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03 May 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News pt-2 03MAY2012


Meteorite Hunting with Robert Ward -- KTXL
Meteorite Hunting with Robert Ward. FOX40.com - Darren Peck reports - 4/27/12. Email; Share ...
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Want to get rich? Meteorites are worth three times as much as gold
Examiner.com
Peter Jenniskens is one of the world's most dedicated, and successful, meteorite hunters. Taking known data from last weekend's event, Jenniskens was able to deduce where fragments of themeteorite, if they survived at all, would have landed.

A Meteor In Melchor / Peten, GuatemalanChannel 7 Daily News
Some said it was a missile from the Zetas, other said the Guatemalan Military had shot down a plane - well it was neither: Guatemalan authorities have concluded that it was a meteor. According to reports coming out of Guatemala, several residents of ...

California meteor intrigues scientists
Space Daily
by Staff Writers Fragments of a meteorite that landed in California last week are much more interesting because of their composition than first thought, scientists say. Meteorite hunters found fragments after the meteor was sighted streaking through ...

Meteor Shower and a Solar Eclipse - May 2012 ...
6 min
Highlights of the month include the Eta Aquarid meteor shower, which peaks on May 6th and ...
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'Supermoon' could outshine meteor shower
msnbc.com
The biggest full moon of the year, a so-called "supermoon," will take center stage when it rises this weekend, and may interfere with the peak of an annual meteor shower created by the leftovers from Halley's comet. The supermoon of 2012 is the biggest ...

How to Find a Meteorite in 5 Steps
SPACE.com Wed, 02 May 2012 08:43 AM PDT
Finding a specimen from space takes hard work and dedication, but these steps will get you looking in the right direction.

Meteorite Hunting: Five Tips For Finding Space Rocks
The Huffington Post Wed, 02 May 2012 06:51 AM PDT
Earth is under constant bombardment by space rocks. When they crash and burn through the atmosphere, most of the debris gets lost to the oceans, while some is buried or gradually weathered away.

What Can I Say
The Pilot-Independent Wed, 02 May 2012 06:22 AM PDT
A meteorite fell in California April 22 and has been reported as being a minivan-size meteor before breaking up. Photographers were able to catch pictures of the meteor as it passed over Nevada. These sightings are not uncommon, but this one has turned out to be quite special.

Smoking Gun Group Posts an Update About Its Bantam Lake UFO (orMeteorite) Investigation
Litchfield County Times Wed, 02 May 2012 05:52 AM PDT
A photo of the Lyrid Meteor Shower at its peak. (Credit: AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit) LITCHFIELDâThe investigation into what reportedly fell into Bantam Lake early last month continues for the Smoking Gun Research Agency (SGRA) of Orange, a group that studies the paranormal, metaphysical and unexplained.

Fragments of meteorite worth their weight in gold
PhysOrg Wed, 02 May 2012 05:25 AM PDT
Actually itâs more like 3.5 times their weight in gold, according to todayâs market value⦠and meteorite experts from SETI and NASAâs Marshall Space Flight Center.

Orange-based Smoking Gun Group posts update about its Bantam Lake UFO (or meteorite) investigation
New Haven Register Wed, 02 May 2012 04:31 AM PDT
LITCHFIELD â The investigation into what reportedly fell into Bantam Lake early last month continues for the Smoking Gun Research Agency (SGRA) of Orange, a group that studies the paranormal, metaphysical and unexplained.

Mom Stumbles Onto Meteorite Worth About $20,000
CBS Sacramento Tue, 01 May 2012 19:09 PM PDT
People from all over the world are in the tiny town of Lotus in El Dorado County looking for something that's out of this world, but leave it to a stay-at-home mom walking her dog to find a precious meteorite.

California meteor intrigues scientists
UPI Tue, 01 May 2012 18:36 PM PDT
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 1 (UPI) -- Fragments of a meteorite that landed in California last week are much more interesting because of their composition than first thought, scientists say.


Mom stumbles onto meteorite worth about $20000
WTSP 10 News
LOTUS, CA (CBS13) - People from all over the world are in the tiny town of Lotus in El Dorado County looking for something that's out of this world, but leave it to a stay-at-home mom walking her dog to find a precious meteorite.

Mother stumbles across tiny meteorite worth $20000 during walk in park with pup
Daily Mail
Meteorites landed in in El Dorado County several days ago, according to CBS, and dozens of treasure-seekers have descended upon Lotus Park, looking for pieces of the fireball. Mrs Salveson's 17 gram rock, equal to the size of a tablespoon of sugar, ...

Meteor photo released
Reno News & Review
By Dennis Myers The National Aeronautics and Space Administration provided this photo taken from the Reno area of the April 22 meteor. The photo is credited to Lisa Warren. The meteor, which was heard across California and Nevada, disintegrated over ...

Vietnamese people expect to see meteor shower
VietNamNet Bridge
VietNamNet Bridge – They can see part of the Eta Aquarids meteor shower between 4 and 5am on May 6. Dang Vu Tuan Son, chairman of the Vietnam Amateur Astronomy Club, said Ata Aquarids, which lies in the constellation Aquarius, will be a smallmeteor ...

 Meteor in Coloma California - YouTube
3 min
Brief Video with info about the meteor that fell in Coloma/Lotus, California.
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 How To Find A Meteorite! - YouTube
3 min
Order your SourceFed Posters here: http://dft.ba/-SourceFedPosters A quick step- by-step guide to ...
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2012 THE Year of Meteors!