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18 December 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 18DEC2012

Geminid Meteor Shower 12-11-2012, 86 Bright ...
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The Geminid Meteor Shower has arrived, here are 86 bright Geminid Meteors burning up on ...
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EARTH: Antarctic meteorite hunters
Mon, 17 Dec, 2012 10:32 AM PST
( American Geological Institute ) For more than 35 years, scientists from the Antarctic Search forMeteorites program have been scouring glacial landscapes in search of meteorites. Since 1976, teams of physicists, meteorite specialists, and mountaineers have recovered thousands of untouched specimens from meteoroids, the moon and even Mars. Despite subzero temperatures and razor-sharp winds ...

Asteroid? Meteor? What is this? taken 12/13/12 at 4:40 By TF Green Airport
YouTube
I have no idea what this was but I wastched it go across the sky and snagged a shot of it with my canon 7d. Sorry it was shaky a little I literally walked outside and then ran back in to grab my camera. Anyone know what the heck this is? There were ... This was a sunlit aircraft contrail, not a meteor.

What was that fireball streaking across the Warwick sky?
The Providence Journal
There's a lively discussion on the Web about this video of a burning object streaking across the Warwick sky. A providencejournal.com reader says a co-worker shot the video just before 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13. One commenter on YouTube declared it a ... This was a sunlit aircraft contrail, not a meteor.

Brand New Meteor Shower May Coincide with Geminids 2012
Patch.com
There are plenty of meteor showers in the late fall – we've seen the Orionids in October, and the Taurids and Leonids in November. If you got outside at the right time, and the weather was nice, maybe you saw a few “shooting stars.” Tonight, however ...

Geminid Meteor Shower Spotted In Israel, Poland
W*USA 9
(WUSA) -- If you were able to stay up late Thursday night and look into the sky, then you may have seen some streaks of light. What you saw were from the Geminid meteor shower, which happens every December. The shower got its name because it appears ...

Geminid Meteor Shower 2012: Stunning Pictures of Shooting Stars around the ...
IBTimes.co.uk
Astronomers and sky watchers, amateur and professional, from all around the world, were treated to a magical meteor shower on the evening of 13 December, as the annual Geminid meteor shower peaked with a bounty of brilliant shooting stars. "The sky ...

NASA VIDEO: Geminid meteor shower lights up sky ...
Streaks of light shot through the sky early Friday, part of the Geminid meteorshower that ...
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Bright objects streak through sky as Geminid meteor shower peaks
Los Angeles Times
Stargazers who braved the chilly weather Thursday night were treated to a spectacle as the annual Geminid meteor shower reached its peak. The bright streaks across the sky were remnants of the asteroid Phaeton that burned up as they hit Earth's ...

Mysterious Texas-Louisiana fireball cover-up, Oct. 15, 2012 - San ...
Why the need to cover-up a fireball story? Well, let's see. On Oct. 15, 2012, witnesses reported a fireballthat streaked across Texas skies and possibly slamme.
www.examiner.com/.../mysterious-texas-louisiana-fireball-cov...

Eyewitnesses report possible fireball impact and loud explosion in ...
Translated from Swedish by a SOTT.net reader What is it that struck in Värmland County? SOS, police and the air rescue center has received calls from ...
www.sott.net/.../254682-Eyewitnesses-report-possible-fireball-...

'Microbe led to mass extinction 251m years ago'
Sun, 16 Dec, 2012 03:59 PM PST
A humble microbe, instead of a devastating meteorite or a catastrophic volcanic eruption, wiped off over 90% of the species on Earth 251-million-years ago, scientists believe.

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 17DEC2012
By Lunar Meteorite * Hunter
The stars will come out, and so will a stellar celestial show, as the Geminid meteor shower paints the night sky. Star-watchers may have been glued to their TV sets and web-viewing screens to catch sight glimpses of favorite celebrities at the ...
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