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28 July 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 28JUL2012

Star-gazers treated to meteor showers
WRAL.com (blog)
As Earth makes its way around the sun, it encounters a number of comets each year, passing through debris in the comet tails. Those sand-sized particles enter the Earth's atmosphere, creating a fiery trail over 50 miles up, creating a meteor shower.

Astroblog: Southern Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower, 28-29 July, 2012
By Ian Musgrave
Location of the radiant of the Southern Delta meteor shower. Left; location of radiant at 10:00 pm ACST on 28 July. Right; location of radiant at 3:00 am ACST 29 July (it is almost due north at this time), similar views will be seen a similar local ...
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Delta Aquarid meteor shower fires up for the weekend | Astro Bob
Meteors from southern Delta Aquarid meteor shower radiate from near the star Delta Aquarii (hence the name) not far from the bright star Fomalhaut in the ...
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This Week: Two Meteor Showers | Farmers' Almanac
Sunday night will see peak activity for not just one, but two meteor showers.
www.farmersalmanac.com/.../this-week-two-meteor-showers/

Carancas Meteorite/ Crater 2007 - Radio Show Coast-to-Coast AM

Peru Meteorite & Cat Mutilations Discussed ...
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Peru Meteorite & Cat Mutilations Discussed !! (coast to coast am ...
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Meteorite Zombies--Take this with a grain of salt!!!

Village meteorite at Tate Britain
BBC Oxford Fri, 27 Jul 2012 07:17 AM PDT
A meteorite that fell to earth in an Oxfordshire village in 1830 is being displayed at Tate Britain.

Summer Streakers How to Catch the Upcoming Meteor Showers | Spacecom
The late summer will feature a number of notable meteor showers to delight skywatchers. Here's how to view them.
www.space.com/16805-summer-meteor-showers-viewing-tips....

Watch out for meteor showers this weekend
Philippine Star
MANILA, Philippines - Residents of Mindanao can watch out for meteor showers this weekend, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said yesterday. “The Southern Delta Aquarids meteor shower will be ...

Launton meteorite at Tate Britain
BBC News
A meteorite that fell to earth in an Oxfordshire village in 1830 is being displayed at Tate Britain. The cricket-ball sized rock is part of an exhibition by the Oxford-based artist and filmmaker Patrick Keiller. His installation called The Robinson ...

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