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08 October 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 08OCT2012

Legendary Draconid meteors best after sunset October 7
EarthSky (blog)
This shower produced awesome meteor displays in 1933 and 1946 – with thousands of meteors per hour seen in those years. Even last year – in October 2011 – people around the globe saw an elevated number of Draconid meteors, even though the moon ...

Orionids Meteor Shower 2012 Peak: Where and When to Watch
Patch.com
On the wake of the Perseids meteor shower, Earth passes through a stream of debris from Halley's beginning Oct. 15, which gives us the benefit of the annual Orionids meteor shower, though you probably won't see much until a bit later. The shower should ...

Draconid Meteor Shower
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
Draconid Meteor Shower. Earth is about to pass through a stream of debris from comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner, source of the annual Draconid meteor shower. Last year, Europeans witnessed a faint but furious outburst of 600 meteors per hour when the shower ...

Unpredictable Draconid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight
Space.com
The annual Draconid meteor shower will peak overnight tonight (Oct. 7 and 8) in the first of two substantial fall meteor displays in October. Astronomer Tony Phillips of the night sky observing website Spaceweather.com said the Draconids are ...

Meteor Activity Outlook for October 6-12, 2012 | American Meteor ...
Meteor activity in general increases in October when compared to September. A major shower (the Orionids) is active all month long with many minor showers.
www.amsmeteors.org/.../meteor-activity-outlook-for-october-...

Stargazers look forward to Draconid meteor shower surprise -- Fire ...
Astronomy buffs are already getting their hopes up to be treated to a prolific meteor shower show on the evening of Oct. 8, when Draconid meteors are expected ...
www.sott.net/.../252019-Stargazers-look-forward-to-Draconid...

Draconids Meteor Shower LIVE! Watch Draconids Meteor Shower ...
Watch Draconids Meteor Shower 2012 Live Stream Free| 2012 Draconids Meteor Shower, including date, start time, driving directions and more. Find other ...
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Amazing Meteor Boomerangs Around Earth | Space
For the first time ever, a meteor has grazed in and out of Earth's atmosphere, slowing enough to become a temporary satellite that perhaps lasted a full orbit.
beforeitsnews.com/.../amazing-meteor-boomerangs-around-ea...

Meteor shower peaks overnight Sunday - 13abc.com: Breaking ...
The Draconid meteor shower will peak overnight Sunday into Monday morning ( October 7-8th). The Draconids are not a big meteor shower on average.
www.13abc.com/story/.../meteor-shower-peaks-overnight-sun...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 06/07OCT2012
By Lunar Meteorite * Hunter
The annual Draconid meteor shower is expected to peak at 7:15pm tomorrow with dozens of meteors entering the Earth's atmosphere every hour, with Taiwan being described as the best place to watch this year's dazzling display of shooting ...
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2 comments:

Leanna said...

Lake Temagami,ON Canada family was looking at the northern lights when they started yelling at me to come out, they had seen a green meteor fly over heading northwest I ran out to see the flash created from where it had hit it looked like a huge nuke type flash without the mushroom cloud no sound so it must of been far my family feels they have a good idea where to look and I know the land in the area well, I may go for a look and a moose hunt at the same time, Anyway this happened at 9pm est Oct8 2012 mega chunks of green fire coming off it big flash after it hit

malaya decena said...

see the total lunar eclipse 2014 aka blood moon is the 2nd series in the tetrad and will coincide with the draconids meteor shower's peak... http://w.atch.me/bis0Bg