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15 October 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 15OCT2012

How to Watch the Orionids Meteor Shower 2012
Patch.com
There's also something else that's special about this show: With the second-fastest entry velocity of all the annual meteor showers, meteors from the Orionids produce yellow and green colors and occasionally produce an odd fireball. To make sure you ...

Mars Meteorite: Tissint, Space Rock That Hit Moroccan Desert, To Be Auctioned ...
Huffington Post
Since this meteorite, later dubbed Tissint, landed, even the smallest fragments have been scooped up and distributed among collectors, museums and research institutions around the world. Researchers have begun examining them for clues about their ...

Mars Meteor Offers Glimpse of Red Planet's Atmosphere
Sci-Tech Today
A jagged hunk of Mars rock that came crashing down in the Moroccan desert is revealing new secrets about the red planet's atmosphere. While on Mars the rock was weathered by water, which means water was present on the surface of Mars within the past ...

When is the 2012 Orionids Meteor Shower? Coming Up!
Patch.com
It's one of the most recognizable groupings of stars, and for centuries people have seen the same thing when they see the constellation Orion: a man in the sky. And if you haven't noticed Orion lately, just wait, there's going to be quite a show later ...

Meteor showers on display in October | The News-Press | news ...
They sound like mortal enemies in a sci-fi movie: Draconids vs. Orionids. But they 're actually a pair of meteor showers that occur this month. The good thing ...
www.news-press.com/article/.../Meteor-showers-display-Octob...

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: MBIQ Indicates Colorado ...
By Lunar Meteorite * Hunter
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Like two trains passing in the night… a year apart
Discover Magazine (blog)
Last year, in early October, he was taking frames of the night sky for a time lapse video when he caught a bright meteor that left what's called a persistent train: a trail that continues to glow for several minutes. He sent me a note about it, and I ...

How a Martian meteorite rocked the world
MSNBC Sat, 13 Oct 2012 10:21 AM PDT
On July 18, 2011, at 2 a.m. local time, nomads living in a desert valley in southern Morocco near the Algerian border reported seeing a fireball light up the sky followed by two sonic booms. This was a truly rare event, not just the arrival of a Martian meteorite, but a meteorite fall that had witnesses

World's largest meteorite auction comes to NYC ...
CBS News video: World's largest meteorite auction comes to NYC - An auction from out of ...
cbsnews.com

地球上第一个被确认的陨石坑--巴林杰陨石坑_我的大学_天涯社区
大约5万年前,一颗直径40米、重达30万吨的小行星,以每秒25公里的高速冲进地球 大气层,在如今的美国亚利桑那州留下方圆约1公里、深174米的大坑。它就是著名 ...
www.tianya.cn/publicforum/content/university/.../373903.sht...

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