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03 December 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 01-03DEC2012

The Spectacular Geminid Meteor Shower 2012 Peak: When and Where to Watch
Patch.com
The Geminid meteor shower 2012, the final major meteor shower of every year and likely to be the best, peaks overnight Dec. 13 and Dec. 14, and you may be able to see a great show on either side of those dates. If you liked the Perseids meteor shower ...

Visualizing Meteor Impact « Duke Physics News
They are exploring the questions of: How does granular material respond to a high-speed impact by a foreign object, such as a meteor striking a planetary ...
news.phy.duke.edu/2012/11/visualizing-meteor-impact/

Did The Sun Torch Geminid Meteor Shower's Parent Body? | Video ...
The peak of the shower (possibly hundreds of meteors per hour) occurs on December 13th and
www.space.com/18714-did-the-sun-torch-geminid-meteor-sho...

Geminid meteor shower and visible asteroids in December 2012 ...
If you're planning to skywatch this December, this video will take you through some of the notable objects in the sky this month, including a meteor shower, large ...
beforeitsnews.com/.../geminid-meteor-shower-and-visible-aste...

IMO Membership for 2013 | International Meteor Organization
The International Meteor Organization (IMO) was established in 1988. Over the past 25 years, the IMO managed to collect an impressive amount of ...
www.imo.net/news/membership2013

Best Meteor Shower of the Year Coming in December
GoLocalProv
This year's Geminid meteor shower will peak on the night of December 13-14, and are the best meteor shower of the year for northern hemisphere viewers. Photo: Wally Pacholka/AstroPics.com via NASA. Mild comfortable nights of observing are now behind ...

Will We See A New Meteor Shower?
Some computer models indicate that the Earth may pass near decades old debris left behind by Comet Wirtanen in mid December, creating a new meteor ...
blogs.nasa.gov/cm/blog/.../posts/post_1354292295986.html

Meteor shower over Wyoming pics
I find it funny how fake it looks I know it IS real it just LOOKS fake because that's not how we imagine meteor showers to be ...
www.reddit.com/r/pics/.../meteor_shower_over_wyoming/

Meteor Activity Outlook for December 1-7, 2012 « The Transient Sky ...
By Carl Hergenrother
The following is a slightly edited version of Bob Lunsford's excellent weekly summary of meteoractivity. The original version can be found at the American Meteor Society's site. No matter where you live, the first half of December provides some ...
The Transient Sky - Comets, Asteroids...

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: Weekend Sci-Fi Matinee ...
By Lunar Meteorite * Hunter
"Without Warning" is a TV movie featuring veteran news anchor Sander Vanocur and reporter Bree Walker as themselves covering a breaking news story of three meteor fragments crashing into the Earth's northern hemisphere in October ...
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News

Marshall Center's Meteoroid Environment Office Welcomes Noted Meteor Expert ...
NASA
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The Meteoroid Environment Office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., welcomes noted meteor expert Dr. Marc Fries to Marshall Nov. 8. Fries is a research scientist at the Planetary Science Institute in Tucson ...

Planets and meteor shower visible during December - wdbj7.com
December is full of night sky happenings. Everything from the Geminid Meteors, to Jupiter and Saturn on display.
www.wdbj7.com/.../wdbj7-planets-and-meteor-shower-visible-...

ScienceCasts: Rock Comet Meteor Shower - YouTube
Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. The Geminid meteor shower peaks on Dec . 13th and ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEPPGF3KrMQ

The Watchers - Geminid meteor shower and visible ...
If you're planning to skywatch this December, this video will take you through some of the ...
thewatchers.adorraeli.com

Astronomical Wonders: #4 Meteor Showers
Yahoo! News (blog)
The night sky was alight with several meteor showers, including the Leonid in mid-November. As bits of space-debris from comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle vaporized in the Earth's atmosphere, we had the pleasure of observing the resulting fireworks. They made ...

Multi-colored full moon-sized fireball with enormous trail blazes over ...
Initial Meteor Sighting Reports 28 November 2012 - Phil, Georgetown, MA 23:00 EST 6 seconds duration - East to West. Bright and white, same as the moon.
www.sott.net/.../254268-Multi-colored-full-moon-sized-firebal...

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