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12 May 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 11-12MAY2013

Another meteorite found in yard in Conn.
Sat, 11 May, 2013 03:47 AM PDT
A strange rock found in the front yard of a Waterbury home ­appears to be a meteorite. It is the second time in a month that a meteorite has been found in Connecticut. Stefan Nicolescu, mineralogy collections manager at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, said it is ‘‘highly likely’’ the...Continue reading

Look up! Venus and Jupiter glow bright this weekend
Los Angeles Times
There will be no meteor showers this weekend, or ring-of-fire solar eclipses, but if you head outside around twilight, you'll get an excellent view of Jupiter and Venus around a slender crescent moon. As night begins to fall on Saturday and Sunday ...

Full report on Meteor spotted in night sky in England and Wales 8 ...
UK Meteor Network calculated the trajectory of the reported fireball meteor sightning.

NASA All Sky Fireball Network Captures Eta Aquarids - Blogs - NASA
A composite image of 13 Eta Aquarid meteors from the NASA All Sky Fireball Network station in Mayhill, New Mexico the morning of May 6, 2013. Clouds ...

Experts Differ on Green Meteor's Origin
French Tribune
As per recent reports, it has been revealed that people living in England and Wales have witnessed a spectacular show of bright green colored meteor. A number of them have revealed about the same on social networking sites. One of the watchers has ...

Another meteorite hits house in Conn.
Greenwich Time
Cathryn J. Prince of Weston, who wrote about the 1807 Weston meteorite in her book, "A Professor, a President, and a Meteor: The Birth of American Science," said that meteorites back then were truly terrifying to people of the time; rocks were not ...

Namibia: Meteorite Strikes Mahangu Field
Fri, 10 May, 2013 03:48 AM PDT
[New Era]Onesi -Thousands of people have flocked to the Omusati Region out of curiosity to view a small piece ofmeteorite that landed in a mahangu field in the village of Oshika, in Onesi Constituency, yesterday morning.Continue reading

Stargazers' delight as fireballs set to streak across sky
Astronomy Ireland spokesman Conor Farrell told the Herald: "The fireball on Wednesday night was probably part of the Eta Aquarids, the debris left by Halley's Comet. The earth's atmosphere usually ploughs through the debris around this time every year.

Another Meteorite: This One Hit Waterbury Home ...
By Kelly Glista, Hartford Courant A rock that crashed through the gutter of a house recently has ...

Green meteor dazzles UK stargazers - Ninemsn
May 10, 2013: A blue-green light streaking above the night sky in Wales turned out to be a meteor, and is believed to be a leftover fragment of Halley's Comet. Stargazers across England and Wales have reported seeing a green-tinged meteor flying across ...

Massive "fireball" spotted over the United Kingdom : worldnews
[10:32 pm GMT+1] Second photo in - A green fireball ... Second Twitter Picture - A clear, greenfireball · Third Twitter Picture - Poor Resolution ...

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