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10 September 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 07-10SEP2012

UK's 'biggest' meteorite to go on display in Salisbury
BBC News
A meteorite which was discovered in Wiltshire and is considered to be the biggest to have fallen in the UK, is to go on display in Salisbury. The 200lb (90kg) meteorite is thought to have been found in the 19th Century by Edward Duke, a previous owner ...

Meteor Activity Outlook for September 8-14, 2012 | American Meteor ...
As the week progresses the moon's phase will wane and it will rise later in the morning, creating more favorable viewing conditions for meteor observers.
www.amsmeteors.org/.../meteor-activity-outlook-for-septembe...

Space rock on display
Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum Sat, 08 Sep 2012 01:58 AM PDT
CRESTLINE -- Dan Everly stands staunchly by his gut feeling that the 59-pound rock discovered years ago in a cornfield by a Crawford County farmer is a rare pallasite meteorite.

Canada Travel: Artistic Charlevoix is a Quebec beauty
Toronto Star Fri, 07 Sep 2012 08:48 AM PDT
Ancient meteorite created a picture-perfect ribbon of valleys and hillsides hemmed between the Laurentian Mountains and the wide, blue St. Lawrence River

Meteor Explodes Over Wales | Space Safety Magazine
A meteor exploded in the lower atmosphere over Wales late Monday, creating a sonic boom that woke residents and set off car alarms. Sources are unclear as ...
www.spacesafetymagazine.com/.../meteorite-explodes-wales/

Crawford meteorite to be on display
Mansfield News Journal
Attendance could be heightened by a raffle: The prize will be a slice taken from a fragment of themeteorite. A second raffle, just for children, will offer a small meteorite that landed in South America as the prize. Raffle proceeds will go to the ...

Space rock on display
Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum Sat, 08 Sep 2012 01:58 AM PDT
CRESTLINE -- Dan Everly stands staunchly by his gut feeling that the 59-pound rock discovered years ago in a cornfield by a Crawford County farmer is a rare pallasite meteorite.

2012 THE Year of Meteors!

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