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18 September 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite New 17/18SEP2012

Meteor Activity Outlook for September 15-21, 2012 | American ...
As the week progresses the waxing crescent moon will enter the evening sky but will not interfere with meteor observing as it will set long before the active ...
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Russia Reveals Secret Diamond Field of "Trillions of Carats" in Meteor Crater
Opposing Views
Russia recently revealed that it has a hidden diamond field containing "trillions of carats," which would be enough to supply global markets for 3,000 years. Apparently, the jewels were discovered in the 1970s beneath a 35-million-year-old, 62-mile ...

Huge diamond deposit found in field in Russia
Fox News Mon, 17 Sep 2012 14:52 PM PDT
Russian scientists are claiming that a gigantic deposit of industrial diamonds found in a huge Siberian meteorite crater during Soviet times could revolutionize industry.

Russia boasts of huge diamond field
Seattle Times Mon, 17 Sep 2012 14:18 PM PDT
Russian scientists are claiming that a gigantic deposit of industrial diamonds found in a huge Siberian meteorite crater during Soviet times could revolutionize industry.

Did the Reign of Dinosaurs Begin, as Well as End, with a MeteoriteStrike?
Scientific American Mon, 17 Sep 2012 09:14 AM PDT
STOCKTON, N.J.-- A huge meteorite strike may have helped the dinosaurs rise as well as fall. That's what a small crew of mud-spattered researchers who drilled down hundreds of feet in New Jersey this summer wanted to discover. [More]

Russian Diamonds: Siberian Meteorite Crater Said To Hold Trillions Of Carats
Huffington Post
Pokhilenko said that the diamonds owe their unparalleled hardness to enormous pressure and high temperatures at the moment of explosion when a giant meteorite hit 35 million years ago, leaving a 100-kilometer (60-mile) crater. The Siberian branch of ...

Le Maroc est à nouveau frappé par une météorite
Aeronautique.ma
Les pierres sont tombées après le passage d'un bolide blanchâtre dans le ciel nocturne. Les résidents (les nomades et les militaires) ont observé l'étonnant objet lumineux voyager de l'Ouest vers l'est. Dans une explosion énorme, la roche a éclaté en ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 14/15/16SEP2012
By Lunar Meteorite * Hunter
Meteor Crater Friends, Inc., President Tom Rodman said inmates from the Ector County Sheriff's Office were at the meteor crater Saturday to clean 10-inches of mesquite on both sides of the museum's walking path. “There was a lot of thick ...
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Russia reveals shiny state secret: It's awash in diamonds
Christian Science Monitor
The type of stones at Popigai are known as "impact diamonds," which theoretically result when something like a meteor plows into an existing diamond deposit at high velocity. The Russians say most such diamonds found in the past have been "space ...

Weekly SkyWatcher's Forecast – September 17-23, 2012
Universe Today
Some lucky viewers are in for a Mars occultation event and everyone wins with ameteor shower. What's that, you say? Darn right. This week is also the time of the Autumnal Equinox! When ever you're ready to learn more, just meet me in the back yard…

2012 THE Year of Meteors!

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