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22 April 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 22APR2013

Suspected Meteor Lights Up Sky Above Argentina
New Tang Dynasty Television
Argentine authorities believe the spectacular fireball was caused by a meteor entering the earth's atmosphere and disintegrating. Some witnesses reported to local newspapers that they felt a slight tremor soon after seeing the meteorite. According to ...

Lyrid Meteor Shower Is Peaking Now | Space.com
The annual Lyrid shower will peak in the late night hours of Sunday (April 21) and early Monday ...
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Lyrid meteor shower is peaking now
NBCNews.com
The Lyrid meteor shower occurs each year in mid-April when the Earth passes through a trail of dusty debris from the Comet Thatcher (C/1861 G1), which orbits the sun once every 415 years. Humans have been observing this particular meteor shower for at ...

HUGE METEOR FALLS OVER ARGENTINA APRIL 21 ST 2013 HD
YouTube
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Lyrid meteor showers tonight: peak time is here, how and where to watch?
Northern Voices Online
So finally they are here. Lyrid meteor showers' peak time tonight is here. , Here are details on how and where to watch these falling meteors. By S Ubaid. Meteor shower that was being awaited for the last several weeks is finally here and Lyrid meteor ...

Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Early Monday
WAVY-TV (blog)
The annual Lyrid Meteor Shower peaks tonight/early Monday morning when Earth passes through the debris of Comet Thatcher. Lyrid Meteor Shower. On average, this meteor shower produces about 10-20 meteors per hour. The best time to view the meteor ...

Meteor Shower 2013: Tips on How to Best View the Lyrids Meteor Shower until ...
International Business Times AU
The 2013 Lyrids Meteor Shower is at its peak between Sunday night and the early hours of Monday morning but viewers can still see the spectacle until April 25. The bright moon may be an obstacle for the sky watchers but there are still some tips on how ...

Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight; Viewing Chart Included
The Weather Space
Every year in late April Earth passes through the dusty tail of Comet Thatcher (C/1861 G1), and the encounter causes a meteor shower–the Lyrids. This year the shower peaks on Monday morning, April 22nd. Forecasters expect 10 to 20 meteors per hour,...

Moon might put a damper on Lyrid meteor stargazing
WTOP
Once the moon sets on Sunday night, stargazers should get away from the lights of the city and look East in the wee hours of Monday morning. The best time slot to see the Lyrid meteor shower is around 4 to 4:30 a.m. before the bright moon sets and the ...

Rocks in producer fields may be from out of this world
Prairie Star
This photo shows two of the most common meteor types that producers could find in their fields. The one on the left is a chondrite meteorite. It has a black, charcoaled or burned looking appearance. The dimpled one on the right is an iron meteorite ...

'Lyrids' sparkle
Tempo
Manila, Philippines – The annual “Lyrids“ meteor shower will dazzle the sky tonight (April 22), state astronomers said. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the meteor shower will be best ...

Massive Meteorite Falls in Argentina - Sunday 21st ...
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Published on Apr 21, 2013. Massive Meteorite Falls in Argentina - Sunday 21st 2013. Category ...
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Moon May Outshine Meteor Shower This Weekend - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: One of the "Old Faithful" meteor showers of the year will be at its best this weekend, but the moon may interfere with the celestial display.
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Lyrid meteor shower peaks Sunday night into Monday morning ...
The Lyrid meteor shower will peak just before dawn Monday morning, April 22. The brightness of the moon may limit some of the visibility. During peak, 10 to 20 ...
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ScienceCasts: Comet ISON Meteor Shower - YouTube
Sungrazing Comet ISON, expected to become a bright naked-eye object later this year ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNZ103i6suQ

Watch Lyrid meteor shower cross sky overnight - KSAZ 10
MyFox Phoenix
If you look to the sky early Monday morning, you could catch a rare and amazing sight. The Lyridmeteor shower is putting on a show from space. If you look to the sky early Monday morning, you could catch a rare and amazing sight. The Lyrid meteor ...

Top News: Lyrid Meteor Shower Still Visible, Teen Charged With Bomb Threat ...
Patch.com
Meteor enthusiasts should monitor the sky from now until April 26 for a glimpse of the Lyrids, the oldest known annual meteor shower. Downtown Westminster Restaurant Week April 19-27. Local downtown restaurants are participating in Restaurant Week and ...

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2013: When, How And Where To Watch Live
International Business Times
The Lyrid meteor shower happens every year in the middle of April when Earth passes through a trail of dusty debris from the Comet Thatcher (C/1861 G1), which orbits the sun once every 415 years, as reported by Space.com. People have been watching the...

Lyrid meteor shower peak viewing occurs tonight, early Monday
msnNOW
Quick, take a nap this instant and then get the reclining pool chairs and pretzels ready for the Lyrid meteor shower. Earth's annual mid-April collision with the trail of debris from the Comet Thatcher will peak Monday, April 22, between 4 and 4:30 a.m ...

Ball of light turns night to day - Ninemsn
Ninemsn
Jorge Coghlan, director of the Astronomical Observatory of Santa Fe, suggested the light could have been caused by a meteor that entered the atmosphere at high speed. "This object disintegrated and was high so it could be seen for hundreds of miles ...

Was The Big Boom A Bolide?
Patch.com
While the American Meteor Society did not receive any specific reports, it's possible it was related to the Lyrid Meteor Shower, visible through April 26th. By Pem McNerney (Editor), 4 hours ago. Comment Recommend. Flag as Inappropriate. File photo of ...

Lyrid Meteor Shower Is Peaking Now
Space.com
The annual Lyrid meteor shower will peak tonight (April 21) and early Monday, but the moon's bright light may spoil the celestial fireworks display. The Lyrid meteor shower occurs each year in mid-April when the Earth passes through a trail of dusty ...

Lyrid meteor shower to dazzle N.J. star gazers in Monday pre-dawn hours
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
If you missed the Lyrid meteor shower this weekend, there's still a chance to catch the light show if you can brave the pre-dawn chill on Monday. The annual Lyrids are the first major meteor shower visible since early January, according to Accuweather.com.

Lyrid meteor shower peaks tonight
Washington Times
WASHINGTON, DC, April 21, 2013 – Stargazers will get their best chance to view the annual Lyrid meteor shower tonight, but the nearly full moon may make it difficult to view the fainter meteors. The shower should peak Sunday night and into Monday ...

Lyrid meteor shower peaks on Sunday night
Examiner.com
The annual Lyrid meteor shower, which officially began on April 16 and lasts through April 25, can be expected to peak on the morning on April 22. Lyrid meteors tend to be bright and often leave trails and viewers can expect about 10-20 meteors per ...

Meteor shower tonight: Lyrids 2013 peak time is around 3am
Northern Voices Online
It is going to be very intense meteor shower tonight. Lyrids 2013 peak time will be 3am hours before the morning. Finally Lyrid meter showers are here and we will be able to watch them in full glow in the next few hours. The good thing is that we don't ...

Meteor shower Monday night
Inquirer.net
The weather bureau's Space Sciences and Astronomy Section (SSAS) on Sunday advised people to just look up at the sky before midnight on Monday to view the Lyrid meteor shower. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services ...

Meteor Shower Peaking: Lyrids to Appear Tonight - The Epoch Times
The Epoch Times
Meteor shower peaking: The Lyrid meteor shower, which takes place every year in April, will peak on Sunday night and early Monday morning. However, as Space.com notes, the bright light of the moon will likely obfuscate the meteor shower's full brilliance.

Northern New Jersey Primed to See Lyrid Meteor Shower
Patch.com
Residents in northern New Jersey should be treated to the peak of the annual Lyrid meteor shower in Monday's pre-dawn hours if the weather cooperates, according to an astronomy website. The best time to see the meteor shower, which has been active ...

Warming Up For Start Of The Week
10TV
Also, a few meteors may also be visible late as the Lyrid Meteor Shower peaks tonight. Sunshine will return as we start the workweek with a pleasant afternoon on Monday. High temperatures will reach into the middle 60s. Clouds will be on the increase ...

Sand Grains In Meteorite May Have Come From Milky Way-Forming Supernova
Sun, 21 Apr, 2013 07:16 AM PDT
redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Two tiny grains of silica discovered in primitivemeteorites may have originated from the ancient supernova responsible for the formation of the solar system, according to new research published in the May 1 edition of Astrophysical Journal Letters ...

2013 Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight
Brevard Times
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida -- April is known for its rain showers, but it is also known for its spectacular meteor shower too. While many people will be focused terrestrially on April 22, 2013 for Earth Day, night sky watchers will focus up to the heavens ...

Meteor Shower Visible From Long Beach?
Patch.com
"However," he continued, "the Lyrids tend to be bright and they occasionally produce "meteorstorms", so they're worth checking out if you can get up that early. A good site would be Joshua Tree National Park. If you don't want to drive that far, pick ...

Video: Meteor shower in high California desert
EarthSky (blog)
The Lyrid meteor shower happens the weekend of April 19-22, 2013. The peak is tomorrow morning (April 22) before dawn. Though a modest shower, it is nonetheless a great opportunity to stargaze and perhaps catch some meteors whizzing by. Your best ...

2013 Lyrid meteors best before dawn Monday, April 22
EarthSky
The Lyrid meteor shower is expected to produce the most meteors in the wee hours after midnight and before dawn on Monday, April 22. Only one problem: there's not much – if any – moon-free time between moonset and dawn these next few mornings.

Lyrid Meteor Shower To Peak Tonight (April 21) But May Be Dulled By Moonlight
Huffington Post
Typically, the Lyrid meteor shower is a relatively faint stargazing event, though observers with clear dark skies away from city lights can usually spot up to 15 or 20 meteors an hour. The meteors appear to radiate out of the constellation Lyra (hence ...

Lyrid Meteors to Shower Us on Earth Day
Indian Country Today Media Network
The pre-dawn hours of Earth Day this year bring the Lyrid meteor shower, during which fragments of Comet Thatcher (no relation to iconic Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher, who was laid to rest this past week) will rain down in a cosmic reminder of the ...

State parks offer extended hours for viewers of Lyrid meteor shower
News 12 Westchester
Several state parks on Long Island will stay open overnight for stargazers hoping to see the Lyridmeteor shower. Parks with longer hours include Jones Beach's West End II, Sunken Meadow State Park Field 3, Montauk Point's upper parking lot and ...

Sunday Night Forecast: Cloudy With A Chance Of Meteors
NPR (blog)
Keep your eye on the sky Sunday evening, the Lyrid meteor shower is expected to peak tonight. It's the first meteor shower of the spring season. The Lyrid shower is caused by Earth passing through the orbit of a comet known as Thatcher, though the...

What's in store for Earth Day?
Manila Standard Today
As if orchestrated by an invisible hand, today, Earth Day, a rare meteor shower will fall on earth. A meteor shower looks like thousands of falling stars. Predictions are that about 20 meteors an hour, with possible surges of 100 per hour, will fall to ...

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

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