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13 September 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 13SEP2012

Meteor likely cause of Jupiter flash; Saturn's B-ring gets scrambled ...
Still no sign of an impact in Jupiter's cloud belts by amateur and professional astronomers. I've looked at lots of pictures of the planet since Monday and while ...
astrobob.areavoices.com/.../meteor-likely-cause-of-jupiter-flas...

Photographing Meteor Showers (Professional Photographer ...
Photographing meteors during a meteor shower isn't as difficult as you may think. All it requires is a little advance planning, a little preparation, a little luck and ...
www.ppmag.com/web.../photographing-meteor-showers.html

32000 year old meteorite on public display in UK
Zee News
Professor Pillinger, who has been researching the meteorite's history for more than a year, found photographic evidence of the rock on the steps of the house before the family owned it. Themeteorite, known as a common chondrite, went on display at the ...

Impact, fireball seen on Jupiter
UPI.com
11 (UPI) -- An amateur astronomer in Wisconsin says he observed an apparent impact on Jupiter early Monday that created a large, bright fireball on the planet. Dan Peterson of Racine was observing the largest planet in our solar system with his 12-inch ...

Jupiter Collision With Comet or Meteor Captured by ...
1 min
Stargazers are still buzzing about a mysterious collision on Jupiter earlier this week that created a ...
youtube.com

Jupiter Has Taken a Massive Meteor Hit (So Earth ...
On Monday, Jupiter took a massive hit from a meteor, which was spotted by amateur ...
gizmodo.com

Jupiter meteor video: Dan Peterson catches Jupiter taking massive meteor hit ...
WPTV
According to Gawker , the massive planet in our solar system took a giant hit from ameteor so we didn't have to. The meteor was spotted by amateur U.S. astronomers. According to the report, the hit could have saved Earth from a massive collision.

Britain's biggest meteorite, weighing 200lb, enters museum after 80 years as family heirloom
Daily Mail Wed, 12 Sep 2012 05:03 AM PDT
After sitting on the step of Lake House near Wilsford-cum-Lake, Wiltshire, since the 1900s, the giant rock is on display for the first time at the Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum from today.

Local Astronomer Captures Jupiter Fireball
CBS 11
George Hall just happened to be recording the planet very early Monday morning when an impact on Jupiter created an enormous fireball. Hall says he was not aware of what he had captured until he started seeing posts on star gazing websites by a fellow ...

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