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13 August 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 13AUG2012

Updated: Meteor likely cause of mysterious booms
The Shelburne County Coast Guard
It’s looking more and more like a meteor was the cause of a loud mysterious boom heard Sunday (12AUG2012) night by people across western Nova Scotia. ...

Perseid meteor shower puts on dazzling display - CBS News Video
CBS News video: Perseid meteor shower puts on dazzling display - A stream of debris from the ...
www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7417946n

Perseid Meteor Shower photos ignite the web
Examiner.com
In terms of magnitude, the Perseids are one of three major showers (November's Leonids and December's Geminids are the others) and this particular event also kicks off meteor season, which runs through the Geminids. So, this being an Earth-wide event, ...

Perseid Meteor Shower Attracts Hundreds to Mideast Deserts
Green Prophet
The Perseid meteor shower appears reliably every year as the earth passes through the debris of Comet Swift-Tuttle in August. It comes at a convenient time for those in the northern hemisphere who are enjoying the great outdoors and spending warm ...

5 Facts about Tonight's Perseid Meteor Shower
Ecorazzi
Shooting stars and meteor shows are amazing to watch, but why do they happen? There's so much more to the phenomenon than just watching a star streak across the sky. To prepare you for this weekend's event, here are five fun facts about the Perseid ...

Stunning photos capture annual Perseid meteor shower blazing across star ...
Daily Mail
Space enthusiasts who have spent the past few days admiring the stunning images of Martian landscapes beamed from NASA's Curiosity would have been well-advised to peel their eyes from their computer screens and look up into the night sky to catch a ...

Look to the Sky: 2012 Perseid Meteor Shower Not Over Yet
Patch.com
These bits of ice and dust — most over 1000 years old —burn up in the Earth's atmosphere to create one of the best meteor showers of the year. The Perseids can be seen all over the sky, but the best viewing opportunities will be across the northern ...

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: 11/12/13 دش نيزك Perseid ...
وقد لوحظ Perseid دش نيزك ما لا يقل عن ألفي سنة، مرة واحدة في 133 سنة من ذلك كله، وترتبط سويفت تتل المذنب، التي تدور حول الشمس، مع ذلك. في كل عام في شهر أغسطس، ...
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../111213-perseid-2012....

Perseid Meteor Shower 2012: Roberto Porto
Space.com
Veteran astrophotographer Roberto Porto snapped this spectacular view of a Perseid meteor over Mount Tiede National Park in the Canary Islands off the west coast of Africa on Aug. 11, 2012 during the peak of the 2012 Perseid meteor shower. The Milky ...

Where to see the Perseid meteor shower in Hamilton
CBC.ca
The annual meteor shower peaks this weekend, painting the night sky with glowing streaks of light. It happens every year in mid-July and lasts through August, but the best time to take in the show this year is when the meteor shower peaks on the weekend.

Counting shooting stars during Perseid meteor shower? NASA wants those ...
Examiner.com
Were you one of the millions that watched the 2012 Perseid meteor shower light up the sky during its peak in the early morning hours of August 12? Were you one of those people that couldn't help themselves and had to count the meteors seen streaking ...

Israel gears up for meteor shower
UPI.com
The Perseids meteor shower began on July 17 and is expected to run until August 24, but peaks in Israel at approximately 3 a.m. Monday morning, the Tel Aviv Astronomy Club data said. Perseids meteors are considered to be the fastest and brightest of ...

Perseid meteor shower draws Central Texas eyes skyward (video included)
Temple Daily Telegram
Star gazers are out this weekend, including members of the Central Texas Astronomical Society, looking for the Perseid meteor shower, which peaks Aug. 9-14 every year. The Central Texas Astronomical Society was busy Saturday night, said club treasurer ...

Missed the Perseid meteor shower? Then check out this
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
This long exposure shows stars in the night sky during the Perseid meteor shower near Mitzpe Ramon in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, Sunday. The annual Perseidmeteor shower peaked early Monday. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit) (ASSOCIATED PRESS) ...

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