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27 October 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 27OCT2012

Meteorite from Recent Fireball Hit Roof of Northern California ...
Researchers can now calculate and use the fireball trajectory to trace the meteorite back to its origins in the Asteroid Belt.
www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=meteorite-from...

Meteor Chunk Found – Hit Novato Pastor's Home - El ...
The first confirmed piece of the big meteor that exploded over the Bay Area Wednesday has ...
elcerrito.patch.com

Meteor Shower Draws Attention Of Bay Area ...
New details emerged in the case of a severed leg that washed ashore in St. Petersburg. Family
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October Meteor Shower Update
GoLocalProv
Ideal astronomical circumstances were forecast for the annual Orionid meteor shower peak between midnight and dawn on the morning of October 21. The waxing Moon set before midnight, so it would not interfere by bathing the sky in bright moonlight.

NASA Meteor Shower Live Stream October 20 @11 ...
A major meteor shower tonight "Orionid Meteor Shower 2012" is expected to put one of ...
enstarz.com

Stunning video shows meteor EXPLODING as it ...
A streaking car-sized fireball lit up California skies and stunned stargazers Wednesday night ...
dailymail.co.uk

Meteor . . . Wrong?
Twin Cities Times Fri, 26 Oct 2012 15:56 PM PDT
Just days after a SETI Institute scientist determined that a mysterious object in Novato residents Lisa and Kurt Webberâs backyard was ameteorite; it was found that the mass was simply a natural rock.

Experts: Second Novato rock did fall from space
KTVU Fri, 26 Oct 2012 12:08 PM PDT
A suspected meteorite found in Novato after a fireball flew across the Bay Area sky last week has again been classified as a space rock after a second one was found in the area, according to meteorite experts. Peter Jenniskens, a meteor astronomer with the Mountain View-based SETI Institute, reported last weekend that the first piece of the meteor, which fell over the Bay Area at 7:44 p.m. on ...

Gay Travel: A Culinary Adventure in Quebec
Gayapolis Fri, 26 Oct 2012 11:54 AM PDT
Charlevoix, Canada, a picturesque landscape on the shores of the St. Lawrence River, is destined to become the next "hot" foodie destination. Located east of Quebec City, Charlevoix is in a 350 million year oldmeteorite crater designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Rock that hit Novato home may be a meteorite
CBS 47 Fresno Fri, 26 Oct 2012 08:20 AM PDT
NOVATO, Calif. (AP) â A mysterious rock that hit a Novato home may be a meteor after all. Lisa Webber's roof was struck during last week's meteor shower that lit up skies over the San Francisco Bay area. Peter Jenniskens of the SETI Institute in Mountain View examined the two-inch chunk and pronounced it a meteorite, then later decided it was just weathered Earth granite. But Jenniskens tells ...

Mysterious Rock Found In Novato May Be Meteorite After All
CBS San Francisco Fri, 26 Oct 2012 05:51 AM PDT
A mysterious rock that hit a Novato home may be a meteorite after all.

'Space Buddha' statue may be 20th century fake
New Kerala Fri, 26 Oct 2012 03:49 AM PDT
A supposed Buddhist statue allegedly carved from a meteorite 1,000 years ago may not be as ancient as thought, according to an expert who argues that the sculpture may be a 20th-century fake.

Novato rock re-classified as meteorite
KGO-TV Bay Area Thu, 25 Oct 2012 17:19 PM PDT
It was, then it wasn't, and now a rock found by a Novato woman last week has been re-classified as a meteorite.

Late-night light show on its way mid-month
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
As I explained in the August column, meteor showers occur when the Earth, in its orbit around the Sun, passes through the path of a comet. When the comet is close to the Sun (perihelion), it heats up, which causes the outer ice to melt. The ice that ...

Object found in Marin thought to be meteor chunk just a rock
Inside Bay Area
By Bay City News Service. After a fireball streaked across the Bay Area sky last Wednesday evening, scientists and locals alike have been on the hunt for pieces of the meteor that is believed to have made landfall in the Bay Area. Today the meteor ...

Experts: Second Novato rock did fall from space
KTVU San Francisco
A suspected meteorite found in Novato after a fireball flew across the Bay Area sky last week has again been classified as a space rock after a second one was found in the area, according to meteorite experts. Peter Jenniskens, a meteor astronomer with ...

Meteor
While taking a test shot to check for Aurora activity I witnessed this event, it was slow moving and I thought for a moment that it may have been a satellite until ...
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Gorgeous photograph captures a moonbow, waterfall, meteor and the Milky Way ...
io9
In the foreground, mist suspended near the base of the waterfall is limned with moonlight, giving rise to a rare lunar rainbow (also called a moonbow). And to top it all off there's a meteor, disintegrating in a violent blaze as it rips through the ...

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