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11 April 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 11APR2013

See the Lyrid Meteor Shower: April 16-26
The Weather Channel
Taken on April 21, 2012, when the Lyrid meteor shower last peaked in the skies over Earth. Astronaut Don Pettit aboard the International Space Station captured these breathtaking images of Earth at night with meteors ablating -- or burning up -- in the ...

Hermosillo, Mexico Fireball Meteor 04APR2013 - Latest Worldwide ...
Fireballs, Meteors, Bolides, Meteorites, Comets, Asteroid Impact,Meteorite ... MBIQ Detects TN GA KY OH AL NC MO Fireball Meteors 08APR2013 "click on ...
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../hermosillo-mexico-fire...

[1304.2410] Preliminary estimation of the footprint and survivability ...
Title: Preliminary estimation of the footprint and survivability of the Chelyabinsk Meteor fragments. Authors: Cristina Parigini, Juan Luis Cano, Rodrigo Haya- ...
arxiv.org/abs/1304.2410

Possible meteor explosion over Tosno, Leningrad Region, Russia ...
Emergencies Ministry stuff are trying to ascertain precise location of crash of unidentified celestial object wrecked near town of Tosno in Leningrad Region.
www.sott.net/.../260604-Possible-meteor-explosion-over-Tosn...

See the Lyrid Meteor Shower: April 16-26
Wunderground.com (blog)
A meteor shower that brings anywhere from 5 to 20 meteors shooting across the night sky every hour, with an average of around 10 per hour. The meteors streak across the sky from Comet Thatcher, which orbits the sun about every 415 years and last ...

Field Museum receives pieces of Russian meteorite
Chicago Daily Herald
The museum received the nearly 2 pounds of small meteorite pieces on Tuesday. The meteor injured nearly 1,500 people and caused widespread property damage over Russia's Chelyabinsk district. The meteorite is now known as the Chelyabinsk Meteorite.

'Flaming tennis ball' slides across SA skies
ABC Online
Stargazers say a meteor that floated across Adelaide skies overnight looked like a flaming tennis ball before it disappeared from view. The object appeared in the sky about 9:30pm, with people from around Birdwood, Norwood, Mannum and Balhannah ...

Crater core could reveal Pilbara's Quaternary history
Science Network Western Australia
SCIENTISTS have drilled 65m into the core of one of Western Australia's youngest craters in a bid to pinpoint the precise age of the meteor that produced it and its composition. Estimates are that the meteorite was at least 10m in diameter, weighing 4 ...

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