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27 April 2013

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Meteorite crashes into Connecticut house - UPI.com
Lawrence Beck is just glad no one was hurt when outer space decided to hurl a fastball -- in the ...

Spacecraft photos show impact of colliding meteors on Saturn's rings
UPI.com
Under certain conditions when the sun shines on the rings at a shallow angle, the clouds of meteor debris look bright against the darkened rings in pictures from Cassini's imaging science subsystem, researchers said. "We knew these little impacts were ...

A Meteorite Curator Coaxes Secrets from Martian Rock
Fri, 26 Apr, 2013 07:33 AM PDT
Carl Agee finds ways to get his hands on samples of Earth's hellish interior and the exotic surfaces of other worlds.Continue reading

Falling 'Space Junk' Scares Novosibirsk (Photos)
Fri, 26 Apr, 2013 03:30 AM PDT
A rock-like object that crashed from the sky into a Novosibirsk sidewalk and frightened residents is not a meteorite but might be a piece of space junk, emergency officials said Friday.Continue reading

Three years in the life of the sun
Thu, 25 Apr, 2013 10:06 PM PDT
NASA time lapse video shows the sun's activity over three years. Amazing vision of ameteorite passing through the Earth's... Incredible time-lapse vision shot in New York City by Eddie...Continue reading

2013 Meteor Shower Schedule: When and Where to Watch in Ankeny
Patch.com
Spacedex.com says the Perseids is one of the finest meteor showers to observe, producing up to 60-100 bright, fast, and colorful meteors per hour during their peak. This annual meteor shower is active from July 23 through August 22, and usually peaks ...

Saturn's Rings Bombarded by Meteor Showers: NASA's Cassini Reveals New ...
Science World Report
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has recently provided the first direct evidence of small meteors breaking into streams of rubble and bombarding Saturn's rings. This amazing picture released by NASA shows a unique perspective of Venus in the inner solar ...

Meteor showers peaking now, could be a once in a lifetime sighting
Fenton Tri County Times
During a meteor shower, Earth runs into a trail of debris left by a comet, Walker said. “All that stuff stays in space, and there's little tiny particles, most the size of a grain of sand that stay out there and orbit around the sun. We run into their ...

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

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