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30 June 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 30JUN2012

Get Ready for 2012's Spectacular Perseid Meteor Shower - Yahoo ...
2012's Perseid meteor shower from July to August is set to be one of the best in recent years due to a waning crescent moon that won't rise until after midnight ...
voices.yahoo.com/get-ready-2012s-spectacular-perseid-meteor...

Meteor Activity Outlook for June 23-29, 2012 « The Transient Sky ...
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 ...
transientsky.wordpress.com/.../meteor-activity-outlook-for-jun...

World's oldest impact crater discovered in Greenland
msnbc.com
Scientists think it was formed 3 billion years ago by a meteorite 19 miles (30 kilometer) wide — which, if it hit Earth today, would wipe out all higher life. The crater is so wide that it would reach the edge of space 62 miles (100 km) above Earth if ...

"Fireball" sighted Thursday night in West Monroe
Monroe News Star
West Monroe resident Obie Sims said he was enjoying a relaxing evening outdoors Thursday when he saw what appeared to be a huge bottle rocket streak across the sky about 10:45 p.m..

World's oldest meteor impact crater discovered in Greenland
Christian Science Monitor
Scientists say they found the oldest meteor impact crater yet discovered, caused by a rock that, it hit Earth today, would wipe out all higher life.

How I wonder what you are….
The Hindu
28, 29: Southern Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower. Can produce about 20 meteors per hour at their peak. Best viewing is east after midnight. August. 12 -13Perseids MeteorShower. The Perseids is one of the best meteor showers to observe, producing up to 60 ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 29JUN2012
By Lunar Meteorite * Hunter
A meteor (L) from the Geminids meteor shower enters the Earth's atmosphere. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images). JEFFREY%20SCHAUB.
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太陽系最古の隕石から新種の鉱物を発見 « WIREDjp 世界最強のテクノ ...
カリフォルニア工科大学の地質学者チーマーは2007年から走査型電子顕微鏡を使ってアエンデ隕石の調査を進めておりその研究から9種の新たな鉱物が見つかったそのひとつ ...
wired.jp/2012/06/28/new-mineral-panguite/

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29 June 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 29JUN2012

SF Fundraising Begins To Build Warning System For Asteroid Threats
CBS Local
A meteor (L) from the Geminids meteor shower enters the Earth's atmosphere. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images). ...

Oldest known impact crater found
Cardiff University
A 100 kilometre-wide crater has been found in Greenland, the result of a
massive asteroid or comet impact a billion years before any other known
collision on Earth. ...

L'Université Ibn Zohr révèle les premiers secrets de la météorite martienne "Tissint"
Aeronautique.ma
Sous le titre "The Martian Meteorite of Tissint (Tata, Morocco) Preliminary Scientific Study and Reports of the Saharan Nomads by Abderrahmane Ibhi", sont apparues dans une revue américain...

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: England, UK Meteor ...
Click here to report a meteor / fireball. Latest 25 Worldwide Meteor Reports Dynamic MAP. (Zoom in ... (Click Here to see all Worldwide Meteor Sighting Reports) ...
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../england-uk-meteor-15j...

Exhumed rocks reveal Mars water ran deep
European Space Agency
By studying rocks blasted out of impact craters, ESA's Mars Express has
found evidence that underground water persisted at depth for prolonged
periods during the first billion years of the Red Planet's existence. ...

A fleeting flyby of a battered world Video
European Space Agency
The long and tumultuous history of asteroid Lutetia was revealed by
ESA's Rosetta spacecraft as it raced past this large, ancient asteroid.
This spectacular movie shows a sequence of images snapped by Rosetta as
it flew past the main-belt asteroid on 10 July 2010. ...


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28 June 2012

NEOs - Another Down the Pike June 2012

NEOs - NEO 2012 MY2 - Another Coming Down the Pike 29June2012

UPCOMING CLOSE APPROACHES TO EARTH
AU = ~150 million kilometers
1 LD = Lunar Distance = ~384,000 kilometers

Object
Name
Close
Approach
Date
CA
Distance*
(AU)
CA
Distance*
(LD)
Estimated
Diameter**
H
(mag)
Relative
Velocity
(km/s)
(2012 MQ) 2012-Jun-270.148357.762 m - 140 m23.29.09
(2010 NY65) 2012-Jun-270.102339.8120 m - 270 m21.715.09
(2012 MV4) 2012-Jun-280.161462.8260 m - 580 m20.012.24
(2008 WM64) 2012-Jun-280.144956.4200 m - 450 m20.617.31
(2010 CD55) 2012-Jun-280.197576.864 m - 140 m23.16.33
(2012 MY2) 2012-Jun-290.00351.315 m - 33 m26.33.78
(2004 CL) 2012-Jun-300.111343.3220 m - 500 m20.420.75

Source: http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/ca/

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The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 28JUN2012

Meteor Shower to Light Up Sky - Tredyffrin-Easttown, PA Patch
By David Powell
The Boötids often go unnoticed, but they periodically light up the night sky with dozens of meteors per hour.
Tredyffrin-Easttown Patch

1969 Fireball meteorite reveals new ancient mineral | Fox News
A fireball that tears across the sky is not just a one-time skywatching event — it can reap scientific dividends long afterward.
www.foxnews.com/.../16-fireball-meteorite-reveals-new-ancie...

1969 meteorite yields material previously unknown to science
Christian Science Monitor
A new study of fragments of an ancient rock that fell to Earth in 1969 has yielded a new mineral. Dubbed 'panguite' the new mineral may hold secrets about the ...

Meteor metal among solar system's oldest
Space Daily
Pasadena, Calif. (UPI) Jun 26, 2012 - U.S. scientists say they've discovered a new primitive mineral in a meteorite that they believe to be among the oldest ...

Exploring the Possibilities of Interdisciplinarity at Tällberg
Huffington Post (blog)
Tällberg is a tiny Swedish village situated on Lake Silja, produced in its own big bang by a meteorsome 130 million years ago. The now-idyllic area still ...

A 'Sleeper' Meteor Shower Could Wake Tonight
Patch.com
The Boötids often go unnoticed, but they periodically light up the night sky with dozens of meteors per hour.

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27 June 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 27JUN2012

Meteor Activity Outlook for June 23-29, 2012 | American Meteor ...
The estimated total hourly meteor rates for evening observers this week is near two for observers in the northern hemisphere and three for those south of the ...
www.amsmeteors.org/.../meteor-activity-outlook-for-june-23-...

1969 fireball meteorite reveals new ancient mineral
msnbc.com
A fireball that tears across the sky is not just a one-time skywatching event — it can reap scientific dividends long afterward. In fact, one that lit up Mexico's skies ...

Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight Best Chance to See Bootids
Sky-watchers may get an unusually good glimpse of the annual Bootid meteor shower this week, thanks to a late-night moonless sky.
news.nationalgeographic.com/.../120626-meteor-shower-tonig...

Meteor metal one of solar system's oldest
UPI.com
U.S. scientists say they've discovered a new primitive mineral in a meteorite that they believe to be among the oldest minerals formed in the solar system.

New primitive mineral found in Allende meteorite
TG Daily Tue, 26 Jun 2012 16:06 PM PDT
The Allende meteorite impacted in the Mexican state of Chihuahua in 1969. More than 40 years later, the meteorite continues to help scientists better understand the early stages of our solar system's evolution. read more

Meteorite Hunter Discovers New Mineral
Wired News Tue, 26 Jun 2012 14:42 PM PDT
Hidden within a rock from space, geologists have discovered a mineral previously unknown to science: panguite.

Scientists find new primitive mineral in meteorite
Science Daily Tue, 26 Jun 2012 10:42 AM PDT
In 1969, an exploding fireball tore through the sky over Mexico, scattering thousands of pieces of meteorite across the state of Chihuahua. More than 40 years later, the Allende meteorite is still serving the scientific community as a rich source of information about the early stages of our solar system's evolution. Recently, scientists discovered a new mineral embedded in the space rock -- one ...

Caltech scientists find new primitive mineral in meteorite
EurekAlert! Tue, 26 Jun 2012 10:11 AM PDT
( California Institute of Technology ) In 1969, an exploding fireball tore through the sky over Mexico, scattering thousands of pieces ofmeteorite across the state of Chihuahua. More than 40 years later, the Allende meteorite is still serving the scientific community as a rich source of information about the early stages of our solar system's evolution. Recently, scientists from the California ...

The Origin of Life Challenge
SpaceDaily Mon, 25 Jun 2012 17:22 PM PDT
Some scientists believe that life may have arisen on Mars and traveled to Earth by means of a meteorite.

1969 Fireball Meteorite Reveals New Ancient Mineral
LiveScience.com
A new mineral has been described and named panguite from the Allende meteorite that lit up Mexico skies as a fireball in 1969.

Scientists find new primitive mineral in meteorite
Phys.Org
In 1969, an exploding fireball tore through the sky over Mexico, scattering thousands of pieces ofmeteorite across the state of Chihuahua. More than 40 years ...

Martian meteorite to go on display from tomorrow in Vienna
Austrian Independent
Report on Austrian Independent english news online newspaper: The Natural History Museum in Vienna (NHM) is celebrating a spectacular new acquisition ...

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Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, Wyoming, Kansas Daytime Bolide Meteor Fireball 20JUN2012

Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, Wyoming, Kansas Daytime Bolide Meteor Fireball 20JUN2012
Sighting Reports from the Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico Daytime Bolide Meteor Fireball 20JUN2012
Green Markers = Sighting Reports to The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
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Sighting Reports Received:

20JUN2012 Rene Fisher Rifle, Colorado, USA 1330 Mountain Time 4-5 seconds north to south/ east shiny, metallic reflection like a mirror not that i could tell arc like a shooting star

20JUN2012 Franco Milliken, CO 1pm mst 3 United States Seen a bright white ball with white tail falling southeast Brighter then moon no The object was pretty big and really bright

20JUN2012 Jodi Jacobs Mullen, Nebraska USA 12:40 PM MT 3-4 seconds I was driving south saw the meteor traveling South west to the South East Bright white/blueish Extremely bright no huge fireball, streaking across the sky with a long tail.  Just like seeing a metoer at night only it was in the daytime.  Actually frightened me thinking I was seeing something blow up and fall, until it faded and disappeared.

20JUN2012 Dan Sullivan Pueblo, Colorado USA Mountain time zone 12:35pm 5 seconds start was roughly 2pm going from the west to the east at a -20 degree angle disappeared over the horizon there was no sound but the color of the flame was a very bright green with blue tail end same as sun no fragmentation noticed object traveled from directly above me to out of sight with in roughly 5 seconds

20JUN2012 Drew Doner Walsh, Colorado, USA 1:30 PM   Mountain Time Zone 4 sec West to east and was facing north very bright white ligjht with an orange tail behind it as it was falling Not as bright as the sun but very close No Moving very fast and looked like it hit the ground before it burned up

20JUN2012 Donavan Colorado City, Colorado 12:45 M.T p.m. only saw it for 5 seconds driving north, looking northeast. Fell left to right Blue/green color bright as sun in middle of ball. Just one ball shape very fast moving almost looked like it touched grown but large hill was in the way.

20JUN2012 Troy Vaille Silverthorne, CO, USA 12:45:00 3 seconds N to S east of silverthorne green yellow fireball for about 3 seconds same as sun no none

20JUN2012 Jeff & Karri Colorado Springs, CO 12:38pm Mountain time 2-3 seconds Facing east, it traveled from N to S Bright white center, bluish-green around, long yellow tail Bright enough to stand out in broad daylight no We both thought it was a firework traveling the wrong direction at first, but it was VERY bright and too big and VERY fast. Long tail. We thought we'd see it hit, but a little ways above the overpass it just dissipated. No sound, but we were in a car at a stoplight.

20JUN2012 Brett McNary Tabernash, CO USA 12:37pm MST 5 seconds From up to down and behind mountains to the East white/blue, was in my vehicle so no sound was heard Like the end of a welding tip none observed none

20JUN2012 Lance Taylor Fort Collins, Colorado, USA Approx 23:15 MST 1-2 seconds About 40 degrees high. Travel W-E, Facing North Bright redish/orange Probably comparable to Venus No Very quick event.

20JUN2012 Warren Watson Fraser, Co. U.S.A. 1238 2-3 sec. east, mostly down, left to right white, surrounded in blue sun no very bright, no lingering tail, except as traced on my retina for a few moments. Had the look of fireball, the size of my little finger tip at full arm extension.



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26 June 2012

Brasil Sandia Sentinel Allsky Camera Network

NMSU / Sandia Sentinel Allsky Node:
Southern Brazil

Oklahoma / Kansas Meteor 25JUN2012

Oklahoma / Kansas Meteor ~21:15 CST 25JUN2012
(c) Kevin Palivec, Hawley, TX Sandia Sentinel Allsky
(c) 2012 OKC Sandia Sentinel Alsky, James Beauchamp
Radar Scatter from  OKC Meteor Event 25JUN2012
(c) 2012 OKC Sandia Sentinel Alsky, James Beauchamp
video
(c) 2012 OKC Sandia Sentinel Alsky, James Beauchamp


If you saw this event please file a meteor/fireball sighting report; thank you:
http://thelatestworldwidemeteorreports.blogspot.jp/2011/12/december-2011-meteorfireball-sighting.html

Initial Sighting Reports:

25JUN2012 Mike Rinehart Drumright, OK, USA 2120 cst 6 sec 90degrees above horizon, end 40 degrees above horizon, direction of travel w-nw  was facing western sky no sound, but green in color bright as jupiter no no

25JUN2012 Suzy Arkansas City, KS, USA 21:15 CDT 3 seconds wsw travelling north and down diagonally white brighter than the moon which was nearby no. It had a thick trail and the star looked like it was 5 pointed, like in a cartoon

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The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 26JUN2012

Oklahoma / Kansas Meteor 25JUN2012
By Lunar Meteorite * Hunter
If you saw this event please file a meteor/fireball sighting report; thank you: http://thelatestworldwidemeteorreports.blogspot.jp/2011/12/december-2011-meteorfireball-sighting.html. Initial Sighting Reports: 25JUN2012 Mike Rinehart Drumright, ...
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Fireball sighted over Gloucestershire -- Fire in the Sky -- Sott.net
Unidentified flying objects have been reported over Gloucester, re-igniting fresh theories on alien life. Several reports have been made to police and astronomy ...
www.sott.net/.../247112-Fireball-sighted-over-Gloucestershire

Meteor streaks across local skies - Local News - Cleveland, OH ...
Did you see it? Lots of folks across northern Ohio did. A meteor streaking across the Ohio skies put on quite a show for a few brief seconds Thursday evening.
www.msnbc.msn.com/.../meteor-streaks-across-local-skies/

Meteor May Have Started Latest Blaze in Colorado [Police Audio ...
"Chaffee County Sheriff W. Peter Palmer told the Los Angeles Times that his office received four ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxPr7vKcaNM

Siberian meteor crater records nearly 3 million years of climate history
Tucson Citizen
About 3.6 million years ago a large meteor crashed into Siberia about 100 miles north of the Arctic Circle. The impact created an eleven-mile wide crater that ...

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25 June 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 25JUN2012

ISS to Build Up Meteorite Defenses
SpaceDaily Sat, 23 Jun 2012 18:53 PM PDT
"We will have to move a cargo platform so as to use it more conveniently in the future. We will also install meteorite protection panels [on the ISS]," he said, adding that the space walk will last six hours.

What's Up in July: Planet pairs and meteors follow exciting transit
Press Herald
Just like lunar or solar eclipses or northern lights or active meteor showers, ... The annual Delta Aquarid meteor shower will peak on the morning of July 28, but ...

Sheriff: No meteorite found after reported sighting ...
pubId=34295199001 Sheriff: No meteorite found after reported sighting Sheriff: No meteorite ...
9news.com

Meteor May Have Started Latest Blaze in Colorado ...
2 min
"Chaffee County Sheriff W. Peter Palmer told the Los Angeles Times that his office received four ...
youtube.com

The June issue of Meteorite Times
The following URL gives access to the Web Browser View, Flash Magazine View, and Mobile PDF.
http://www.meteorite-times.com/monthly-issues/
This page has an easy way to view all of the "Mag View" issues in the "Archives" section of the page.
http://issuu.com/meteorite-times/docs
This URL provides an easier way to access the archive of articles by column from April 2002 through August 2009. This URL is available from the Home page and also on the Horizontal Menu Bar.
http://www.meteorite-times.com/article-archives/
Enjoy!  -- Paul and Jim


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24 June 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 24JUN2012

July features gleaming planets, meteor shower
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
June was a really good month for astronomy and space sciences at Bishop Museum.On June 5 we had 2100 people visit us for our Transit of Venus festival.

Meteor reports ground Colo. firefighting planes
WPEC
National News. Meteor reports ground Colo. firefighting planes. June 21, 2012 02:54 GMT. BELLVUE, Colo. (AP) -- Authorities ...

ISS to Build Up Meteorite Defenses
Space Daily
Moscow (RIA Novosti) Jun 25, 2012 - Russian cosmonauts will conduct a space walk in August during which they will install additional anti-meteorite panels on ...

Scientists: Meteorites may prove presence of water on Mars
The Bunsen Burner
Researchers studying meteorites which have reached the Earth's surface from Mars have surveyed the water content of the Martian rocks, and concluded that ...

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23 June 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 23JUN2012

Meteor reports ground Colo. firefighting planes
BELLVUE, Colo. (AP) — Authorities grounded firefighting aircraft battling an out- of-control blaze scorching central Colorado on Wednesday, reacting with ...
bigstory.ap.org/.../colorado-firefighters-get-break-hot-weather

 
High Park Fire: Meteor Reports Ground Colo ...
By DAN ELLOTT, Associated Press BELLVUE, Colo. -- Authorities grounded firefighting aircraft ...
huffingtonpost.com

ISS to Build Up Meteorite Defenses
Russian Information Agency Novosti Fri, 22 Jun 2012 05:37 AM PDT
Russian cosmonauts will conduct a space walk in August during which they will install additional anti-meteorite panels on the International Space Station (ISS), cosmonaut Yury Malanchenko said on Friday.

Meteorites show Mars has more water than expected
Los Angeles Times
Fragments of Mars' crust ejected to Earth by meteorites contain more water than previously expected.

Sightings of meteor reported | GJSentinel.com
Grand Junction - A fireball that grounded firefighting aircraft Wednesday in eastern Colorado also was seen from the Western Slope. Reports about the.
www.gjsentinel.com/news/.../sightings-of-meteor-reported/

BREAKING: Possible 'Meteor Shower' Grounds ...
1 min
P.S. I'll be looking into the scanner audio from the flight crews to see if I can dig anything up ...
youtube.com

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22 June 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 22JUN2012

Possible Meteor Halts Wildfire Fight
AccuWeather.com
'Balls of fire' force officials battling the Springer fire in Colorado to land their aircraft.

Great Balls Of Fire - Apparent Meteor Grounds Firefighting Planes In ...
NPR (blog)
Firefighting planes in Colorado were grounded for 90 minutes after an apparent meteorite forced the planes to land for safety.

UPDATE: Meteor Sightings Ground Flights ...
3 min
http://sheilaaliens.net/?p=869 "Wednesday the crews of two commercial aircraft flying over ...
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Colorado firefighters hampered by winds, heat -- and meteors
Los Angeles Times
The heat and wind were bad enough for firefighters battling Colorado's High Park wildfire. Thenmeteor sightings led authorities to ground firefighting aircraft.

Meteorite report grounds Colo firefighting planes
KTVN Reno Thu, 21 Jun 2012 15:34 PM PDT
Authorities say reports of a possible meteorite or meteor shower briefly grounded firefighting aircraft battling a central Colorado wildfire.

Sheriff: No Meteorite Found After Reported Sighting
KMGH 7 Denver Thu, 21 Jun 2012 14:20 PM PDT
A sheriff says no meteorite was found after multiple reports that one might have landed in a wooded area near Lake George.

Meteorite Scare Grounds Firefighting Planes
Albuquerque Journal Thu, 21 Jun 2012 06:32 AM PDT
BELLVUE, Colo. (AP) â Colorado firefighters are ramping up their attack on a lightning-sparked blaze that has spread across more than 100 square miles of tinder-dry terrain and left officials... Read more

Meteor reports ground Colo. firefighting planes
KTVL
Meteor reports ground Colo. firefighting planes ... blaze scorching central Colorado on Wednesday, reacting with caution to witness reports of meteor sightings.

Great Balls Of Fire - Apparent Meteor Grounds Firefighting Planes In ...
New Hampshire Public Radio
Firefighting planes got a surprise in central Colorado yesterday - witnesses reported apparent meteors near the blaze burning west of Colorado Springs.

Report Of Possible Meteorite Grounds Firefighting Aircraft
KWTX
A report of a possible meteorite or meteor shower grounded firefighting aircraft Wednesday in central Colorado, where a major wildfire continues to burn.

SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD Review
Collider.com
A meteor is only three weeks from hitting the Earth, and in this time of crisis, Dodge (Steve Carell) has been left by his wife, he's walking around in a daze as he ...

Sheriff: No Meteorite Found After Reported Sighting
KMGH Denver
A sheriff says no meteorite was found after multiple reports that one might have landed in a wooded area near Lake George. Thursday, June 21, 2012.

Daylight Fireball Dazzles Colorado, Grounds Fire Tankers -- Fire in ...
A dazzling daytime fireball zipped across New Mexico and Colorado yesterday creating a stir among law enforcement agencies, news organizations, radio ...
www.sott.net/.../247022-Daylight-Fireball-Dazzles-Colorado-...


Meteor Activity Outlook for June 16-22, 2012 | American Meteor ...
This weekend the slender crescent moon will rise just prior to dawn, not causing any problems tometeor observers. The estimated total hourly meteor rates for ...

Fireball, Possible Meteor Grounds Tankers Fighting Springer Fire ...
An apparent meteor grounded heavy air tankers fighting the Springer fire near Lake George for nearly two hours Wednesday afternoon, leaving firefighters ...
www.sott.net/.../246986-Fireball-Possible-Meteor-Grounds-Ta...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 12JUN2012
MBIQ Detects BC, Alberta, Washington Meteor Fireball 11/12JUN2012 MBIQ Data: Kelowna, British Columbia arrived from google.ca on "Latest Worldwide ...
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../latest-worldwide-meteo...

The Watchers - Meteor shower grounds Springer fire air support
A possible fireball or meteor shower grounded planes fighting the Springer fire near Lake George in the Pike National Forest, Colorado. A Pueblo air-dispa.
thewatchers.adorraeli.com/.../meteor-shower-grounds-springer...

meteor sightings | sheilaaliens.net
UPDATE: Meteor Sightings Ground Flights, Reports From CO, NM, and KS… June 20, 2012. Posted on June 21, 2012 by sheilaaliens. “Wednesday the crews of ...
sheilaaliens.net/?tag=meteor-sightings

Meteorite reports ground planes fighting uncontrolled Colo. blaze
Arizona Daily Star
BELLVUE, Colo. - Authorities grounded firefighting aircraft battling an out-of-control blaze scorching central Colorado on Wednesday, reacting with caution to ...

Meteor reports ground Colo firefighting planes | Fox News
Authorities grounded firefighting aircraft battling an out-of-control blaze scorching central Colorado on Wednesday, reacting with caution to witness ...
www.foxnews.com/.../colorado-firefighters-get-break-from-ho...

Meteor reports ground Colo. firefighting planes
The Associated Press
By DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press – 1 minute ago. BELLVUE, Colo. (AP) — Authorities grounded firefighting aircraft battling an out-of-control blaze scorching ...

Meteorite Report Grounds Colorado Firefighting Planes
CBS Local
The Colorado sightings corresponded with reports of a possible meteor filed by the ...The American Meteor Society states that sky sightings often appear much ...

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21 June 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 21JUN2012

Meteor reports briefly ground aerial assault on Colorado wildfire ...
Reports of meteor shower prompt brief grounding of air tankers as fire crews use break in weather to go after blazes "aggressively"
www.cbsnews.com/.../meteor-reports-briefly-ground-aerial-ass...

Meteor Shower Grounds Aircraft Fighting Springer Fire
KMGH Denver
DENVER -- A daylight meteor shower briefly grounded aircraft fighting the Springer Fire Wednesday. Wednesday, June 20, 2012.

Meteor reports ground Colo. firefighting planes
My Fox Boston
Firefighters are making progress on a wildfire burning on more than 100 square miles in northern Colorado that has destroyed more homes than any other in ...

Meteorite report grounds Colo firefighting planes
Newsday
BELLVUE, Colo. - (AP) -- Authorities say reports of a possible meteorite or meteorshower briefly grounded firefighting aircraft battling a central Colorado wildfire.

Meteor reports briefly ground Colorado firefighting planes; California ...
Washington Post
BELLVUE, Colo. — Authorities grounded firefighting aircraft battling an out-of-control blaze scorching central Colorado on Wednesday, reacting with caution to ...

Meteorite report grounds firefighting aircraft in Colorado
Fox News
Authorities say reports of a possible meteorite or meteor shower briefly grounded firefighting aircraft battling a central Colorado wildfire.

Meteorite report grounds Colo. firefighting planes
KGWN
A new fire west of Craig is forcing people from their homes as firefighters battle three major wildfires in Colorado.

Fireball, possible meteor grounds tankers fighting Springer fire
Colorado Springs Gazette
Fireball, then meteor shower ground tankers fighting Springer fire | fire, shower, fireball, meteor, mountain, springer, tankers, fighting, pike, center.

Upper Mid-Eastern USA Fireball June 14, 2012 | American Meteor ...
A fireball is a meteor that is larger than normal. Most meteors are only the size of tiny pebbles. A meteor the size of a softball can produce light equivalent to the ...
www.amsmeteors.org/.../upper-mid-eastern-usa-fireball-june-1...

Fireball, then meteor shower ground tankers fighting Colorado's ...
A possible meteor shower has grounded heavy air tankers fighting the Springer Fire near Lake George in the Pike National Forest today, a fire information officer ...
www.denverpost.com/recommended/ci_20901178

Meteorite report grounds Colo firefighting planes
The Seattle Times
Meteorologist Scott Entrekin of the National Weather Service says emergency officials in Chaffee County reported a possible meteor in the skies near the ...

Possible meteor streaks across Summit County sky Wednesday
Summit Daily News
Reports of a bright and fiery object falling from the sky in Summit County Wednesday afternoon spurred speculations ranging from a UFO or a meteor t (read ...

Tanker flights resume after meteor shower grounds Springer Fire air ...
Denver Post
A possible meteor shower grounded planes fighting the Springer fire near Lake George in the Pike National Forest this afternoon, according to spokespeople for ...

Light on India's fourteenth meteor shower | Down To Earth
Binod Kumar What are meteors and what insights can they give? Meteorites are part of the solar system, and have a composition similar to that of the ...
www.downtoearth.org.in/.../light-india-s-fourteenth-meteor-sh...

International Space Station damaged by small meteor, page 1
Everything is fine for the astronauts over there, but a tiny meteor or space crap hit one of seven panes in the orbiting outpost's European-built Cupola, damaging ...
www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread852868/pg1

Market for Martian meteorites heats up
CBS News
Small shards of Mars can sell for big bucks in a thriving collectors market.

2012 THE Year of Meteors!

20 June 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 20JUN2012

Market for Martian Meteorites Heats Up
LiveScience.com
Since a Martian meteorite landed in the Moroccan desert nearly a year ago, collectors and institutions have snapped up pieces of the rare Mars rocks, which ...

'Meteorite' blaze was just rubbish
The Daily Post
A fire near Awakeri that was reported to have been caused by a meteorite was actually a rubbish fire.

Green fireball streaks across sky in southern England -- Fire in the ...
'A green fireball' streaked across the sky above Beaconsfield on Friday night, according to motorist Graham Lee. The freelance photographer thinks he might ...
www.sott.net/.../246916-Green-fireball-streaks-across-sky-in-s...

2012 THE Year of Meteors!

19 June 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 18/19JUN2012

Large meteor shoots across northern Ohio skies
Large shooting star draws oohs and ahhs from viewers in Willoughby Hills, Wooster and even ...
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International Space Station damaged by meteor -- Fire in the Sky ...
Everyone knows what a pain it is when you get a chip on your car's windshield from a bit of flying grit. But on Earth it is usually fairly easy to call someone in to ...
www.sott.net/.../246853-International-Space-Station-damaged-...


Why are Tomatoes Red Blame the Meteor | NewsFeed | TIMEcom
Why are tomatoes red? It sounds like one of those baffling questions from a four-year-old, like "Why is the sky blue?" or "What happens when you put a fork ...
newsfeed.time.com/.../why-are-tomatoes-red-blame-the-meteo...

VIDEO: Meteor caught on tape over Ohio skies - ToledoNewsNow ...
Sky watching blogs are lighting up this morning after video of a meteor was posted on YouTube.
www.toledonewsnow.com/.../video-meteor-caught-on-tape-ov...

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18 June 2012

Just Breaking Japan Long Duration Earthquake 6.1+ Magnitude Felt in Tsukuba 18JUN2012

Japan Long Duration Earthquake 6.1+ Magnitude Felt in Tsukuba ~05:32 JST 18JUN2012
No damage reported.  Some train service disrupted.  No tsunami watch/warning issued.
Occurred at (JST)Latitude
(degree)
Longitude
(degree)
DepthMagnitudeRegion Name
05:32 JST 18 Jun 201238.9N142.1E40 km6.1Miyagi-ken Oki
http://www.jma.go.jp/en/quake/20120618054218391-180532.html

For the latest earthquake reports for Japan:
http://www.jma.go.jp/en/quake/

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17 June 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 17JUN2012

Astronomy Question: Darkness and Meteor Showers | Dear ...
Janet asks,. Dear Astronomer,Why does it always say that the best time to watch for meteorites during a meteor shower is between midnight and dawn?
www.dearastronomer.com/.../astronomy-question-darkness-an...

Cosmic Collisions: Meteorite Treasure : Video ...
3 min
Fragments of extraterrestrial rock are valuable, much sought after clues to the history and ...
dsc.discovery.com

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16 June 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 16JUN2012

Le Muséum sort du coffre-fort de précieuses météorites
La Croix
Un an après la chute de plusieurs météorites dans l'Essone (91), le museum national d'histoire naturelle expose au public quatre de ces pierres.

Meteor Sighted Over Michigan/Ohio - June 14, 2012
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http://sheilaaliens.net/?p=833 "Reports began coming in just after 10 p.m. on Thursday of a bright object streaking across the sky at about 9:55 p.m. "It was...

Meteor Sighted Over Michigan/Ohio -- Fire in the Sky -- Sott.net
"Reports began coming in just after 10 p.m. on Thursday of a bright object streaking across the sky at about 9:55 p.m. "It was an incredible sight. It came from the ...
www.sott.net/.../246777-Meteor-Sighted-Over-Michigan-Ohio

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Meteor Sighted Over Michigan/Ohio - June 14, 2012 ...
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http://sheilaaliens.net/?p=833 "Reports began coming in just after 10 p.m. on Thursday of a ...
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Large fireball seen in over Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and ...
Did you see it? Lots of folks across northern Ohio did. A meteor streaking across the Ohio skies put on quite a show for a few brief seconds Thursday evening.
www.sott.net/.../246762-Large-fireball-seen-in-over-Ohio-Pen...

2012 THE Year of Meteors!

England, UK Meteor 15JUN2012

England, UK Meteor ~23:30 BST 15JUN2012

We need your meteor sighting reports:
http://lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.jp/2000/11/meteor-fireball-report-form.html

Initial Reports:

15JUN2012 rob burgess cheltenham england 11.47pm 7 seconds left to right no sound just bright white with a trail of light behind it venus no it went behind a low dark cloud but lit the cloud from behind

15JUN2012 LEIA SOUTHWELL WEYMOUTH,DORSET UNITED KINGDOM 2340 GMT 5 SEC I WAS FACING WEST STARTED OF BRIGHT WHITE WITH BLUE THEN CAME A RED TRAIL MOON NO SEEMED VERY CLOSE TO THE EARTH

15JUN2012 Sonia Rushden Northamptonshire United Kingdom 23.35 4-5 Seconds South West No Sun There was a trail It looked quite large so near

15JUN2012 Chloe Leamington Spa England, UK 23:18:00 Approx 10 seconds right to left No sound heard, Bright like the sun, with an Orange trail behind the sun and venus Yes was extremely bright, seemed to dissapear in two seperate ways,

15JUN2012 Marie Daventry UK 23.28 GMT 8 sec W-N, Left to Right, North LIGHT GREEN Same as Venus NO It was a bright light green ball with a short tail.

15JUN2012 tom oxfordshire,england 23.32 bst 4 seconds S-N;left to right,west green same as the sun no n/a


For ALL sighting reports see:
http://thelatestworldwidemeteorreports.blogspot.jp/

2012 THE Year of Meteors!