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14 April 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 14APR2013

EarthSky's Meteor Shower Guide for 2013
We haven't had a major meteor shower since the 2013 Quadrantids in early January. Each year, there's always a lull in major meteor shower activity for several ...
https://cogito.cty.jhu.edu/.../earthskys-meteor-shower-guide-fo...

'Rarest Meteor Shower' April 22, 2013 - Urban Legends
Internet postings claim one of the 'rarest' meteor showers will occur on April 22, 2013, with a predicted number of about 20 meteors per minute.
urbanlegends.about.com/.../Rarest-Meteor-Shower-April-22-2...

'Northern Lights' Show May be Opening Act for Lyrid Meteor Shower
Patch.com
A solar flare directed at Earth may provide a "spectacular" display of Northern Lights Saturday evening, and prime viewing could be in the skies over Leesburg and other parts of Nothern Virginia. The aurora borealis, more commonly known as the Northern ...

Lyrids Meteor Shower Nearly Here, Peaking On April 22 2013
PlanetSave.com
The annual Lyrids meteor shower is nearly here, beginning roughly around April 16th and visible until around April 26th. The peak will be occurring on April 22, 2013 (night of the 22nd/morning of the 23rd). The Lyrids, which appear to originate in the ...

Lyrid meteor shower 2013 and aurora borealis forecast due to solar flare to ...
Northern Voices Online
It is going to be a great time for sky-watchers. Lyrid meteor shower 2013 and aurora borealis forecast due to solar flare will coincide this time. The much awaited “Lyrid Meteor” showers are all set to make their grand debut in the skies of northern ...

Non-Profit's Private Space Telescope to Hunt Dangerous Asteroids in 2017
Space.com
With the dangers of rogue asteroids made clear by the surprise explosion of a meteor over Russia in February, a non-profit organization is ramping up its effort to search for potentially hazardous space rocks near Earth. The B612 Foundation was started ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 06APR2013
The meteor was the largest recorded space rock to hit Earth in more than a century and ... Possiblemeteor seen in Randolph County, across the east coast ...
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../the-latest-worldwide-m...

Siberian Meteor Fragments Land At Field Museum « CBS Chicago
The Field Museum has hundreds of new meteorite fragments in its collection thanks to a retired lake forest health care executive who's second career seems to ...
chicago.cbslocal.com/.../siberian-meteor-fragments-land-at-fiel...

Video: Three views of the meteor over western Canada
The Vancouver Sun is a tad bit late on their stories. Story and video are from 1 year ago, 21FEB2012!
Vancouver Sun
A meteor flew over Calgary and western Canada Tuesday night, and Herald readers have been sending in their videos of the event. Here are three views of them, from the All-sky cameras, Gerry Golla in Saskatoon, and Kevision Horsnall in Rockhaven, Sask.

Fireball spotted in the sky by Calgarians
The Vancouver Sun is a tad bit late on their stories. Again 1 year ago.
Vancouver Sun
Report. Published on Apr 12, 2013. Tue, Nov 6 : The Global Calgary newsroom received many phone calls regarding a fireball in the sky Monday morning. Here's David Boushy with amateur video taken of the suspected meteor burning up in the atmosphere.

2013 THE Year of Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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