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06 November 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 06NOV2012

The star that fell on Alabama Tuesday is mobilizing an astro-army of searchers
al.com (blog)
Searchers organized by NASA combed the area Wednesday and found nothing that "screamed meteorite," according to NASA meteor expert Dr. Bill Cooke Wednesday night, but they did return with specimens. A meteor Cooke described earlier as the size of ...

'Lucky' Snapshot of Orionid Meteor Shower a Stunner (Photo)
Space.com
The journey was perhaps more important than the destination for amateur night sky photographer, Nina Embervine, who captured this beautiful photo of the Orionid meteorshower on an impromptu stop while on her way to Rocky Moutain National Park's ...

Meteor experts go back and forth on fireball fragments - MSNBC.com
After a flurry of doubts, an expert on meteorites has decided that a rock found in the backyard of a San Francisco Bay Area home could have come from space ...
www.msnbc.msn.com/.../meteor-experts-go-back-forth-firebal...

Two prominent meteor showers will begin lighting up the night sky ...
Two prominent meteor showers will begin lighting up the night sky starting Monday. For the next two weeks, weather permitting, you may be able to see flashes ...
abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local&id...

Meteor falls from sky near Stanwood | KREM.com Spokane
The meteor was spotted in Snohomish, Skagit and Pierce counties. Nothing has been found yet.
www.krem.com/.../Meteor-falls-from-sky-near-Stanwood-176...

Eastern Daylight AL. Meteor "Boom" Recorded on ...
1 min
http://www.abc3340.com/story/19958449/taurid-meteor-shower- likely-cause-of ...
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It's Addison, Alabama's meteorite now after 2 fragments are found
The Huntsville Times Mon, 05 Nov 2012 15:03 PM PST
Complicating the search for fragments is Alabama's deer hunting season, which opens Nov. 17 and runs into January.

Rare 300 kg meteorite unearthed in Poland
SpaceDaily Sun, 04 Nov 2012 18:38 PM PST
The largest meteorite ever found in Eastern Europe has been discovered by Polish geologists who hope the rare find will provide fresh clues about the composition of the Earth's inner core, they said.

2012 THE Year of Meteors!

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