27 June 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 27JUN2013

Asteroid 2013 MZ5 is 10000th near-Earth-object found - 90000 left undiscovered
iTech Post
A man repairs the window of a sports hall damaged by a shockwave from a meteor in the Urals city of Chelyabinsk February 16, 2013. This meteor was only about 50 feet across. Credit:REUTERS/Olaf Koens (RUSSIA). Asteroid 2013 MZ5 has just been ...

Mystery solved: meteorite caused Tunguska devastation
The Hindu
On the morning of June 30 in 1908, a gigantic fireball devastated hundreds of square kilometres of uninhabited Siberian forest around the Tunguska river. The first scientists to investigate the impact site expected to find a meteorite, but they found ...

Meteor or flare? 13-06-2013 *UPDATE* Old Russian Satellite burns ...
UPDATE* It was an old Russian Satellite burning up as it re entered the atmosphere. Caught this ...

Family 'lucky to be alive' after freak meteorite shower
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013 06:44 AM PDT
A family in Shrewsbury had to dive to safety after a shower ofmeteorites crashed into their back garden.
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Meteorite lands in Shrewsbury back garden
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013 03:24 AM PDT
Rocks believed to be from ameteorite shower landed in the back garden of a Shropshire home, just inches away from where two young children were playing. Continue reading  UNLIKELY!!!

Huge Chunk of Meteorite Located in Urals Lake
Wed, 26 Jun, 2013 05:07 AM PDT
Chebarkul Lake. Photo courtesy RIA Novosti. A huge fragment ofmeteorite that slammed into Russia's Urals region in February was located on the bottom of Chebarkul Lake in the Chelyabinsk Region, a scientist said on Friday. Continue reading

NBC Debuts Horror-Reality Show 'Siberia' Online
RIA Novosti
Little do the contestants know, however, they have been deposited in the area where the “Tunguska event” occurred in 1908, the meteor crash that leveled 830 square miles (2,150 square kilometers) of Krasnoyarsk forest. According to NBC: “What is ...

Near-earth asteroid 2013 MZ5 discovered, 100000 remain
Fox News
NASA. The good news: NASA has discovered the 10,000th near-Earth object (NEO). The bad news: At least 100,000 are still out there. PHOTOS: Russian Meteor Strike Aftermath. NEOs are asteroids and comets that approach Earth, coming within 28 million ...

2013 THE Year of Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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