A loud explosion and a streak of light occurred over roughly a 600-mile line across Nevada and California. It was probably a meteor, say astronomers.
Mayor pens song about meteorite
Daily Home Online
by Mark Ledbetter The Hodges Meteorite will be on display at the Oak Grove Festival at the Park April 28. Pictured from a previous festival are, from the left, Alabama Museum of Natural History director Randy Mecredy, Oak Grove Mayor Charles Merkel, ...
Daytime Fireball, Sonic Boom Surprises Calif., Nevada Spectators
Residents in California and Nevada reported hearing a sonic boom and seeing a bright fireball streak across the sky early Sunday morning (April 22), according to news reports. Experts said the sonic boom and fireball were likely caused by a meteor ...
Loud boom and bright fireball over California and Nevada on April 22
Some people in the two states reported seeing a fireball – a very bright “shooting star” – streak across the blue daylight sky at that same time. Many are saying that it was likely caused by a meteor, or piece of space debris entering our atmosphere, ...
FOX News 22/04/12 Possible Meteor Boom Wakes Nevada/California Region.
FOX News 22.04.12 Possible Meteor Boom Wakes Nevada-California Region. Large parts of Nevada and California experienced a loud explosion on Sunday morning as a result of a meteor. The sound of the explosion around 8am prompted a flood of calls to law ...
Loud Boom Heard In Sky Above Sierra
Some experts said the particles thought to have been flying across the sky were likely no larger than a pebble, while one astronomer said there was one large meteor - a fireball - the size of a washing machine. Thousands of people in multiple counties ...
Meteor blast rattles nerves | Sonora / Tuolumne News, Sports ...
A meteor that barreled over Central California on Sunday morning — rattling windows and nerves from Modesto and Groveland, to Placerville and Reno ...
Meteor Shower Causes Sonic Boom? | Video - ABC News
Sound heard in California thought to be from a daytime shooting star.
Green fireball visible for 600 miles hurls across Northern California, Nevada ...
A thunderous boom accompanied by a greenish fireball hurtling across the sky shattered the morning tranquility of many residents of Nevada and northern California on Sunday. According to the Associated Press, the unannounced pyrotechnics prompted a ...
Daytime meteor fireball seen in SoCal Sunday
Los Angeles Daily News
Callers from Sacramento and Winnemucca south to the OC reported seeing a fireball in the daytime sky at about 8 am It apparently moved from the north to the southwest. In Nevada, the flash was accompanied by a sonic boom that was loud enough to set off ...
Falling Meteorite "The Size Of A Mini Van ...
Falling Meteorite "The Size Of A Mini Van" Terrifies People In 2 States. MOXNEWSd0tC0M ...
Man Accused Of Trying To Sell Fake Meteorites
KMGH 7 Denver Tue, 24 Apr 2012 11:15 AM PDT
Colorado prosecutors are accusing a Montrose man of trying to sell a phony meteorite on eBay for at least $512,000.
Martian meteorite touches down at the University of Glasgow
PhysOrg Tue, 24 Apr 2012 05:53 AM PDT
(Phys.org) -- After hundreds of thousands of years drifting in space, a piece of the rocky surface of Mars has made its way into the hands of scientists at the University of Glasgow.
Moving Forward, Looking Back / Take back the Weston meteorite!
The Fairfield Citizen Tue, 24 Apr 2012 03:12 AM PDT
The "Weston" Meteorite? Fairfield seems to have a case for claiming, "We was robbed!" April 25. Fairfield CT Photo: Contributed Photo / Fairfield Citizen contributed
Local man witnesses fire in the sky from meteorite
Chico Enterprise-Record Tue, 24 Apr 2012 00:41 AM PDT
A flaming object that streaked through sky Sunday morning and triggered a sonic boom that rattled homes from Reno into California's Central Valley, was witnessed by at least one Chico man, but he wasn't anywhere near home when he saw it.
State Going After 'Meteorite Man'
KJCT 8 Grand Junction Mon, 23 Apr 2012 21:59 PM PDT
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers has joined the fight against a Montrose man accused of selling fake meteorites.
Prosecutors say Colorado man peddled bogus meterorites
Colorado Springs Gazette Mon, 23 Apr 2012 20:03 PM PDT
The Colorado Attorney General's Office says a Montrose man tried to sell a phony lunar meteorite on eBay for at least $512,000, promised 80 percent tax deduction to would-be buyers and threatened experts in the field who said his finds weren't from space. State prosecutors are accusing...
Colorado prosecutors say Montrose man peddled bogus meteorites, threatened experts
Denver Post Mon, 23 Apr 2012 19:00 PM PDT
The Colorado Attorney General's Office says a Montrose man tried to sell a phony lunar meteorite on eBay for at least $512,000, promised 80 percent tax deduction to would-be buyers and threatened experts in the field who said his finds weren't from space.
Meteor causes loud boom in California, Nevada ...
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Northern Lights could return to Michigan skies tonight after breathtaking ...
By Zane McMillin | firstname.lastname@example.org View full sizeShawn Malone/Lake Superior PhotographyPhotographer Shawn Malone snapped this picture of the Northern Lights glowing low on the horizon as a Lyrid meteor streaks by during the Lyrid meteorshower ...
State Going After 'Meteorite Man'
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers has joined the fight against a Montrose man accused of selling fake meteorites. Newly released court documents portray a fraud operation that could have duped consumers out of millions of dollars.
Meteorite April 2012, USA - YouTube
April 22th, 2012: Meteorexplosion über dem Westen der USA. A mysterious boom ...
Fireball Over California/Nevada: How Big Was It?
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Reports of the fireball have come in from as far north as Sacramento, Calif. and as far east as North Las Vegas, Nev. Bill Cooke of the Meteoroid Environments Office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., estimates the object was ...
Loud Boom Caused by Meteor? - ABC News
Astronomers believe sound was the result of a daytime shooting star.
2012 THE Year of Meteors!