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06 July 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 6JUL2012

Ancient Greenland meteor crater good news for Canadian nickel miner
The discovery of the oldest known meteorite impact crater on Earth — a vanishingly faint, 100-km.
Calgary Herald - News

Can I Ask A Question? | David Reneke | Space and Astronomy News
By Dave
An increase in the number of meteors at a particular time of year is called a meteor shower. Comets shed the debris that becomes most meteor showers. As comets orbit the Sun, they shed an icy, dusty debris stream along the comet's orbit.
David Reneke | Space and Astronomy News

Ancient Greenland meteor crater good news for Canadian nickel miner
Calgary Herald
The discovery of the oldest known meteorite impact crater on Earth — a vanishingly faint, 100-km.

Meteor Activity Outlook for June 30-July 6, 2012 | American Meteor ...
Meteor season finally gets going in July for the northern hemisphere. ... The estimated total hourlymeteor rates for evening observers this week is near two for ...
www.amsmeteors.org/.../meteor-activity-outlook-for-june-30-j...

Starwatch August 2012
UMN News
August gives us two full moons and the Perseid meteor shower, plus a tight grouping of two planets and a star in the evening sky. What more could we ask? Low in the west after sunset, Mars, Saturn and the star Spica, in Virgo, form a fluid group that ...

Whitecourt crater attracts visitors
Whitecourt Star
More than a thousand years ago, a meteor hit an area south of Whitecourt and altered the landscape drastically. Last Monday, a group of people...

Meteor shower, stars promise treat for July stargazers
GMA News
Barring inclement weather, stargazers will be treated to several heavenly sights in July, including ameteor shower from July 28 to 31, state astronomers said.

2012 THE Year of Meteors!