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19 November 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 19NOV2012

Leonid Meteor Shower 2012 Continues: Sky-gazers Can Still Catch a Glimpse
International Business Times AU
The 2012 Leonid Meteor Shower peak already arrived but sky-gazers still have a chance to catch a glimpse of the phenomenon as it continues this weekend. Ben Burress, a Chabot Space and Science Center astronomer in Oakland, declared another peak to ...

Meteor shower to peak tomorrow night
Hindu Business Line
The meteor shower gets the name “LEONIDS” because meteors in it appear to radiate from the constellation Leo, Sri N Raghunandan Kumar of Planetary Society of India said. Leonids have double peak activity as the number of meteors maximise on two ...

Leonid meteor shower captured by stargazers - Technology ...
The Leonid meteor shower peaked early Saturday, and some night sky watchers caught a great view.
www.msnbc.msn.com/.../amazing-leonid-meteor-shower-phot...

Amazing Leonid Meteor Shower Photos Captured By ... - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: The Leonid meteor shower peaked early Saturday (Nov. 17), and some night sky watchers caught a great view.
news.yahoo.com/amazing-leonid-meteor-shower-photos-captu...

MBIQ Detects Alabama, Georgia Meteor 18NOV2012
By Lunar Meteorite * Hunter
Atlanta, Georgia arrived from google.com on "Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida Green Meteor Fireball 6OCT2011" by searching for what fell from the sky tonight georgia. 10:38:12 -- 6 ...
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Leonid Meteor Shower Photos Captured By Stargazers | Spacecom
The Leonid meteor shower of 2012 peaked early Saturday, Nov. 17, as delighted stargazers watched. See photos from the mild Leonid meteor shower.
www.space.com/18534-leonid-meteor-shower-stargazers-phot...

The Leonid Meteor Shower Peaked Last Night: Watch the Video
Guardian Express
The Leonid Meteor Shower is just one of many meteor showers our Earth passes through each year, the Perseid and Orionid Meteor showers being two of them, in August and October respectively. The Comet Swift-Tuttle causing the Perseid shower, and ...

Leonid Meteor Shower 2012: Where to Watch in San Leandro
Patch.com
Keep your eyes on the sky during the pre-dawn hours through Tuesday morning, when the Leonidmeteor shower is expected to peak. A meteor is the streak of light we see when a meteoroid enters Earth's atmosphere. The Leonids usually contain many ...

Leonid Meteor Shower peaks today: how to watch live online
Examiner.com
After a days-long lead-up, tonight, November 17/18, 2012, is finally the peak of the Leonid Meteor Shower, which means that tonight, more so than any before or after, should offer the most streaking through the sky. Every November, Earth passes through ...

Rare meteorites created in violent celestial collision
SpaceDaily Sat, 17 Nov 2012 23:08 PM PST
The Esquel meteorite, consisting of iron-nickel and olivine, was discovered in central Argentina. Credit: Photo by Arlene Schlazer.

Leonid meteor shower peaked but peek continues
Jackson Clarion Ledger
A meteor streaks through the sky over Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California's Mojave Desert. The Leonid meteor storm was captured in this 30-minute time exposure from Nov. 17, 1998. / AP ...

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