Befinden sich Meteoriten noch im All, ...

Роскосмос планирует спасти Землю от столкновения с астероидом Апофис
Полит.ру
LL chondrites – каменные, зернистые метеориты, с низким содержанием железа. Таких метеоритов сравнительно немного – около 9% изо всех собранных на Земле. ...

Google Earth confirms Dreamtime meteor legend
Herald Sun
When visiting the site with a team of geophysicists and astrophysicists, Mr Hamacher and his team found evidence of Palm Valley being an ancient meteorite ...

Roscosmos to consider project to save Earth from asteroid
RIA Novosti
He referred to Apophis, an asteroid that he said was almost three times as large as the Tunguska meteorite. On June 30, 1908, an explosion equivalent to ...
9 astronomy milestones in 2009
msnbc.com
Earth had a front row seat to a multitude of space objects in 2009, with stunning meteor showers, wayward space rocks buzzing the planet and weird lights in ...
5 Things to Do This Weekend (Dec. 31-Jan. 3)
Galesburg Register-Mail
And if you want to keep your eyes on the skies more this weekend, watch for the Quadrantids
Meteor Shower. These meteors peak on Sunday, but they might be ...

Greensburg meteorite returns to its home
The Pratt Tribune Tue, 29 Dec 2009 15:42 PM PST
GREENSBURG â The 1,000 pound Space Wanderer Pallasite Meteorite recently returned to its home in Greensburg. The meteorite will be placed on display in the newly completed City Hall, 300 S. Main, until the new Big Well Museum is constructed.

Peapack-Gladstone officials familiar with house destroyed in Christmas Eve fire
Madison Eagle
"A meteor could have hit the place and that could be a factor. However, we don't know that unless we find evidence of a meteor," he said. ...

Meteorite falls over Wisbech
Fenland Today
By Unknown UPWELL man Jimmy Greenwood had a close encounter of the third kind recently when a meteorite sped past him as he drove along the A47. ...

29DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News

asahi.com(朝日新聞社):南極観測の地学調査隊、隕石調査へ出発 ...
michio_mukui says: 【科学】 南極観測の地学調査隊、隕石調査へ出発 (朝日新聞): 【南極・クラウン湾=中山由美】51次南極観測隊の地学調査隊は28日、セールロンダ ...

Australian astronomer finds crater from ancient stories, Google maps
iTWire
... used ancient folklore from an Australian Aboriginal people and modern Google maps to locate a meteorite crater in central Australia. ...

MEET THE METEOR MAN
Hamilton Spectator Mon, 28 Dec 2009 01:36 AM PST
(Dec 28, 2009) - A professional meteorite hunter from Portland, Ore., is about to put a piece of the famed Grimsby space rock up for sale on the Internet....



Australia's Aborigines may have been the world's first astronomers
New Kerala Mon, 28 Dec 2009 00:51 AM PST
Sydney, December 28 : An astronomer from Sydney took inspiration from an aboriginal story about a star crashing to earth with a noise like thunder, to discover an ancient meteorite crater in central Australia, taking the help of Google Earth, a finding that leads to the suggestion that the Aborigines may have been the world's first astronomers....

Google dreaming locates hidden crater
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Mon, 28 Dec 2009 00:04 AM PST
A Sydney-based astronomer has used ancient culture and modern technology to identify a meteorite crater in central Australia....

Google, Dreaming lead to ancient crater
The Age Sun, 27 Dec 2009 20:13 PM PST
Aboriginal Dreaming story about a star crashing to earth with a noise like thunder leads to discovery of an ancient meteorite crater in central Australia. ...

Blue moon sees in the new year
Lismore Northern Star
To top it off, nature's light show will continue into the New Year with the Quadrantid meteor shower that can be seen around the world from January 3 to 5 ...

28 December 2009

28DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News

MEET THE METEOR MAN
Hamilton Spectator
A professional meteorite hunter from Portland, Ore., is about to put a piece of the famed Grimsby space rock up for sale on the Internet. ...

朝日新聞社南極観測の地学調査隊隕石調査へ出発 サイエンス
asahicom 【南極・クラウン湾=中山由美】51次南極観測隊の地学調査隊は28日、セールロンダーネ山地へ出発した。バルフェン山南 部までの約350キロをスノーモービルと雪上 ...

Google, Dreaming lead to ancient crater
Sydney Morning Herald
Astrophysicist Tui Britton in a meteorite impact crater discovered in Palm Valley in Northern Territory. Photo: Duane Hamacher AN ABORIGINAL Dreaming story ...

Google, Dreaming lead to crater
Brisbane Times Sun, 27 Dec 2009 13:54 PM PST
Aboriginal Dreaming story about a star crashing to earth with a noise like thunder leads to discovery of an ancient meteorite crater in central Australia.


Google dreaming locates hidden crater
ABC Online
A Sydney-based astronomer has used ancient culture and modern technology to identify a meteorite crater in central Australia. ...

Celestial highlights for 2010
Steamboat Pilot
11 and 12: Perseid Meteor Shower — One of the most reliable of our annual meteor showers is the August Perseid shower. We experience this shower of “falling ...

Meteor Hunt In Beijing Continues
Beijing, China (XNA) Dec 22, 2009 - The search continues for a full moon-bright meteoroid likely to have landed in west suburban Beijing on Wednesday in ...

27 December 2009

27DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News

EarthSky's meteor shower guide for 2009 | EarthSky
The greatest number of meteors are expected to fall before dawn on January 3 for North American observers. Although the Quadrantids can produce over 100 ...
Picture of: APOD: Aurora Shimmer, Meteor Flash - Mixx
Northern Lights, or aurora borealis, haunted skies over the island of Kvaløya, near Tromsø Norway on December 13. This 30 second long exposure records their ...
When Do Meteor Showers Happen? - Associated Content ...
Usually, these bits are as small as a grain of sand. A few can be as large as a pea.
January's full moon to shine brightest
Akron Beacon Journal
The Quadrantid meteor shower peaks on Jan. 3, but the almost full moon will make observation difficult. Even more difficult will be the observing of the ...

26 December 2009

26DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News



Astrobiology Top 10: Glycine in the Grid
Astrobiology Magazine
... “Our discovery supports the theory that some of life's ingredients formed in space and were delivered to Earth long ago by meteorite and comet impacts. ...

asahicom朝日新聞社南極地学調査隊が上陸 隕石探査に朝日新聞記者同行 ...
【南極・クラウン湾=中山由美】南極大陸から張り出す広大な棚氷に囲まれたクラウン湾に停泊していた南極観測船「しらせ」は51次南極観測隊(本吉洋一隊長)のセール ...

Laurence Garvie - Center for Meteorite Studies - ASU
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Laurence Garvie - Center for Meteorite Studies - ASU
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Ursids Meteor Shower - Mike's Astro Photos
By Mike Hankey 
The Ursid's Meteor Shower peaked on Dec 22, 2009. I set my camera up and pointed it near the radiant and shot continuously for several hours on a couple of different nights. While I caught two sporadic meteors during the sessions, ...



Meteor Sightings in Nebraska Related to Earthquake?
UNL Planetarium Coordinator Jack Dunn says a large meteor spotted in southeastern Nebraska last week was probably a fireball.
Coma Berencids Meteor Shower December 2009--January 2010 ...
The Coma Berenicid Meteor Shower is a minor celestial event that is for die-hard meteor enthusiasts. Their meteors have been photographed in the USA and ...
Rare Achondrite Find - Arizona
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25 December 2009

25DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News

Strange Fiery Object Found On Beach
The Dispatch
According to NASA officials, the Geminid meteor shower arched its way across the northern hemisphere sky from Dec. 6-18, providing one of the most visible ... (more) Another Meteorite Hoax!

Japanese Antarctic Meteorite Search Team Arrives
Asahi.com
朝日新聞社隕石隊セールロンダーネ山地の調査へ ヘリで輸送 ...【南極・クラウン湾=中山由美】51次南極観測隊を乗せた観測船「しらせ」は23日、クラウン湾に到着し、セールロンダーネ山地で地質調査などを行う隕石(いんせき) ...

GEOLOGY 101
原始无球粒陨石: Acapulcoite, Lodranite, Winonaite, Brachinite ... 火星陨石: orthopyroxenite, chassignite, nakhlite, shergottite.  石铁陨石 ...

Program enables visitors to interact with space program
The Coloradoan
Learn more about the challenges of air pressure and flying meteorites that space suit designers have to face in Suit Up for Space between 11 am and 1 pm ...


24 December 2009

日本の南極の隕石新聞 24DEC09

朝日新聞社隕石隊セールロンダーネ山地の調査へ ヘリで輸送 ..
asahi.com
【南極・クラウン湾=中山由美】51次南極観測隊を乗せた観測船「しらせ」は23日、クラウン湾に到着し、セールロンダーネ山地で地質調査などを行う隕石(いんせき) ...

24DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News

Bounty offered for Paragould Meteorite
Paragould Daily Press
Over the next five weeks, five fragments of the meteorite were found southwest of Paragould near Finch. The largest broke the US record at 820 pounds. ...

Meteor: Stargazers in a spin over fireball sighting
Peterborough Today
By Asha Mehta Sightings of a rare daylight "fireball" - thought to be a meteor - was seen flashing over the Wisbech skies. A meteor which has passed through ...

The Truth about Nanobacteria (preview)
Scientific American Wed, 23 Dec 2009 05:08 AM PST
Evidence of life on Mars, even if only in the distant past, would finally answer the age-old question of whether living beings on Earth are alone in the universe. The magnitude of such a discovery is illustrated by President Bill Clintonâs appearance at a 1996 press conference to announce that proof had been found at last. A meteorite chipped from the surface of the Red Planet some 15 million ...

23 December 2009

23DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News

Scientists search for a giant meteorite in China
Brahmand Defence and Aerospace News
"If this meteorite can be recovered, it can become one of the biggest discoveries in Beijing," said Li Xin, a researcher with the Beijing Planetarium, ...



Fossil DNA and Crystal Aggregates-陨石和恐龙蛋胚胎-搜狐博客
By 陨石和恐龙蛋胚胎 
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Looking Up: Bright moon lights the end of 2009
Easton Journal
A few nights afterward is the peak of one of the best meteor showers. January 2010 arrives with a brief but intense meteor shower visible the night of Jan. ...


Meteor hunt in Beijing continues
People's Daily Tue, 22 Dec 2009 00:24 AM PST
The search continues for a full moon-bright meteoroid likely to have landed in west suburban Beijing on Wednesday in what astronomers said could lead to one of the biggest discoveries in Beijing this year. Witnesses in Beijing and nearby Tianjin recorded a clearly visible fireball-like meteorite descending near the west horizon of Beijing at 10:23 pm on Dec 16. The surveillance camera from the ...



Sute de chinezi cauta bucati de meteorit in jurul capitalei ...
Ziua
Insa, imediat ce Observatorul din Beijing a publicat un video de doua secunde a 'extraterestrului' si a confirmat ca este vorba de un meteorit, ..

OpenGeoData » Meteor Mapping
By Steve C
Metero Crater is the well-named meteor crater in Arizona created by a “nickel-iron meteorite about 50 meters (54 yards) across, which impacted the plain at a speed of several kilometers per second. The speed of the impact has been a ...
Meteor Sighting 12/22 5:15 UTC - Bad Astronomy and Universe Today ...
By Anthrage 
Sighted from 73° 35' W, 45° 30' N (Montreal, Canada) - bright blue-white, heading SW...not sure on origin (that part of sky somewhat clouded), no. ...

Dec 18/19/20/21/22 Meteors « The Transient Sky – Comets, Asteroids ...
By Carl Hergenrother 
The “big” meteor story for this week is the peak of the Ursids. Scheduled for last night the Ursids are not considered a major shower but can often produce rates as high as 10-15 per hour. On occasion they can do much better. ...

22 December 2009

Meteor/Meteorite News 22DEC09

Chinesische Behörden suchen nach Aufprallort von Meteorit
Nachrichten-Magazin | Internetzeitung | OPEN-REPORT.de
Östlich der chinesischen Hauptstadt Peking ist in der letzten Woche offenbar ein Meteorit niedergegangen. Wie chinesische Medien heute berichten, ...

科学家在陨石中发现疑似火星远古生命图_科学探索_科技时代_新浪网
通过电子扫描显微镜观测到的这张火星陨石照片图中的凸起同微小细菌形成的微化石十分相似一些圆形凸起被保存在陨石表面类似单个球状微生物 ...

Geminid meteor shower 2009: Where to watch, what to bring - Travel ...
Sky-watchers, get ready for another late-night adventure. The Geminid meteor shower is to be at its peak tonight and into the wee hours of Monday morning.

中國‧科學家找到關鍵證據‧萬年隕石撞出江蘇太湖| 星洲日報.
3 days ago -
中國‧科學家 找到關鍵證據‧萬年隕石撞出江蘇太湖. www.sinchew.com
http://www.sinchew.com.my/node/142809?tid=2

Chinesen auf Meteoriten-Suche
Berliner Umschau
Die Pekinger suchen nach einem Meteoriten, der in der vorigen Woche in der Umgebung der chinesischen Hauptstadt niedergegangen war. ...

aerolith | Chinese (S) | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
Aerolith. [der]石陨星,陨石 aerolite ... Aerolith. Aerolith (m) -e(n) [天]石陨星 ,陨石 © 2007 EIMC International Limited, Co. ...

21 December 2009

21DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News

Meteor hunt in Beijing continues
China Daily
Witnesses in Beijing and nearby Tianjin recorded a clearly visible fireball-like meteorite descending near the west horizon of Beijing at 10:23 pm on Dec 16 ...

У столиці Китаю впав метеорит
информационный портал Ukranews
У Пекіні почалася "метеоритна лихоманка": Люди кинулися на пошуки метеорита. Фото із сайту mustagclub.ru За даними газети China Daily, досить великий ...

Picture of the Day – Aurora Shimmer and a Meteor Flash
Space Fellowship
Both aurora and meteors occur in Earth's upper atmosphere at altitudes of 100 kilometers or so, but aurora are caused by energetic charged particles from ...

Марс подвергся атаке метеорита
Газета "Янтарный край"
Команда камеры высокого разрешения HiRISE орбитального разведчика предъявила публике фотографию ударного кратера, возникшего прямо на глазах у ученых. ...

Spaceweather.com: 2009 Geminid Meteor Shower photo gallery (Page 5)
Summary: The Geminid meteor shower peaked in 2009 under ideal viewing conditions . A new Moon provided dark skies for a display of 120+ meteors per hour on ...

20 December 2009

20DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News

City woman sees strange light in sky Thursday
Middletown Press
Roy Kilgard, an astronomer and research professor for Wesleyan University's Astronomy Department, said the alleged sighting may have been of a meteor. ...



火流星陨石或坠北京西郊亮比满月落地爆闪图搜狐新闻
你在视频看到的好像是在老馆上方划落但实际上划落的地方与天文馆要有一二百公里的距离北京天文馆馆长朱进表示这颗火流星如果在坠落地面时没有燃烧殆尽就有可能有陨石 ...

Skeptical about methane and Uranus
Discover Magazine (blog)
Also, scientists tested the idea that the methane seen to change on Mars with the seasons might be from meteorites, and find that they don't supply nearly ...

APOD: 2009 December 19 - Aurora Shimmer, Meteor Flash
A study in contrasts, it also captures the sudden flash of a fireball meteor from December's excellent Geminid meteor shower. Streaking past familiar stars ...

A Clear Voice for Science
Berthoud Recorder
Some meteor showers, like the Perseids in August, have been watched each year at the same time for many centuries. But the Ursid meteor shower, ...

UFO Flies Over Russia's Kremlin?
MyFox Illinois
Last week many were mystified by mysterious blue-green lights the stopped mid-air and circulated over Norway. Some people believed it could be a meteor or ...

19 December 2009

Beijing, China Meteor Fireball Bolide 16DEC09

火流星陨石或坠北京西郊亮比满月落地爆闪图搜狐新闻
你在视频看到的好像是在老馆上方划落但实际上划落的地方与天文馆要有一二百公里的距离北京天文馆馆长朱进表示这颗火流星如果在坠落地面时没有燃烧殆尽就有可能有陨石 ...


Meteor hunt in Beijing continues
China Daily
Witnesses in Beijing and nearby Tianjin recorded a clearly visible fireball-like meteorite descending near the west horizon of Beijing at 10:23 pm on Dec 16 ...

У столиці Китаю впав метеорит
информационный портал Ukranews
У Пекіні почалася "метеоритна лихоманка": Люди кинулися на пошуки метеорита. Фото із сайту mustagclub.ru За даними газети China Daily, досить великий ...

Translated article:
In China's capital has fallen meteorite
Ukranews
According to the newspaper China Daily, a large meteorite fell in the eastern suburb of a big city last Wednesday. This phenomenon is observed in many city residents, who describe their observations online. Later, the Beijing Observatory confirmed the fall of the meteorite, publishing dvosekundnu shooting events. After that Beijing has started "meteoric fever: many scrambled to find space body, which has now become known as" discovery of the year. We know that the meteorite fell in the mountainous areas Bayhuashan, but astronomers can not name the exact location of the fall. According to their estimates, the place is falling at a distance of 40 to 100 miles from the center of the Chinese capital.

19DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News

Witnesses report 'fireball' meteor
Clay Center Dispatch
The Dispatch received two reports this morning from witnesses who saw a meteor streaking across the sky bright enough to lighten the Clay County countryside ...
Fireball seen from Nebraska to Oklahoma
Clay Center Dispatch
The large green fireball meteor reported by a couple of Clay County residents the night of Dec. 16 has been confirmed by witnesses from Nebraska to Oklahoma ...
Greensburg Meteorite Returns Home
KAKE
In 1949, a half-ton meteorite was discovered and moved to the Big Well Museum. Greensburg residents remember the two being linked together for years. ...
'Fried Egg' may be impact crater
BBC News
Central peaks are often associated with meteorite impacts and form when the compressed crater floor rebounds. A peak is not definitive proof of an impact, ...

New Study of Meteorite Provides More Evidence for Ancient Life on Mars
PhysOrg.com
This image of the meteorite, seen through a scanning electron microscope, shows bumps that resemble a fossilized colony of microbacteria. ...

2008年6月大学英语六级考试真题和答案| 四六级考试
By cetstudy 
Within 50years he hopes scientists will prove that alien life came here in Martian meteorites(陨石)。 Chris McKay,a planetary scientist at NASA's Ames Research Center.believes that in 50 years we may find evidence of alien life in ...

Mesmerising meteors: Cosmic firework lights up the sky above the Mojave Desert
Daily Mail
This incredible picture shows a huge meteor hurtling to Earth during the annual Geminid meteor shower. Astro-photogrpaher Wally Pacholk captured this ...

NASA Names New Deputy Associate Administrator for Exploration
PR Newswire (press release)
A primary part of the research involved using meteorites from Mars to assess the history of water and the potential for life on the Red Planet. ...

隕石
【高画質】直径400kmの巨大隕石が衝突したとき、地球で何が起こるのか. 266140 views ... 隕石落下. 123185 views. もしも巨大津波が発生したら tsunami strike ...

隕 - Specialized - Tangorin.com Japanese Dictionary
Add to vocabulary. いんせき 【隕石】; inseki 【隕石】. aerolite. Geology dictionary. ... いんせき, inseki, 隕石, meteorite ...

Green meteor lights up night sky
Telegraph.co.uk
A green meteor was seen over the Mojave Desert in California as part of the annual Geminid meteor shower. Astro-photogrpaher Wally Pacholka captured the ...

Latest News and Information on Panspermia
坦白说,在那些陨石当中,有相当数量的陨石不止蕴含水分,也蕴含许多的碳,而这些碳以 许多化合物的型态存在著,包括有机化合物(有机化合物 . ...

18 December 2009

Nebraska Meteor Fireball Bolide/Impact?- 16DEC09 18DEC09

SpaceWeather reports:
... An earthquake was nearly concurrent with a large fireball in Nebraska.
"Sky watchers, not only in southeastern Nebraska, but also in neighboring Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas, saw a "bright fireball" with "green streamers" moving from northwest to southeast." ...

http://www.spaceweather.com/glossary/fireballreports_16dec09.htm?PHPSESSID=u98000s616okmr53vgf59nciu6
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Cass News.com
http://www.cass-news.com/articles/2009/12/17/news/local/doc4b2a8bb1b253b965273043.txt

17 December 2009

17DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News

Polarization Microscopy with High Flexibility
AZoNano.com
Bar olivine chondrule in the Coolidge meteorite in transmitted-light with Polarization (left) and Polarization with ë-plate (right). ...


Quadrantid meteor shower to occur January 3-4
Examiner.com
The Quadrantid meteor shower is expected to occur on the night of January 3-4, 2010. Scientists predict that approximately 40-80 bright blue meteors will ...
DailyTech - WISE Spacecraft Seeks Near Earth Objects, New Stars ...
隕石は光を反射しない場合があるから、いままで大きい隕石の半分も見つけられてい なかった ... 統計学に頼っているから隕石の衝突はまず無いといえ、なんかノンビリ。 ...

New: Breaking news and daily top stories via email
io9
ISRO is also exploring how organic matter might have found its way to the lunar surface in the first place — whether it might have be the result of meteor ...

Organic molecules found ... on the moon?
msnbc.com
Finding organic materials on the moon could help scientists understand the history of comet and meteorite impacts, as well as provide valuable resources for ...

Another Hubble View; Fate Of The Sun
AccuWeather.com (blog)
Thanks to those of you who sent in your meteor observations; sounds like some of you had great views! Don't forget that a new Astronomy video will be posted ...

Die Verlockung der Meteoriten
DiePresse.com - Wien,Austria
... Gestein, das zB beim Einschlag von Meteoriten entsteht) und planetare Geologie. Ferner war er Gastprofessor in den USA, Südafrika und in Großbritannien. ...

A Breakdown of Iran's Missile Arsenal
New York Times
Shahab means ''meteor'' or ''shooting star'' in Farsi. Variant of the Shahab-3 model, but lighter and with a range of 1110 miles (1800 kilometers). ...


Leonid meteor shower times: When you should look skyward / The ...
In 2009, the Leonid meteor shower will strike between 3:30 am and 5:30 am Eastern time.
Geminid Meteor Shower Visible this Weekend - CBS News
Dec 8, 2009 ... The Little-Known Geminid Shower Often Puts on a Better Show than the Perseid or Leonid Shower.
New Mountain-Bike Safari in South Africa
Luxist (blog)
... flora and fauna of the region, plus the oldest and largest meteorite impact deposits on earth - not to mention the aforementioned "big five" game. ...

16DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News

Collecting in Antarctica - Weloo
40:51
chondrules that these little -- they;#39;re like little, glassy beads about the size of BB shot, or a little bit bigger than that. That;#39;s the ...

Mammoths lived in Alaska later than thought
Anchorage Daily News
... believes the findings cast doubt on the theory of a sudden mass extinction 13000 to 15000 years ago by meteor strike, disease or overhunting by humans. ...

Dinosaur at home in Devon Meadows
Berwick Leader
DEVON Meadows meteorite hunter and natural history enthusiast, Tom Kapitany, has a special American visitor at his place this Christmas. ...



Geminid Shower 2009 12-14th December, Bangor, Co. Down.
07:05
If you missed the Geminids this year, sit back and watch the show as seen from Bangor, County Down (Use HQ mode)  ...
youtube.com
The Geminid Meteor Shower peaks tonight - City of Brass
Dec 13, 2009 ... The Geminids are coming tonight! "It's the Geminid meteor shower," says Bill Cooke of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office.
Meteor shower 'fails to impress'
BBC News
Stargazers who stayed up throughout the night to witness what was expected to be an intense meteor shower were left disappointed. The Leonid meteor shower, ...

15 December 2009

Duluth, MN fireball 11DEC09 15DEC09


Meteor 'flash' - Duluth, MN - Dec 11, 2009 - 01:17am

posted on YouTube
by CSK225

Meteor pass on the morning of Dec 11, 2009, a very clear night. The camera is looking almost due north. This was seen from the Dakota's to Wisconsin. You don't see the meteor, but rather the sky lighting up very nicely - very fast.

Bright blue-green flash turns night into day across northern Minnesota last ...

Examiner.com - ‎Dec 12, 2009‎
The bright flash across northern Minnesota skies last night was most likely a fireball meteor. A brilliant bright blue-green flash lit up a huge portion of ...

15DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News

More Meteors Streak Across the Sky
Nick.com
If you were awake and outside between 11 PM Sunday night and 3 AM Monday morning Eastern time, you might have seen as many as 140 fiery meteors streaking ...

Astronomers seek fireball witnesses
The Press Association
The spectacular sight, which star-gazers claim happened just before dawn on Monday, is being attributed to a massive meteor shower currently taking place ...


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Geminid Meteor Showers
KTNA
From Kathleen -Thanks for your interest in local reports of Geminid Meteors. This is just for fun, so a high level of accuracy is not expected. ...


LIGO to offer meteor shower viewing today
Mid Columbia Tri City Herald
By the Herald staff The LIGO Hanford Observatory is inviting the public to its campus to watch the Geminid meteor shower from 7 pm to midnight tonight. ...
Geminid Meteor Shower
San Diego Reader (blog)
By Jerry Schad | Posted December 13, 2009, 5:19 pm The Geminid Meteor Shower, one of the year's two most regularly active showers, peaks on the evening of ...
Job vacancy: Computed Tomography Research Assistant
PublicTechnology.net
The aim initially, is to quantify the 3-D distribution of phases in mineralogical and meteorite samples. With previous experience and knowledge of computer ...



Geminid Shower 2009 - Full Motion
03:25
Even though the evening of the traditional Geminid peak (13/14th Dec) was very cloudy, there were enough breaks and enough Geminids to keep things ...
youtube.com


Last chance to watch meteors
Newbury Weekly News Group
Today is the last day of the Geminids meteor shower, which has illuminated the sky over the weekend. The UK is expected to have a clear view of the ...

Earth's atmosphere originated from outer space, new study finds
Examiner.com
They found a clear meteorite signature in the volcanic gases, said Dr Greg Holland, the lead scientist of the project. This finding indicates that volcanic ...

SPACE.com -- Best Meteor Shower of 2009 Peaks Tonight
Dec 13, 2009 ... This year's annual Geminid meteor shower is expected to be a doozie, producing up to 140.

Geminid meteor shower
The Daily Inquirer
The Geminid meteor shower is what NASA dubs as the best meteor shower of 2009. It has already started but tonight, the real spectacle begins. ...

Best Meteor Shower of 2009 Peaks Tonight Yahoo News
This year's annual Geminid meteor shower is expected to be a doozie, producing up to 140 "shooting stars" per hour.

Video: Geminid meteor showers December 14, 2009 best meteor showers of the year
Examiner.com
The best meteor showers of the year, Geminid meteor showers are coming to North America during the early morning of December 14, 2009. If the sky is clear, ...

Pagasa: Good weather to allow clear view of meteor shower
GMA news.tv
Stargazers are likely to get a clear view of the annual Geminids meteor shower starting Monday night, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and ...


Geminids meteor showers to peak Monday night
Inquirer.net
By Alcuin Papa MANILA, Philippines—The annual Geminids meteor showers are expected to reach their peak Monday night. According to the Philippine Atmospheric ...
The starry night of Sts. Lucy and John of the Cross
Examiner.com
Sometime between midnight at the turning of the two days and dawn on St. John's feast day, the darkness is filled with meteor showers, the dust of comets ...

14 December 2009

14DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News

Bright blue-green flash turns night into day across northern Minnesota last ...
Examiner.com
The bright flash across northern Minnesota skies last night was most likely a fireball meteor. A brilliant bright blue-green flash lit up a huge portion of ...

APOD: 2009 December 12 - Geminid Meteor over Monument Valley
Dec 12, 2009 ... Created as planet Earth sweeps through dusty debris from extinct comet Phaethon, the annual Geminid meteor shower is predicted to peak on ...

Meteor shower lights up skies Monday night
Manila Bulletin
By JC BELLO RUIZ A galactic kind of fireworks—the Geminids meteor shower –
will light up the sky Monday night, the state-run Philippine Atmospheric, ...

Dazzling meteor shower to brighten up night skies on Dec 14-15
Daily News & Analysis
PTI New Delhi: Sky gazers are in for a treat as spectacular streaks of Geminid
meteor
showers will brighten up the sky tomorrow night. ...

Daily Minute: Sunday, Dec. 13
Avon Messenger
60: Number of meteors visible in an hour at the peak of the Geminids Meteor
Shower. The best viewing nights are Dec. 13 and 14. Dec. ...


Geminid meteor shower Sunday
Yuma Sun
The Geminid meteor shower is expected to penetrate Earth's atmosphere and leave fiery trails in the sky at about 10:10 pm The Geminids are debris from an ...
Geminid, the 'Old Faithful' of meteor showers, is tonight
Asheville Citizen-Times
ROSMAN — Mother Nature brings its annual Christmas gift to skywatchers tonight, and the Geminid meteor showers are expected to be the best in years, ...
Shooting Stars Set To Light Up UK Night Sky
Sky News
More than 100 shooting stars per hour could streak across the sky tonight in one of the year's most dramatic meteor showers. The Geminid shower is one of ...
Meteor shower will be visible if clouds part overnight
DesMoinesRegister.com
The peak of the annual shower, tonight from about 9 pm to 5 am tomorrow, will send between 50 and 80 visible meteors blazing across the sky per hour. ...

Intense Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight
National Geographic
Late tonight is the peak of the year's most prolific annual cosmic fireworks show—the Geminid meteor shower (Geminids picture). The meteor shower has been ...

Meteor hit unlikely cause for climate change, study finds
Honolulu Star-Bulletin
By Helen Altonn It's "very unlikely" that a meteor or asteroid colliding with the Earth caused an abrupt climate change leading to the extinction of the ...

If clouds break, Geminid meteors to light up sky
Providence Journal
By Thomas J. Morgan Bowling along at 18 miles per second, planet Earth is bulling its way through a band of space rocks called the Geminid meteors, ...