11 December 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 11DEC2012

NASA to Host Dec. 13 Telecon on Twin Probes' Mission-Ending Moon Impact
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Rock Comet Meteor Shower - NASA Science
Dec. 9, 2012: Every year in mid-December, astronomers look up in the sky and witness a mystery. It announces itself with a flurry of shooting stars. For several ...

Rock Comet Meteor Shower
Huntsville AL (SPX) Dec 11, 2012 - Every year in mid-December, astronomers look up in the sky and witness a mystery. It announces itself with a flurry of ...

Dino-Killing Meteorite Wiped Out Lizards, Too
livescience.com Mon, 10 Dec, 2012 12:32 PM PST
The massive extinction that killed off the dinosaurs may have also decimated lizards and snakes, according to new research.

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Mon, 10 Dec, 2012 01:49 AM PST
Volcanic activity from the Deccan Traps in India, not a meteorite impact, may have killed the dinosaurs, according to a new study. The research argued that tens of thousands of years of lava flow from the Deccan Traps, a volcanic region near Mumbai in present-day India, may have spewed

Year's Best Meteor Shower Peaks This Week
Stargazers are about to get their annual celestial treat: A bright meteor shower, the Geminids, will grace skies worldwide this week, with a peak in activity on Thursday (Dec. 13). No telescope or binoculars are required to see the show — just use ...

Perfect Geminid meteor shower to stun Earth on December 13
The conditions for observing the most visible meteor shower this year will be almost perfect. The moon will be in the phase of the new moon. The best places to observe the meteor shower will be central Russia, Europe, North Africa and China, where the ...

Lynch: Early risers should enjoy Geminid meteor showers
Times Record News
This shower is called the Geminid meteor shower because the meteors in the celestial dome will appear to be streaming from the general direction of the constellation Gemini the Twins, which is in the western half of the sky in the early morning. Don't ...

Meteor Flies Over Brazos Valley
From Houston to north of Dallas came reports of seeing a bright flash in the sky Friday morning between 6:30 and 7. Most likely it was a meteor according to Don Carona at the Texas A&M University physics and astronomy observatory. Carona says based on...

Bright Fireball Over Texas Caught on Video
A terrific fireball lit up the sky early Friday (Dec. 7) morning when a meteor entered the Earth's atmosphere over Texas. The meteor was captured in amateur video and by a NASA observatory as far away as New Mexico. NASA confirmed that the meteor was ...

Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Next Week ...
The last month of 2012 offers us some great views in the sky.

Bright lights seen over Texas skies: UFO, meteor shower, or aliens? (Video)
A local meteorologist for KHOU said it wasn't a UFO, but it was mostly like from the Geminidsmeteor shower that started over the weekend; the peak dates of the Geminids meteor shower are December 13, 14 and 15, 2012. The Geminids meteor shower has ...

Geminid Meteor Shower Streaks Across Fairfield Co. Sky
The Daily Voice
According to NASA, this meteor shower is the “most intense meteor shower of the year,” lasting for days, and can be seen from almost anywhere in the world. The week of Dec. 10-16 is the best time to see this meteor shower, with the peak time overnight Dec.


Geminid meteor shower peaking this week :: WRAL.com
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Amy Sayle, from the Morehead Planetarium, discusses the Geminid Meteorshower and the ...

Geminid meteor shower: Huge light show expected Thursday night
ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)
The next big meteor shower is expected to light up the skies Thursday night, and specialists say it will be the best show of the year. The Geminid Meteors will be most visible around 8 p.m. EST Thursday, according to an article by NBC News . These ...

Watch Geminid Meteor Shower In Seminole Heights
The Geminid meteor shower 2012 is the final major meteor shower of every year. This one will be a masterpiece. It will peak overnight Dec. 13 and Dec. 14 against the backdrop of a moonless night. Seminole Heights residents should be in store for quite ..

Stargazers Take Note: The Geminid Meteor Shower is Now Appearing Nightly
Guardian Express
The Gemind Meteor Shower is currently on display in the night sky for the next week, peaking on December 13 and 14th. It can be seen from almost anywhere on the planet. The Earth has been graced with several different meteor showers this year, but NASA ...

The Geminid meteor shower will be spectacular — somewhere else
Arizona Daily Star (blog)
The Geminid meteor shower will be spectacular — somewhere else. Print Email. 2012-12-10T11:38:00Z 2012-12-10T12:04:49Z The Geminid meteor shower will be spectacular — somewhere elseBy Tom Beal, Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star. 4 hours ...

Stargazing: Geminid meteor shower
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Best viewing will be from 10 p.m. through 6 a.m. Observing can take place earlier in the night because Gemini will be well above the horizon by 8:30 p.m. But, as with all meteor showers, the best viewing will occur after midnight. To enjoy the Geminid ...

Geminid meteor shower to peak Thursday & Friday nights, visible in Xiamen
What's on Xiamen
The Geminid meteor shower 2012, the final and usually the best major meteor shower of the year, will peak during the nights of Thursday and Friday, with the show expected to be more spectacular on the former, but also great on the second night ...

Meteor streaks across Houston skyline
us online. houston area swore they saw something just before 7:00 a.m . last friday. a lot thought it was them, and they didn't say anything, but we know it was a meteorstreaking overhead. it caused a bright flash across a morning haze, some fog. some ...

Take Me Outside: Geminid meteor showers will light up the darkness of December
Concord Monitor
13, the Geminid meteor shower will perform a spectacular light show (if the sky is clear). The annual performance will be particularly special this year because it occurs during a new moon. In that phase, the moon is lined up between the earth and the ...

Space News: Geminid meteor shower peaks this week
Lake County News
Every year in mid-December, astronomers look up in the sky and witness a mystery. It announces itself with a flurry of shooting stars. For several nights in a row, dozens to hundreds of meteors per hour cut across the glistening constellations of ...

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Fireball Over Texas Prompts Worries of Mayan Apocalypse ...
A pre-dawn fireball streaked across the Houston, Texas sky this morning and was seen as far

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