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19 May 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 19MAY2013

Giant ice meteor slams to Earth near kids playing in Tennessee ...
May 14, 2013 – GRAY, TN (WJHL) - A Tri-Cities man has video of what appears to be a large chunk of ice that he says fell from the sky on Wednesday (May 8) ...
theextinctionprotocol.wordpress.com/.../gaint-ice-meteor-slam...

Massive asteroid 1998 QE2 set to fly past Earth
Herald Sun
Incredibly, less than 24 hours earlier a meteor exploded in the Siberian sky with the force of 20 atomic bombs, injuring more than 1,000 people as it blasted out windows and spread panic in Chelyabinsk, a Russian city in the Urals of 1 million ...

Fireball in the Sky! - Blogs - NASA
The NASA All Sky Fireball Network detected this beauty on May 16, 2013.
blogs.nasa.gov/cm/blog/.../posts/post_1368799761235.html

Big Bang: Biggest meteorite explosion rocks the Moon
RT
The event is part of 'lunar meteor showers' observed by astronauts of the Moon exploration program. The 40-kg meteorite measuring 0.3 to 0.4 meters wide traveling 56,000 mph slammed through the Moon's surface on March 17, 2013. The explosion from the ...

Halley's Comet Meteor Spotted By Two NASA Cameras | Video ...
The all-sky and wide-field cameras at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama ...
www.space.com/21124-halley-s-comet-meteor-spotted-by-two...

NASA: Meteor slams into Moon, causes explosion ... - News.com.au
A MASSIVE explosion from a meteor which crashed into the Moon was visible to the naked eye on Earth, NASA says.
www.news.com.au/.../story-fn5fsgyc-1226645778758

NASA: Meteor slams into Moon, causes explosion visible to ... - Reddit
The meteor hits with enough force to melt the surface material into magma. ... A meteor hits, vaporizes itself into the surface and throws up "sand" in a big cloud.
www.reddit.com/.../nasa_meteor_slams_into_moon_causes_ex...

NASA says meteor impact on the moon glowed like a star
UPI.com
GREENBELT, Md., May 17 (UPI) -- NASA astronomers monitoring the moon for signs of meteor impacts say they've identified the biggest explosion in the history of the observation program. The scientists, who have spent 8 years looking for explosions ...

NASA La Lune enregistre sa plus forte explosion de météorite depuis le début ...
YouTube
L'explosion qui s'est produite suite à la chute d'un météorite sur la superficie de la Lune a été 10 fois plus éclatante que toutes les explosions précédentes. Les spécialistes observent toutes les explosions produites sur la superficie lunaire afin d ...

Meteoroid impact triggers bright flash on the moon
Reuters
May be related to meteor shower on Earth. By Irene Klotz. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., May 17 (Reuters) - An automated telescope monitoring the moon has captured images of an 88-pound (40 kg) rock slamming into the lunar surface, creating a bright flash of ...

Meteor crashes into moon's surface causing flash ...
A Nasa telescope captures the moment a 40kg (88lb) rock crashes into the moon's surface on ...
guardian.co.uk

Video: Nasa captures the moment a meteor collides ...
A meteoroid has hit the moon's surface triggering a bright flash which was filmed by a Nasa ...
telegraph.co.uk

Meteor strike with moon causes massive explosion
Sydney Morning Herald
The most powerful meteor strike on the moon ever observed has just been announced by NASA. A March 17 strike on the moon caused an explosion equal to five tons of TNT and could have seen with the naked eye, said Bill Cooke, head of NASA's ...

NASA reports giant moon explosion after meteor slams into surface at 90000 km/h
National Post
This event was also paired with more meteor strikes on Earth. “On the night of March 17, NASA and University of Western Ontario all-sky cameras picked up an unusual number of deep-penetrating meteors right here on Earth,” Cooke continued. “These ...

NASA Announces Brightest Lunar Explosion Ever Recorded
National Geographic
Credit: NASA. A boulder-sized meteor slammed into the moon in March, igniting an explosion so bright that anyone looking up at the right moment might have spotted it, NASA announced Friday. NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office is reporting the discovery ...

Skies Over West Seattle: Mid-May 2013 edition
West Seattle Blog (blog)
May 17, 2013 at 7:41 pm | In Skies Over West Seattle, West Seattle news | 1 Comment. EDITOR'S NOTE: Ever wish for advance alert of an upcoming meteorshower/eclipse/etc. – and/or wonder “What's that bright 'star' up there?” Here you go! Fourth edition ...

NASA: Meteor slams into Moon, causes explosion visible to naked eye on Earth
Herald Sun
A boulder-sized meteor slammed into the moon in March, causing an explosion so bright anyone looking up at the right moment would have spotted it, NASA said. NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office is reporting the discovery of the brightest impact seen on ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 07MAY2013
Hearing the Russian meteor, in America: Sound arrived in 10 hours . ... It's that time of year again: the Eta Aquarid meteor shower is scheduled to peak tonight ...
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../the-latest-worldwide-m...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 06MAY2013
Fireballs, Meteors, Bolides, Meteorites, Comets, Asteroid Impact,Meteorite Quest, Recent Meteorite Falls & Related News. Make a meteor report. *.blogspot ...
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../the-latest-worldwide-m...

Cosmic Queries: Asteroids, Comets and Meteor Storms | StarTalk ...
Science, pop culture & comedy collide on StarTalk w/ astrophysicist & Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-hosts, celebrities & scientists .
www.startalkradio.net/.../cosmic-queries-asteroids-comets-and-...

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