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27 April 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 27APR2013

Several celestial events lined up for sky gazers
Northern Voices Online
According to the Planetary Society of India (PSI), people can noticeably witness darkening of the moon's disk between 1.22-1.53 a.m.. The eclipse is coinciding with rare meteor showers, and it will be followed by conjunction of Saturn with the moon ...

Celestial events lined up for sky enthusiasts
The Hindu
The coming one month will be marked by interesting celestial events, starting with a lunar eclipse on April 25 and 26, and a daily meteor shower that will last through the month of May, representatives from the Planetary Society, India informed ...

Sky Watch: Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower - Newsday
Newsday
On the morning of Sunday, May 5, fragments of this most famous of comets will pelt our planet's atmosphere in what astronomers know as the Eta Aquarid meteor shower. Meteors, or shooting stars, are specks of interplanetary dust hardly larger than a ...

Saturn's Rings Hit by Meteor Shower - National Geographic News
National Geographic
Streams of meteors may hit Saturn's majestic rings—kicking up clouds of dust—more often than thought, suggests surprising new results from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The orbiting probe managed to snap images of the rings showing mysterious dusty ...

Officials confirm meteorite hit Wolcott home - WFSB ...
Officials at the Yale Peabody Museum confirmed that a meteorite struck a home in Wolcott at ...
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Meteorite Strike In Connecticut Sparks Interest In Weston Event
Thu, 25 Apr, 2013 02:18 AM PDT
WESTON, Conn. -- The crash of a meteorite through the roof of a house in upstate Wolcott, as reported by NBC Connecticut, has renewed interest in an earlier meteorite strike in Weston more than two centuries ago. Just like in the case of the Wolcott meteorite last week, ...Continue reading

Meteorite Smashes Through Roof Of Connecticut Resident
RedOrbit
Last October, a meteorite struck the home of a San Francisco resident after blazing through the sky. Peter Jenniskens, a leading meteor hunter at the Seti Institute in Mountain View, said they could use the meteorite that struck Lisa Webber's home last...

Astronomer Claims Asteroid Will Make Dangerously Close FlyBy In 2026
RedOrbit
2013 GM3 is comparable in size to the meteor that exploded over Russia on February 14, 2013, injuring more than 1,000 people. That same day the planet was treated to a close flyby of Asteroid 2012 DA14, which passed about 17,000 miles above Earth's ...

Meteor shower webcast: Watch outside or onscreen - CSMonitor.com
Tonight's meteor shower can be viewed outside, if you have little light pollution and clear skies. City folk and those with cloudy skies can watch NASA's ...
www.csmonitor.com/.../Meteor-shower-webcast-Watch-outsid...

Lyrid Meteor Over Georgia - Blogs - Nasa
A Lyrid meteor streaks though the dawn sky over North Georgia College and State University. Moving at 105,800 mph, this inch-diameter piece of Comet ...
blogs.nasa.gov/cm/blog/.../posts/post_1366724157426.html

Comet Could Blast Earth With Weird Meteor Shower Discovery News
A small but incredibly bright comet heading toward the sun could do more than dazzle Earth's skies when it arrives later this year.
news.discovery.com/.../comet-ison-meteors-earth-130423.htm

سقوط نيزك امام جمهور حفلة غنائية في الارجنتين...‎ - YouTube
شاهد لحظة سقوط نيزك أمام جمهور حفلة غنائية في الأرجنتين. الاربعاء,24 ابريل 2013 01:56 م. مواد متعلقة: التعليقات. 21_02_13_01_06_000.jpg · أنباء عن ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEOJYDDUCBM

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