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19 April 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 19APR2013

Coming meteor shower puts focus on new telescope
Daytona Beach News-Journal
DAYTONA BEACH — The annual approach of the Lyrid meteor shower will have stargazers looking to the sky early next week, while Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University astronomers dream of the day soon when they'll have in place the largest ...

This weekend's Lyrid meteor shower: How to see it - PhysOrg.com
Phys.Org
Lyrid meteors will appear to radiate (red circle) from a point near the bright star Vega in the constellation Lyra. This map shows the sky facing southeast around 3:30 a.m. April 22 – around the time of meteor maximum. Credit: Stellarium. Feeling a ...

Celebrate Earth Day 2013 and Watch the Lyrid Meteor Shower
Ecorazzi
The annual Lyrid meteor shower is getting ready to grace our skies. Every April, the Lyrids appear and this year it looks like the meteor shower will fall on Earth Day. How convenient! According to Patch.com, the shower might be visible on Tuesday ...

Ugandan sues U.S. over meteorite
The Independent 19APR2013
Details of the case indicate that the businessman, Cornelius Kodet, in 1992 deposited a meteorite weighing approximately 5kg with the U.S. embassy in Kampala for safe keeping. The meteorite was part of a larger one that had crashed to earth in Mbale on August 14 1992.

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: The Netherlands Fireball ...
Please get the word out on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and your favorite forums and local news outlets; check security cameras and allsky cameras for a ...
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../netherlands-fireball-me...

Return of the Lyrids - Astronomy Now
Astronomy Now Online
ASTRONOMY NOW Posted: 18 April 2013. After a seemingly interminable drought,meteor enthusiasts can finally get some action with the return of the Lyrids, active between 18 and 25 April with the peak of maximum activity expected at 11h UT on 22 April.

Lyrid meteor shower tonight: Lyrids 2013 become active (video)
Northern Voices Online
Lyrid meteor shower tonight is going to give a great look. Reports suggest that Lyrids 2013 are set to become very active in the days to come. Lyrid Meteor Shower is set to become active. The Lyrid meteors have already started appearing in the sky in ...

Lyrid Meteor Shower Will Peak This Weekend As Earth Moves Through Comet ...
The Inquisitr
The Lyrid meteor shower is coming this weekend, an annual event that occurs each April when the earth moves through the dusty remains of an old, broken comet called Comet Thatcher. Star gazers have enjoyed the show for over 2,000 years, with a ...

Space Leaders Featured in Time Magazine 100 Most Influential List
Space.com
In a year filled with asteroid flybys, a meteor explosion and new leaps forward in American commercial spaceflight, it only makes sense that the leaders in space innovation would be recognized for their efforts. Time Magazine prominently features two ...

The Watchers - Lyrid meteor shower peaks on ...
Earth is approaching the debris field of ancient Comet Thatcher, source of the annual Lyrid ...
thewatchers.adorraeli.com

Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks this Weekend - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: An annual meteor shower is set to peak this weekend, but the showing likely won't be as strong as it has been in years past.
news.yahoo.com/lyrid-meteor-shower-peaks-weekend-220132...

Meteor shower in sky right now, peaks this weekend - Tucson News ...
The Lyrid Meteor Shower is in the sky over Arizona right now. According to EarthSky.org the "Lyrid Meteors tend to be bright and often leave trails. About 10- 20 ...
www.tucsonnewsnow.com/.../meteor-shower-in-sky-right-now...

Aurora, meteor, sat, and comet | Seattle News, Weather, Sports ...
The aurora turned out mild, but the sky stayed clear all night and the Milky Way seemed extra bright with the crescent moon already set. Caught a meteor and a ...
www.komonews.com/younews/202992771.html

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 10APR2013
Russian Meteor Fallout: Boosting Asteroid Search May Not Help, Scientist Says ... Spending more money on asteroid and meteor detection techniques won't ...
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../the-latest-worldwide-m...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 13APR2013
Internet HOAX 'Rarest Meteor Shower' - April 22, 2013. Message circulating via social media claims that on the night of April 22, 2013, people on Earth .
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../the-latest-worldwide-m...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 14APR2013
We haven't had a major meteor shower since the 2013 Quadrantids in early ... Internet postings claim one of the 'rarest' meteor showers will occur on April 22, ...
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../the-latest-worldwide-m...

Lyrid meteor shower lights up the night sky this week | The Extinction ...
April 17, 2013 – SPACE - The Lyrid meteor shower begins today, as the Earth makes its annual pass through the trail of dust left behind by Comet Thatcher, ...
theextinctionprotocol.wordpress.com/.../lyrid-meteor-shower-l...

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