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23 May 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 23MAY2013

Watching for hazards: ESA opens asteroid centre
European Space Agency
22 May 2013
ESA today inaugurated a new hub that will strengthen Europe's
contribution to the global hunt for asteroids and other hazardous
natural objects that may strike Earth.
Near-Earth Objects, or NEOs, are asteroids or comets with sizes
ranging from metres to tens of kilometres that orbit the Sun and
whose orbits come close to that of Earth. There are over 600 000
asteroids known in our Solar System, and almost 10 000 of them are
NEOs. ... more

Asteroid not hitting earth on May 31: But will certainly scare us
Northern Voices Online
On February 15th , the Russians got a preview of the events that would take place following ameteor attack. Thousands of people of Chelyabinsk in South-western Russia were shocked beyond belief when an 11-ton meteorite that exploded above their city ...

Witnesses in Md. and region report seeing meteor
The Virginian-Pilot
A bright light seen traveling across the sky over the weekend by dozens of witnesses across Maryland and the region is what astronomers are calling a fragmenting meteoric fireball. The Frederick News-Post of Maryland reports witnesses saw the fireball ...

Huge Asteroid to Fly Close to Earth in 2028; What if it Hits Earth?
TopNews New Zealand
The meteor left the people in a state of shock as it comes unexpectedly without any public announcement by the authorities. Fortunately, the meteor has already fall down after detaching lots of its energy as it broke in the upper area of the atmosphere.

Witnesses in Maryland and region report seeing bright light of a meteoric fireball
Washington Post
The Frederick News-Post (http://bit.ly/18ibFNM ) of Maryland reports witnesses saw the fireballSaturday as early as 12:18 a.m. and as late as 1 a.m., with the majority of the sightings around 12:30 a.m. Some witnesses also reported hearing delayed booms.

Look up at the stars…
Postnoon
The term meteor shower is often used loosely, but a meteor storm is much rarer. Probably the best example is the Leonids, a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Tempel-Tuttle. When the meteor shower was seen in 1883, it was estimated that ...

Sky's the limit for Durham astronomy club
durhamregion.com
July 27, 28: Delta Aquarids meteor shower. The Delta Aquarids is an average shower that can produce up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by debris left behind by comets Marsden and Kracht. The shower runs annually from July 12 to Aug. 23.

Large Fireball with Booms over PA & MD with bonus fireball in CO ...
On the east coast over 25 witness reported a fragmenting fireball with delayed boom sounds around 12:30 EST (4:30 UTC). The fireball entered the atmosphere ...
www.amsmeteors.org/.../large-fireball-with-booms-over-pa-m...

Maryland Residents See Meteoric Fireball Shoot Across Sky « CBS ...
A bright light seen traveling across the sky over the weekend by dozens of witnesses across Maryland and the region is what astronomers are calling a ...
washington.cbslocal.com/.../maryland-residents-see-meteoric-f...

Astronomers: Bright light in sky early Saturday was fragmenting meteoric fireball
The Herald-Mail
... fragmenting meteoric fireball. The Frederick (Md.) News-Post reports witnesses saw the fireballSaturday as early as 12:18 a.m. and as late as 1 a.m., with the majority of the sightings around 12:30 a.m. Some witnesses also reported hearing delayed ...

Mars Meteorite May Fetch $160,000 At Auction
Wed, 22 May, 2013 09:05 AM PDT
A meteorite that originated on Mars is expected to fetch at least $160,000 when it hits the auction block June 2 as part of a collection of rare geological specimens.Continue reading

A giant meteor - not overhunting - wiped out the woolly mammoth ...
Research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that ameteor strike 12800 years ago caused rapid climate ...
www.dailymail.co.uk/.../A-giant-meteor--overhunting--wiped-...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 10MAY2013 | Space
-The UK meteor WAS NOT an ETA from Halley! Soccer-ball-sized meteor burns green in sky over Fort Collins The Coloradoan The red line in this image shows ...
beforeitsnews.com/.../the-latest-worldwide-meteormeteorite-ne...

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