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06 May 2013

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Eta Aquarid meteor shower to peak this weekend with 20-40 meteors per hour
Examiner.com
The annual Eta Aquarid meteor shower will peak this weekend, with the best viewing time expected from about 3:00 a.m. until dawn on Sunday. In addition, this year should a fairly good year, as the moonlight from the waning crescent moon shouldn't too ...

Meteor shower from Halley's Comet lights up early morning sky - News Track India
Newstrack India
Washington, May 5 (ANI): A meteor shower is predicted to peak early on Sunday morning, just before dawn. Under ideal conditions (a dark, moonless sky) about 55 to 60 of these very swift meteors from famed Halley's Comet might be seen per hour, the Fox ...

Astronomy buffs geared up for meteor shower
Indian Express
There are several such meteor showers every year. Each is named after the constellation from where meteors seem to origin. The current meteor shower, which will peak on the morning of Sunday and Monday, is one of the few astronomical events where one ...

Look up overnight for a chance to catch a meteor shower
WTOP
WASHINGTON - It happens every year when the earth crosses the path of Halley's Comet. The Eta Aquarid meteor shower is expected to produce the greatest number of meteors in the pre-dawn hours of Sunday and you should be able to see them no matter ...

Head outside early Sunday to spot remnants of Halley's Comet
msnNOW
Calling all space nerds: Get ready to head to your backyard in the wee hours of Sunday morning to (hopefully) catch something cool. Just before dawn, if the sky is clear, we should have a chance to spot the Eta Aquarid meteor shower, aka the remains of ...

Weekend skies bringing a fiery meteor show - Weather, forecasts ...
Eta Aquarid shower peaking Saturday and Sunday - MSN Weather – Find current conditions, forecasts, news, video, satellite and Doppler radar maps, and more ...
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Meteor Shower of Halley's Comet to Peak
Discovery News
Feb. 14, 2011 will go down in history as the Valentine's Day when a comet was visited a second time. Comet Tempel 1 has now played host to two different NASA spacecraft; Deep Impact in 2005 and Stardust-NExT in 2011. This amazing scientific feat comes ...

Meteors mark night of Cinco de Mayo
Denver Post
(Like most meteor showers, it gets its name from the constellation it appears to come from — in this case Aquarius.) NASA expects 30-40 meteors an hour during the shower's peak, early Sunday evening. But the show continues through the evening and the ...

Scientist Dismisses Tunguska MeteoriteFragment Find Claims
Fri, 03 May, 2013 08:46 PM PDT
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ROCK DOC: The smoking gun of extinction
npc-news.gosanangelo.com
Sat, 04 May, 2013 03:29 PM PDT
As any child can tell you, the Mesozoic Era ends with the extinction of the dinosaurs. Most geologists think the cause of that extinction was the impact of an enormous meteorite that hit the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico.Continue reading

Look up! Eta Aquarid meteor shower peaks early Sunday
Los Angeles Times
Pull out the reclining lawn chairs and get yourself to the darkest area you can find: The Eta Aquaridmeteor shower is peaking this weekend, and if you get lucky, you can catch up to 30 "shooting stars" per hour. You may also want to set your alarm ...

Infrasound Sensors Detect Russian Meteor Crash 6000 Miles Away
AZoSensors
Peng says the seismic signal from the meteor is relatively small, even after being amplified by 10 times. According to Peng, this is mainly because most of the energy from the meteor explosion propagated as the infrasound displayed in the initial sound...

Look for Aquarid Meteor Showers Above Oregon, the Coast This Weekend
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Oregon Coast) – Chances are quite good for seeing some major meteor shower action on Saturday in Oregon and along the coast, and Sunday night may yield some glimpses in between clouds. (Above: Depoe Bay at night). The Eta Aquarid MeteorShower ...

Eta Aquarid Shooting Stars, Messengers From Halley's Comet, at Their Peak
Indian Country Today Media Network
While the Orionid meteor shower in October is famous as being from the tail of the renowned Halley's comet, Earth actually passes through this tail twice each year, and we are in the middle of it now. It truly is the Age of Aquarius, at least this ...

Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower 2013: When, How and ...
The Eta Aquarids peak will occur on the night of 5 May and into the morning of 6 May.
ibtimes.co.uk

Meteor Shower of Halley's Comet Pieces Peaks Sunday: Watch It Live
Yahoo! News
A meteor shower made from the dusty leftovers of the famed Halley's Comet will be at its best on Sunday (May 5) and NASA doesn't want you to miss it. The annual Eta Aquarid meteor shower will peak Sunday night and NASA scientists will provide live ...

Georgia Tech Researcher Amplifies Russian Meteor Sound Waves To Make It ...
Headlines & Global News
The meteor shower blast that took place above the central Russian city of Chelyabinsk was so powerful that it injured more than 1,500 people and damaged many properties. A Georgia Tech researcher has modified the signals of the Russian Meteor to make ...

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