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27 September 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 27SEP2012

Newfound Comet Could Look Spectacular in 2013 (C/2012 S1 ISON)
A newly discovered comet has the potential to put on a dazzling celestial
display late next year, when it will be so bright you may be able to see it
briefly in the daytime sky. ...

Dawn: Vesta Got Special Delivery of Hydrated Minerals
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
The mechanism that incorporates water into the terrestrial planets is a
matter of extensive debate for planetary scientists. Now, observations
of the giant asteroid Vesta by NASA's Dawn mission suggest that hydrated
materials were delivered ...

Meteor lights up night sky across south Cumbria and north Lancashire
The Westmorland Gazette
He said the last large meteor to travel across Cumbria's sky was in March but it was not as big as this one. And it was only spotted for a few seconds compared to Friday's 'shooting star' which was seen for approximately 11 seconds. People described ...

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Meteor Activity Outlook for September 22-28, 2012 | American ...
The estimated total hourly meteor rates for evening observers this week is near three for observers located at mid-northern latitudes and two for observers in ...
www.amsmeteors.org/.../meteor-activity-outlook-for-septembe...

Huge fireballs shoot across night sky in spectacular 'meteor' shower ...
The bright lights were seen streaking through the sky in the North of England, Northern Ireland and Scotland.
www.dailymail.co.uk/.../Huge-fireballs-shoot-night-sky-specta...

Meteorite Strike caught on CCTV - UK - 21/09/2012 ...
49 sec
Caught this on CCTV. Meteorite breaking up over the skies of Staffordshire.
youtube.com

New York auction to offer 125 meteorites for sale
Fox News
The sale also includes a large piece of the Peekskill meteorite, famous for puncturing a Chevy Malibu in 1992 about 50 miles north of Manhattan, and the largest complete slice of the most famousmeteorite in the world, the Willamette, a huge specimen ...

Ancient Buddha Carved From Meteorite
Discovery News
"The statue was chiseled from an iron meteorite, from a fragment of the Chinga meteorite which crashed into the border areas between Mongolia and Siberia about 15.000 years ago," said Elmar Buchner of the University of Stuttgart. In a paper published ...

Buddhist statue, discovered by Nazi expedition, is made of meteorite, new ...
Phys.Org
"The statue was chiseled from a fragment of the Chinga meteorite which crashed into the border areas between Mongolia and Siberia about 15,000 years ago," said Dr Buchner. "While the first debris was officially discovered in 1913 by gold prospectors ...

2012 THE Year of Meteors!

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