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21 November 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 21NOV2012

High-tech search steps up for meteorites in Bankhead National Forest
al.com (blog)
8, 2012, wasn't found at the site of the fall near Addison, Al., but it is the size of ameteorite found there on Wednesday and shows what people might look for on the ground in northwest Alabama. (Lee Roop/lroop@al.com). ADDISON, Alabama -- Armed with ...

Meteorite samples provide definitive evidence of water and rock types on Mars
Nanowerk LLC
(Nanowerk News) Researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, NASA's Johnson Space Center, Lunar Planetary Institute, and Carnegie Institute of Washington report on geochemical studies that help towards settling the controversy that surrounds the ...

Knocking About in Space
New York Times
“It is extremely unlikely that a meteorite blasted off Mars will fly off in an orbit that intersects the Earth on its first orbit,” Dr. Williams said. “It takes time for the initial orbit to be perturbed into an orbit that crosses the orbit of the ...

Leonid Meteor Shower Comes Back for More
Indian Country Today Media Network.com
Astronomers weren't expecting much from this year's incarnation of the Leonid meteorshower, but those flecks of rock smacking into Mother Earth's atmosphere have surprised observers by producing an inordinate number of fireballs, against a dark ...

Leonid Meteor Shower 2012 To Return Tuesday, November 20
Huffington Post
The annual Leonid meteor shower hit its regular peak over the weekend, but stargazers who missed the event may catch the second act of the shooting stars show tonight and early Tuesday (Nov. 20). November is the time of the Leonid meteor shower, when ...

Leonid Meteor Shower 2012: Where to Watch in Arlington Heights
Patch.com
17-20, because that's when the famous Leonid meteor shower is expected to peak. These meteors are fast (about 40 miles per second) and can leave trails of smoke, according to Astronomy.com. They will appear to radiate from the constellation Leo the ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 20NOV2012
By Lunar Meteorite * Hunter
November is the time of the Leonid meteor shower, when the meteors come swarming into our night sky view every time the Earth passes through a debris stream from an ancient comet. These ultra-swift light streaks appear to emanate from ...
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News

Best places to see the Leonid meteor shower
HLNtv.com
Best places to see the Leonid meteor shower. By Bob Van Dillen. updated 9:58 AM EST, Fri November 16, 2012. NEED TO KNOW. HLN Meteorologist Bob Van Dillen says West Coast stargazers may be out of luck. Best places to see the Leonid meteor ...

Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight: How to Watch Online - Yahoo ...
From Yahoo! News: UPDATE: The peak of the Leonid meteor shower has passed . See stargazer photos of the 2012 Leonids here: Leonid Meteor Shower of ...
news.yahoo.com/leonid-meteor-shower-peaks-tonight-watch-o...

Amazing Leonid Meteor Shower Photos Captured By ... - AccuWeather
The Leonid meteor shower of 2012 peaked early Saturday, Nov. 17, delighting stargazers.
www.accuweather.com/en/outdoor-articles/...p/1678198

Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: Annual Meteor Shower; About a Dozen Shooting Stars Per Hour.
news.yahoo.com/leonid-meteor-shower-peaks-tonight-173959...

A second chance to wish upon a shooting star with Leonid meteor shower
CNN
(CNN) -- Maybe the wish you made on a shooting star during the Leonid meteor shower last week didn't come true. You could get a second chance Tuesday as forecasters expect to see a secondary peak in this year's shower. NASA is predicting as many as ...

Young Moon Sets Stage for Annual Leonids Meteor Shower
NASA (press release)
False color video still from 2002 Leonid meteor shower, seen through a camera operated by False-color video still from 2002 Leonid meteor shower, seen through a camera operated by the NASA Meteoroid Environment Office at Marshall Space Flight Center.

Leonid Meteor Shower 2012: Where to Watch Showers Live and Online in Peak ...
IBTimes.co.uk
The Leonid meteor shower should reach its peak of approximately 15 counts per hour during the early hours of 17 November. A second peak of the Leonid meteor showers is forecast between dusk and dawn on 19 and 20 November, when observers can ...

Leonid meteor shower time, date, schedule: NASA predicts five to 15 meteors an ...
WPTV
"For best meteor viewing, dress warmly and go to a location away from city lights. You want clear, dark skies. Lie flat on your back and look straight up, allowing your eyes 30 to 45 minutes to adjust to the dark. No special viewing equipment needed ...

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: MBIQ Detects India ...
By Lunar Meteorite * Hunter
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Amazing Leonid Meteor Shower Photos Captured By Stargazers
LiveScience.com
The Leonid meteor shower peaked early Saturday (Nov. 17), and some night sky watchers caught a great view. The Leonids are a yearly meteor display of shooting stars that appear to radiate out of the constellation Leo. They are created when Earth ...

Meteor Shower Visible in Syria on Saturday as Earth Crosses Paths with Temple ...
Syrian Radio & TV Online
A meteor shower will be visible in several areas in the world including Syria as the Earth passes in the trail of the comet 55P/Tempel–Tuttle. The meteor shower is a result of contact between the debris or meteoroids from the trail of the comet and ...

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