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18 October 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 18OCT2012

Meteor Lights Up the Sky Over Northern California
ABC News (blog)
A meteor lit up the skies over the Bay Area in California in what experts say is debris from Halley's Comet. Hundreds of residents from Oakland, San Francisco and Santa Cruz called ABC News station KGO-TV, reporting a loud boom, explosions and streaks...

Meteor showers put on a supernatural show this weekend
Examiner.com
California skies will be lit up with a meteor shower from the Orionid meteors this weekend. The show began this week and was seen all over the Bay Area. Some residents reported hearing a loud boom while viewing, while others thought the noise was an ...

Loud And Bright Meteor Thrills Bay Area Stargazers Wednesday Night
The San Francisco Appeal
A large meteor streaked across the night sky tonight and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area. Sky observers took to social media to report that they had seen a bright fireball with hues of red and orange break up overhead shortly before 8 p.m., ...

5 Things To Know This Morning
ABC News
A meteor shower lit up the sky throughout California on Wednesday night and more are expected to appear frequently through Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. The reported fireballs are part of the Orionid meteor shower which will peak ...

Meteor Streaks Across Northern California Sky
ABC News
Meteor Streaks Across Northern California Sky. A bright fireball was seen across the San Francisco area with a loud boom. 10/18/2012. Share: 0 · Comment on this video. ABC News Live. Breaking news video as it happens, continuous live streaming video ...

Meteor streaks across sky over Bay Area
KGO-TV
The National Weather Service says they've received reports from Mendocino to Monterey counties and they believe it's related to the Orionid meteor shower. That celestial event is peaking this weekend. An astronomer from the Chabot Space & Science ...

Halley's Comet Brings Meteor Shower Over California Skies
ABC News
Halley's Comet Brings Meteor Shower Over California Skies. Josh Elliott reports on the light show on display for Californians. 10/18/2012. Related Links: Watch: Loud Boom Caused by Meteor? Watch: Ginger Zee: New 'GMA' Meteorologist · Watch: Meteor ...

Orionids meteor shower October 2012: watching it to be memorable
Northern Voices Online
Orionids meteor shower October 2012 will be visible in much of the USA. To be true watching it will be memorable. This weekend will be a feast for American sky watchers. The Orionid meteor shower is to take place Saturday night and Sunday morning.

Meteor Lights Up Northern California Skies
CBS Local
Some people near Executive Airport even called 911, fearing a plane may have been crashing. It's possible that the meteor is a precursor to the Orionid meteor shower scheduled to pass over the weekend. So far, no one knows if the meteorite made impact ...

Meteor watchers to get 2nd chance for spectacle
China Post
TAIPEI--Sky watchers disappointed by a lackluster Draconid meteor shower earlier this month have another chance to see a meteor spectacle as the more reliable Orionids are set to light up the night sky on Oct. 21, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said ...

Meteor Streaks Across Northern California Sky ...
A bright fireball was seen across the San Francisco area with a loud boom.
abcnews.go.com

Meteor Shower Video: Halley's Comet Brings ...
Josh Elliott reports on the light show on display for Californians.
abcnews.go.com

WATCH: Meteor Fireball Lights Up Bay Area Sky
NBC Chicago
A large fireball lit up the night sky across the San Francisco Bay Area and accompanied by a loud boom Wednesday, thrilling observers. Early bets said the 7:40 p.m. streaking spectacle was a meteor. NASA posted on a science website that this was the ...

caught meteor on my dash cam 10-17-12
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San Jose meteor 10-17-2012
YouTube
Raw footage of meteor breaking up over San Jose captured by our security camera from the Lick Observatory. (Camera is a little out of focus) Round structure to the left is the 40 inch Nickel refracting telescope dome. Lights in the background are from ...

Fireball spotted in Bay Area skies from meteor shower | wwwktvucom
A large meteor streaked across the night sky Wednesday night and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area.
www.ktvu.com/news/news/local/fireball-sky-seen.../nSgPB/

Fireball seen in Northern California might be part of Orionid meteor shower
Sacramento Bee
Sightings of a fireball streaking through the sky have been reported this evening up and down the Central Valley and in the Bay Area. "We've had a lot of calls about people who have seen a bigfireball," said Stefanie Henry, a meteorologist with the ...

Reactions: Fireball lights up San Francisco Bay Area - San Jose ...
Bay Area skies ignited Wednesday with bright lights and a loud boom -- a spectacular show caused by the Orionid meteor shower. It caused quite a stir as ...
www.mercurynews.com/.../reactions-fireball-lights-up-san-fra...

Fireball streaks across sky over Northern California
People described hearing a loud boom and seeing a fireball streak across the sky around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.
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Meteor showers light up Bay Area skies
San Jose Mercury News
A meteor shower lit up skies above the Bay Area and throughout California on Wednesday night, and they will appear with increasing frequency through Sunday, the National Weather Service said. Reports of bright fireballs streaking across the skies were ...

Fireball Meteor in the Sky Above Claycord
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
We saw a very bright meteor in the western sky heading east-ish. It was brilliant and colorful, blue and white along with a long orange tail. It was heading at a relatively flat and stayed visible for almost 5 seconds. We saw it break up but it was ...

Bright Light, Loud Boom May Have Been Meteor
NBC Bay Area
This is the Orionid meteor shower which occurs when the Earth passes through the trail of dust left by Halley's Comet. advertisement. Click Here! The Bay Area was buzzing Wednesday night after a bright streak moved across the sky. It was accompanied by ...

Watch for Orionids Meteor Shower 2012 This Weekend
Patch.com
Earth was expected to pass through a stream of debris from Halley's Comet beginning Monday, which will give us the benefit of the annual Orionids meteor shower—though you probably won't see much until a bit later. According to Adler Planetarium, the ...

Bright fireball startles Northern California
U-T San Diego
The American Meteor Society (AMS) reports online that a meteor arced through the sky shortly after 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, causing surprise and awe across broad reaches of Northern California. The "fireball" was visible only briefly, but was so bright ...

Meteor Shower from Halley's Comet to Light Up the Sky this Weekend
Annenberg TV News
The Hollywood stars are about to get a whole lot brighter this upcoming weekend. The Orionidmeteor shower will sparkle the skies on Saturday and Sunday as Earth moves through the debris caused by Halley's Comet on its path around the sun. The best ...

"Fireball" Spotted in Bay Area Skies
KGO-AM
"We have have determined [the bright objects] are part of a meteor shower that began October 2." ABC7's Sandhya Patel: "Orionid meteor showers are going on now. The boom you heard could have been a fireball produced by the meteor." Jonathan, Chabot ...

Meteorite Impacts Earth in Minden, Louisiana - Media and Government Cover It Up
OpEdNews
Many scientists are quite happy to talk openly about a 'sixth extinction' being underway for the past 10,000 years or so because they blame humans for it. Blaming humans carries with it the anthropocentric implication that we are in some way immune to ...

New additional material of meteor showers during 9th - arXiv
Abstract: This article presents twelve records of meteor showers in Arabic chronicles covering period from the 9th to the 19th century. The observations were in ...
arxiv.org/abs/1210.3941

Webster S.O. confirms bunker explosion at Camp Minden - KSLA ...
Earlier in the morning, Sexton said there was a "possibility that a meteor did hit the ground" in the area, but that theory was put to rest with the confirmation of the ...
www.ksla.com/story/.../authorities-investigate-loud-boom

Possible fireball seen over Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia Tuesday ...
Washington Post (blog)
A fireball is a meteor (sometimes referred to as a shooting star) that is larger and brighter than normal. The American Meteor Society says they occur every day over all parts of Earth but that most people will only witness one or two in their lifetime ...

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