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23 September 2012

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Meteor Shower Over Scotland & Ireland
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Meteor streaks across the North East's skies
ChronicleLive
POLICE were inundated with calls after what is believed to be a meteor streaked across the North's skies last night. Forces across the UK received reports of bright lights racing across the sky in formation, some glowing orange and some green.

“Amazing, but kind of freaky!” More reaction to last night's meteor
Peterborough Telegraph
Emma from Bretton emailed to say “I saw the meteor at 10.50pm, but unlike everyone else, it was a green light and I could actually see it breaking up while 'zooming' along the sky over Bretton. Amazing, but kind of freaky!” The Peterborough Telegraph's ...

MeteorFireball Lights Up Sky Across UK Yahoo News UK
'Meteor 'Fireball' Lights Up Sky Across UK' on Yahoo! News UK. People across the UK have reported seeing a large meteor shooting across the night sky.
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Many Report Seeing a Fireball in the Sky Over Oneida Lake, New ...
Syracuse -- Reports of a fireball in the sky over Oneida Lake scrambled several area fire departments into action Friday night. Water rescue teams were sent to ...
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Short Video of the Meteor 'Fireball' Over UK - Sep 22, 2012 - YouTube
"People across the UK have reported seeing a large meteor shooting across the night sky. It ...
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Meteor gives show
St. Cloud Times
Minutes later, my night's gamble pays off, as a meteor scratches a streak of fire across the sky. Still later, two bursts of white light seconds apart, one above the other, indicate a pair of Perseids that struck the atmosphere dead on, smashing toward ...

Spectacular meteor shower over Scotland was 'space junk' returning to Earth ...
Scottish Daily Record
A STUNNING meteor shower blazing above Scotland was probably old space junk, experts said yesterday. Astronomers suspect a disused satellite hurtling back to Earth was responsible for the spectacular space show on Friday night. Emergency services ...

Meteor lights up sky over Walsall
Birmingham Mail
Experts said the meteors could be space junk, possibly satellite debris, burning up on entry to the atmosphere. The meteor shower has so far also been reported in parts of north-east England, Wales and in Scottish cities such as Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Meteor crash triggered Ice Ages?
Firstpost
Melbourne: A gigantic meteor that collided with the Earth about 2.5 million years ago, generating a massive tsunami, may have plunged the planet into the Ice Ages, a new study has found. According to the Australian study, most scientists may have ...

Spectacular Meteor 'Fireball' Lights Up Sky ...
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Video source: http://youtu.be/u1Nd8nV38Sg "People across the UK have reported seeing a ...
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Mystery 'meteor shower' burns brightly in night sky
The Sun
A DAZZLING "meteor shower" above our skies turned hundreds folk in the UK into stargazers last night. Sightings of bright objects passing through the night air were made across many parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland. They were reportedly also...

'Meteor shower' spotted over South Cumbria
NW Evening Mail
'Meteor shower' spotted over South Cumbria. Last updated at 11:42, Saturday, 22 September 2012. A 'METEOR shower' seen over Britain last night was visible in South Cumbria, according to readers' accounts. Thousands of people across the country have ...

Fireball-like 'meteor' spotted in night sky across UK
Metro
Hundreds of Britons have reported seeing what has been described as a meteor, afireball and burning space junk in the night sky, prompting a flurry of amazed tweets and calls to 999. Related Tags: Scotland · Northern Ireland · Met Office. UK meteor ...

Scotland hit by meteorite shower
The Herald Sat, 22 Sep 2012 03:28 AM PDT
A meteorite shower over Scotland prompted a flurry of 999 calls from worried members of the public last night.

"Fireball" witnessed burning up over Leeds
Yorkshire Evening Post Sat, 22 Sep 2012 03:22 AM PDT
LEEDS residents have caught a glimpse of a meteorite burning up above the UK.

'Meteor' shower sparks 999 calls
BBC News Sat, 22 Sep 2012 03:19 AM PDT
A suspected meteorite shower over the UK prompts a flurry of emergency calls from worried members of the public across Scotland.

Mysterious Fireballs Light up Night Sky across UK
International Business Times UK Sat, 22 Sep 2012 01:57 AM PDT
Falling meteorite or space junk provides spectacular light show as it burns up.

Meteorites spark emergency calls
Paisley Daily Express Sat, 22 Sep 2012 00:40 AM PDT
A suspected meteorite shower over Scotland has prompted a flurry of 999 calls from worried members of the public. Concerned callers from Airdrie to Arbroath likened the lights they saw in the sky to flares, fireworks and even a plane crash.

Scottish News: Meteorites spark emergency calls
The Ayrshire Post Fri, 21 Sep 2012 18:42 PM PDT
A suspected meteorite shower over Scotland has prompted a flurry of 999 calls from worried members of the public.

Meteor shower streaks across UK skies
Telegraph.co.uk
Comments. Sightings of what is believed to be a meteor shower shooting across the night sky and breaking up into pieces, were reported on Friday evening in parts Northern Ireland, central Scotland including, North of England, the Midlands and East Anglia.

Meteor shower over Wigan
Wigan Today
“I'm quite interested in space so I knew straight away it was a meteor, but much lower than any I've seen before.” Firefighters at Wigan station, located at the Saddle junction, were among those who got a good view, with the light display clearly seen ...

'Meteor' showers seen lighting up the skies across Scotland
Scottish Daily Record
Police are fighting back against organised crime exclusive POLICE have identified 274 criminal gangs in Scotland who 'employ' 3663 individuals and have a turnover of £1bn-a-year. meteor 'Meteor' showers seen lighting up the skies across Scotland ...

Meteor lights up the skies over North Lincolnshire
This is Scunthorpe
Humber Coastguard's Matt Atkinson, said: "We received 29 calls in total. People though they were flares for people in distress but we have confirmation that it was something from space." According to national reports, people across the country saw the ...

Meteor 'Fireball' Lights Up Sky Across UK
City Talk 105.9
Meteor 'Fireball' Lights Up Sky Across UK. Story Highlight. People across the UK have reported seeing a large meteor shooting across the night sky. Sky News. © 2011 Sky News, all rights reserved. People across the UK have reported seeing a large meteor ...

Meteor shower reported over Ireland
RTE.ie
People across Ireland reported seeing bright objects crossing the sky last night, which were thought to be a meteor shower. Article; Video (2). 1 of 1. Jon Lyons reported bright lights in the sky over Dublin last night. Play Stop. One News: Bright ...

Spectacular Meteor Lights up United Kingdom! | RealClearScience
Spectacular Meteor Lights up United Kingdom! Phil Plait, Discover Blogs. AP Photo. Twitter just exploded with reports, pictures, and videos of an extremely bright ...
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The Hindu : Sci-Tech / Science : Crashing meteor impact may have ...
A gigantic meteor that collided with the Earth about 2.5 million years ago, generating a massive tsunami, may have plunged the planet into the Ice Ages, a new ...
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'Meteor' showers light up skies - ITV News
Read 'Meteor' showers light up skies latest on ITV News. All the Saturday 22nd September 2012 news.
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Far Out! Meteorites From Mars & Moon Going Up For Sale
LiveScience.com
If you've ever yearned to own something from out of this world, here's your chance. On Oct. 14 in Manhattan, fragments of Mars, the moon and asteroids that have fallen to Earth go up for sale, in what auction house Heritage Auctions is billing as the ...

Large meteor passes over Northeast, prompting reports of a fireball over ...
Syracuse.com
The American Meteor Society says it received nearly 60 reports of a meteor Friday crossing the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada. In Central New York, the meteor prompted reports of a fireball over Oneida Lake. "A fireball is a meteor ...

Huge fireballs shoot across night sky in spectacular 'meteor' shower ... but ...
Daily Mail
Meteors are particles from space that burn up as they plummet through Earth's atmosphere, sometimes emitting light and creating a 'fireball' effect. Meteorites are larger, more durable objects that survive heating in the atmosphere and land on Earth.

Spectacular 'meteor' shower over Britain
Telegraph.co.uk
Greg Smye-Rumsby, an astronomer with the Royal Observatory, said: “The nextmeteor shower isn't due until October 7, so my guess is that this is a piece of human-made space debris, rather than a natural object. “It's possible that it could have been a...

'Meteor' sightings across Scotland prompt 999 calls
BBC News
A suspected meteorite shower over the UK prompted a flurry of 999 calls from worried members of the public across Scotland. Concerned callers from Airdrie to Arbroath likened the lights they saw in the sky to flares, fireworks and even a plane crash.

Climate: Did a giant meteor trigger the holocene era?
Summit County Citizens Voice
The impact of the mountain-size chunk of space flotsam — the Eltanin meteor — may have injected massive amounts of water vapor, sulfur and dust into the stratosphere, shifting the planet's climate into fast-forward from the Pleistocene into the ...

Meteor lights up the skies above North East Lincolnshire
This is Grimsby
Hundreds of people reported seeing the meteor breaking up in the skies above much of the country. Submitted picture. Witnesses believed it to be falling directly over Humberside Airport and Immingham Docks. Humber Coastguard received 29 calls ...

Meteor seen above Peterborough was most likely “space junk”
Peterborough Telegraph
Chairman of the Peterborough Astronomical Society John Mackey said the apparentmeteor seen by residents in and around Peterborough about 11pm was more likely to have been the leftovers from one of mankind's ventures into space burning up in Earth's...

Your accounts of the suspected meteor over Norfolk last night
Norwich Evening News
Readers have been contacting us through the night and this morning to describe the very bright light, thought to be a meteor, flying east to west just before 11pm last night.; ...

Meteor Over England 22 September 2012
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Meteor over Shropshire sparks 999 calls
shropshirestar.com
She said the meteor appeared just before 11pm. “It was very noticeable and large, we thought it was a firework at first,” she said. Lorry driver Robin Wellings, 41, from Bridgnorth, was returning home through Meole Brace in Shrewsbury when he also ...

Meteor Over Britain
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Reports of fireball over Oneida Lake scramble area rescue crews
WKTV
According to the American Meteor Society, 45 reports were filed of a bright meteor flying by around 8:30 p.m. EDT on Friday over southeastern Canada and the northeastern US. The Society says a fireball is a meteor that is larger than normal. Most ...

You must see this amazing picture of the meteor shower over the Cliffs of ...
JOE
We don't get meteor showers in Ireland that often, so plenty of people probably thought that their eyes were deceiving them or they had a few too many when they saw a series of flashing lights in the sky above Ireland last night. It was no illusion ...

METEOR SIGHTINGS IN GALWAY
Galway News
The meteor shower was also spotted in the city, Ballinasloe, Portumna, Carna, Clifden, Craughwell, Turloughmore, Ballindereen, Gurteen, Belclare and Athenry. Social media sites such as twitter are also full of messages and pictures of people's .

[HD] Seen a Meteor Break up over Preston 21 09 ...
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[HD] Seen a Meteor Break up over Preston 21 09 2012 ... Possible MeteorSonic Boom Wakes ...
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Meteor Shower Over Forfar Scotland 21st ...
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Meteor Showers Seen All Over The Uk On 21st September 2012.
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meteor 21st of september 2012 - YouTube
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Hey Dave, good for you, sadly i did not see it, wasnt there a meteor pass over last year and it ...
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BBC News - 'Meteors' sighted in skies across UK
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Reports of fireball over Oneida Lake scrabble area rescue crews
WKTV
SYLVAN BEACH, N.Y. (WKTV) - Numerous reports of a fireball over Oneida Lake had local fire and police agencies scrambling into action Friday night. According to authorities, witnesses to thefireball were not sure what they had seen. Police were called ...

Fireball spotted in the sky
ITV News
There were perfect weather conditions last night for catching sight of what appeared to be a small stream of meteors with a large fireball. *Solid particles from outer space (Meteoroids) come in to contact with the earth's atmosphere. *When they do ...

Spectacular fireball was meteorite or “space junk” above Sheffield
The Star
But the Met Office tweeted they believed it had been a meteorite. Some observers initially feared it was a crashing plane, while some even worried that it could be an alien invasion. They told how the objects broke up it trasvelled east to west across ...

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