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01 May 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 01MAY2013

Watch for the Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower this Weekend - Universe Today
Universe Today
This year, the peak of the Eta Aquarids as per the International Meteor Organization (IMO) comes on May 6th at 1:00 UT, or 9:00 PM EDT on May 5th. This favors European longitudes eastward on the morning of Monday, May 6th. The Eta Aquarid radiant rises ...

Museum meteorite CT scans help prepare for space ...
Natural History Museum scientists, including Caroline Smith and Farah Ahmed, are finding the ...
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Meteoritic Minerals Tell a Story of Multistage Cooling, Break-up, and Reassembly of an Asteroid
-- Compositional variations in minerals in H-chondrites indicate at least two vastly different cooling rates at different temperatures, suggesting fragmentation, cooling of the fragments, and reassembly into a second-generation rubble pile. ...
http://www.psrd.hawaii.edu/April13/multistage-cooling.html

2013 Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower - YouTube
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Eta Aquarids Comet of Origin: 1P Halley Radiant: constellation Aquarius Active: April 19 ...
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Meteorite crashes into WOLCOTT, CT home - YouTube
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Meteorite crashes into WOLCOTT, CT home. THISISZION42303·360 videos...
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First direct evidence of meteors hitting Saturn's rings - ITWire.com
iTWire
The meteoroids that NASA's Cassini spacecraft detected crashing into Saturn&#039 The meteoroids that NASA's Cassini spacecraft detected crashing into Saturn's rings are comparable in size to the meteor that hurtled over Russia in February 2013.

The charms of Charlevoix
Mon, 29 Apr, 2013 09:35 PM PDT
Thank a catastrophic meteorite crash, 350 million years ago, for giving us Canada’s Charlevoix — a spellbinding, 35-mile-wide inhabited crater that is unlike any landscape I’ve seen in the lower 48. From New York by car, it takes roughly 12 hours to ...Continue reading

Strange Meteor Shower Will Be Produced by Comet Of The Century This Autumn
Paranormal Utopia
While many say that ISON will be a spectacular site, some scientists believe the 3 mile long comet will fizzle out before it nears earth and will create unusual meteor showers out of the more than 110,000 pounds of dust and 130 pounds of water it's ...

PAGASA: Annular solar eclipse visible in PHL on May 10
GMA News
PAGASA OIC Vicente Malano, in the agency's astronomical diary for May, also said the annual Eta Aquarid meteor shower may be visible before dawn of May 5 and 6. "An annular solar eclipse will occur on 10 May 2013. It will be visible from Central ...

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