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08 April 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 09APR2013

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2013 Peak 22/23April: Where and When to Watch
Patch.com
The Lyrids meteor shower peaks in 2013 on April 21 and 22, but some meteors may be visible beginning on April 16. You can see what to look for in this video of the Lyrid meteor shower. Or check out photos of the Lyrids. And these charts of the Lyrids ...

2013 Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks In April
Brevard Times
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida -- Did you see a meteor tonight? 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 ...

The large fragment of Chelyabinsk meteorite was ...
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ENGLISH: http://hainanwel.com/en/unusual-world/3146-fragment-of-chelyabinsk- meteorite ...
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Field Museum To Receive Piece Of Russian Meterorite
Mon, 08 Apr, 2013 03:30 PM PDT
Remember the fireball that exploded over Russia in February? Well a chunk of thatmeteorite is coming to Chicago's Field Museum. [ more › ]Continue reading


HSU professor puts school on map in aste...
npc-news.reporter-news.com
Sun, 07 Apr, 2013 08:00 PM PDT
Asteroids and other space objects are getting more attention, particularly after ameteorite ...Continue reading

Scientists to talk planetary defense in Flagstaff
AZFamily
... by Nasha Gazeta newspaper, on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 a meteorite contrail is seen. A meteor streaked across the sky of Russia's Ural Mountains, causing sharp explosions and reportedly injuring around 100 people, including many hurt by broken glass.

Combating the asteroid threat: Column
USA TODAY
On the same day, Asteroid 2012 DA14 passed within 17,000 miles of the earth -- closer than a communication satellite orbits -- we had the meteor that exploded over Russia, injuring more than a thousand people, followed a few days later by another ...

Forget falling stars: NASA plans to catch an asteroid
CNN (blog)
Opinion: Meteor shows why it's crucial to keep an eye on the sky. Astronauts would then travel to the asteroid where "there could be mining activities, research into ways of deflecting an asteroid from striking Earth and testing to develop technology ...

Emergencies Ministry Denies Meteor Fall in North-West Russia ...
MOSCOW, April 7 (RIA Novosti) – Russia's Emergencies Ministry rejected media reports on Sunday that a new meteorite had crashed in the country's northwest.
en.rian.ru/russia/20130407/180493981.html

Orson Welles: A superstar meteor impact in Wisconsin | Wisconsin ...
Orson Welles: A superstar meteor impact in Wisconsin. April 1, 2013. Tweet. Orson Welles photo by avilas.es / Flickr.com. Lives of Red Stone River is a profile ...
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