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10 December 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 10DEC2012

NASA camera captures 'fireball' in the sky of Texas
YouTube
Images captured by a NASA camera show a glow observed in the Texas sky on the morning of Friday. Watch (if necessary, disable popup blocker). Residents of the region described the phenomenon as "a fireball with a tail blue-green '. The blaze could be ...

Geminids Meteor Shower to Peak Thursday, Friday Nights ...
Where and when to look for the last major meteor shower of 2012, which will peak this Thursday and Friday, Dec. 13 and 14.
centreville.patch.com/.../geminids-meteor-shower-to-peak-thur...

December's Meteor Shower | Space
The Geminids. Right now, Earth is passing through a swarm of particles shed by the asteroid 3200 Phaethon as it moves through its orbit in the solar system.
beforeitsnews.com/.../decembers-meteor-shower-2451546.htm...

Geminids meteor shower expected this week | Edmonton | News ...
If ever you needed a reason to bundle up and get outside on a cold day, that reason may just be right over your head as an annual meteor shower is expected to ...
www.edmontonsun.com/.../geminids-meteor-shower-expected...

Radiant point for December's Geminid meteor shower
EarthSky (blog)
Where do you look to see December's famous Geminid meteor shower? In an open sky, because these meteors fly in many different directions and in front of numerous age-old constellations. However, if you trace the paths of the Geminid meteors backward, ...

Meteor showers on their way: When and where to watch in Dubai
Emirates 24/7
Just like any other year, the final major meteor shower – the best, according to Nasa – will occur on December 13 and 14, 2012, as the night skies put up a great show on both the days for all of us to watch. “The Geminid meteor shower is usually one of ...

Meteor creates fireball over Texas
Examiner.com
According to Click2News in Houston, residents in Texas saw a bright fireballstreaking across the sky from east to west on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. The object in question is thought to have been a meteor. NASA captured the object with one of its meteor ...

NASA: Texas fireball likely a fragment from an asteroid belt and not ...
This morning at 6:43 AM Central Standard Time, eyewitnesses across Texas and adjacent ...
www.sott.net/.../254518-NASA-Texas-fireball-likely-a-fragme...

Volcanic eruptions in India, not meteorite, killed dinosaurs 
Sun, 09 Dec, 2012 02:29 AM PST
Volcanic activity from the Deccan Traps in India, not a meteorite impact, may have killed the dinosaurs, according to a new study.

Links 12/9/12
Sun, 09 Dec, 2012 12:44 AM PST
Volcanoes, Not Meteorite, Killed Dinosaurs, New Study Suggests Huffington Post. Carol B: “Oh, phooey, I have a book from 15 or 20 years ago that made this argument. The Siberian Traps may have been instrumental in the Permian-Triassic die off. Why are we so attracted to extraterrestrial stuff?”

Study: Volcanoes, not meteorite killed dinosaurs
Sat, 08 Dec, 2012 07:50 PM PST
New data suggests dinosaurs died from volcanoes, not from an asteroid as previously believed.

Geminid Meteor Shower Live Stream: New Moon to Provide Darker Skies on ...
Latinos Post
The Geminid meteor shower is scheduled to appear during the night sky between Dec. 13 and Dec. 14. According to NASA, Geminids are pieces of debris from the 3200 Phaethon, originally considered to be an asteroid, it is now categorized as an extinct ..

Texas Meteorite Over Texas Caught on Nasa ...
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Texas Meteorite Over Texas Caught on Nasa Camera 'Fire-Ball' Over Texas Caught on Nasa ...
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