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20 April 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 20APR2013

Everything you need to know: Eta Aquarid meteor shower
EarthSky
The upcoming Lyrid meteor shower – which peaks before dawn April 22, 2013 – isn't great for skywatchers in Earth's Southern Hemisphere. The reason is that the radiant point, or point in the sky from which the meteors appear to radiate, is far to the ..

Celestial feast awaits star-gazers
Times of India
HYDERABAD: Sky gazers have a lot to look forward to during the next one month as several interesting celestial events are lined up during this period, including the only visible partial lunar eclipse of 2013 on the night of April 25 along with rare ...

Lyrid meteor shower peaks this weekend: its brush with history - Washington Post
Washington Post (blog)
The Lyrid meteor shower peaks this weekend on the night of April 21-22, says the American MeteorSociety and the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada . Under a dark sky, the shower might spray 10 to 20 meteors an hour. However, the gibbous moon – in ...

Meteor showers will be present through April 26
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — Meteorologists are monitoring the skies this week for the viewing possibilities of the Lyrids, the first major meteor shower since early January. Tim Mitchell, a meteorologist with the Buffalo office of the National ...

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2013 Peaks This Weekend: Where and When to Watch
Patch.com
The Lyrid meteor shower is ready to make its 2013 debut in the skies above Fredericksburg this weekend, and of all the year's many shows in the heavens, this is one to catch. The skies have been largely empty of visible meteor showers since the ...

2013 Lyrids Meteor Shower: When, Where and How to Watch Peak This ...
International Business Times AU
Viewers will experience an extraordinary spectacle this weekend as the 2013 Lyrids Meteor Shower peaks in the dark areas worldwide beginning Saturday night until early Monday morning. The meteorshower is anticipated to be a northern hemisphere ...

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2013 Peak: When and Where to Watch in Moon and ...
Patch.com
The Lyrid meteor shower is already under way, with its peak due on Monday and Tuesday, but here's a tip: Get outside Sunday and look to the skies over the Robinson and Moon area, for what could be your best view of this year's show. The National ...

Wanted: Photos of April (meteor) showers this weekend
KOSU
A Lyrid meteor streaking over Earth as viewed by astronaut Don Pettit aboard the International Space Station, April 22, 2012. Also visible are the lights of Florida (to the right of the meteor), Cuba, the Florida Keys and the eastern Gulf Coast ...

Watch the Lyrid Meteor Shower at Gertrude's at the Desert Botanical Garden ...
Phoenix New Times (blog)
Astronomers say the annual Lyrid meteor shower should reach its peak between 10 p.m. and midnight on Sunday, although the best time for viewing will probably be just before dawn on Monday. Because of the bightness of the moon, you might be able to...

A meteor app for your phone? Space lovers to create software at weekend event
Montreal Gazette
As examples, he says the hackers could develop phone apps that would be used to spot a satellite, understand weather patterns or even alert earthlings to a meteor that's headed for the planet. The Toronto event will be held at the Royal Ontario Museum ...

Everything you need to know: Eta Aquarid meteor shower
EarthSky
The upcoming Lyrid meteor shower – which peaks before dawn April 22, 2013 – isn't great for skywatchers in Earth's Southern Hemisphere. The reason is that the radiant point, or point in the sky from which the meteors appear to radiate, is far to the ..

MBIQ Detects Texas Fireball Meteor 13APR2013 - Latest Worldwide ...
MBIQ Detects Texas Fireball Meteor 13APR2013 If you witnessed a meteor event please file a meteor sighting report on this site; thank you.
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Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: OH PA TN Fireball Meteor ...
Fireballs, Meteors, Bolides, Meteorites, Comets, Asteroid Impact,Meteorite Quest, ... VA NJ MD DC DE NC PA Fireball Meteor 22'30 EDT 13APR2013 "Click on ...
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Dark Sky Park: Earth Day And The Heavens
Interlochen Public Radio
IPR: Earth Day generally focuses on issues of air and water pollution. How do star gazers concerned about light pollution commemorate Earth Day? Mary: Earth Day is celebrated at the peak of the LyridMeteor Shower which happens on April 22nd each year.

Watch for Lyrids meteor shower this weekend - Newsday
Star gazers, grab your winter coats and reclining chairs and stake out a piece of clear, dark sky. A shooting star shower is scheduled to make an appearance this ...
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Lyrid Meteor Shower Peak Begins This Weekend, Late On Sunday ...
The Lyrid meteor shower will begin peaking this weekend, late on Sunday night/ early Monday morning. The best times to see the Lyrids will be in the early ...
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Mysteries Solved Using the Sutters Mill Meteorite ...
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UC Davis geologist Qing Zhu Yin is learning about the Sutters Mill meteoritethat hit Northern ...
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