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11 August 2013

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The Desert Fireball Network - Imperial College London
The Desert Fireball Network is an array of observatory cameras located in the Nullarbor desert, in Western Australia. It is a scientific project; its purpose is to ...www.imperial.ac.uk/.../0FDF9D27B40543D0E0440003BACD...

Perseid 2013 meteor hunt: How to stargaze the 'tears of a saint
'Christian Science Monitor
For many Americans, catching a glimpse of the Perseid meteor shower, which will reach its height starting Sunday, is an annual summer rite. But what about ...

Perseid meteor shower set to peak this Sunday
Science Recorder
August's annual Perseid meteor shower will peak this Sunday and Monday, promising backyard skywatchers a show of between 60 and 80 “shooting stars” an ...

Perseid Meteor Shower to leave Behind a Trail called Celestial ...
TopNews New Zealand
It has been found that meteor shower will lead to a trail, which is known as Celestial Pollution. Experts have explained the reason for the same. They were of the ...

Perseid shower to light up late-night sky
WTOP
A bright Perseid meteor streaked down Aug. 7, 2010, over buildings at the Stellafane amateur astronomy convention in Springfield, Vt. (Sky & Telescope/Dennis ...

Clouds may obscure view of perseid meteor shower in Western ...
If we get some clearing in Western Washington over the weekend, we may be able to see the annual Perseid meteor shower.www.king5.com/news/local/perseid-meteor-shower.html

Perseid meteor shower to light up night sky this weekend
First Coast News
A bright meteor during Perseid meteor shower (Aug. 12) is captured in a star trail image of constellation Orion. (Photo by Babek Tafreshi/SSPL/Getty Images).

Perseid meteor shower to peak late Sunday night
12NewsNow.Com
Get ready for the best meteor shower of the year. The Perseid meteor shower will give stargazers another reason to stay up late the next few nights. While the ... 
CANOE
It promises to be one of the best meteor showers of the year and you'll have to stay up late Sunday night if you'd like to see it. NASA says that just before dawn is ...

Perseid meteor shower to light up night sky this weekend
News10.net
Astronaut Ron Garan looks down on a Perseid meteor from the International Space Station. ... A bright Perseid meteor streaked down Saturday night (Aug. 
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
A Perseid meteor burns up in the Earth's atmosphere, early Friday morning Aug. 13, 2010, photographed from Skaggs Springs Road above Lake Sonoma. 
Patch.com
According to Astronomy.com, the Perseid Meteor shower has some added bonuses this year It will occur on a night when the moon is in its waning crescent ...
Perseid Meteor Shower to give best show early Monday and Tuesday
York Daily Record
The Perseid Meteor Shower can be recorded back into early 300 A.D. when St. Lawrence was martyred for refusing to denounce his faith, Kreiger said. 
KAKE
A meteor shower known to produce the brightest meteors will peak on Monday into Tuesday. The annual Perseid meteor shower, tracked by NASA's Meteoroid ... 
lanetSave.com
The Perseids meteor shower will be reaching its peak this weekend/early next week. The exact peak will be on Monday August 12 2013, in the very early ... 
Today's TMJ4
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is expecting a meteor shower, known as the Perseids, to be reaching its peak in the next couple of days...
Telegraph.co.uk
The Perseid meteor shower occurs as leftover debris from the tail of the Swift-Tuttle comet, which last passed near the Earth in 1992 and is not due to return until ...

"Star Party" for meteor shower viewing in Rockford
WZZM
ROCKFORD, Mich. (WZZM) - Starting at 8 o'clock tonight, the Saul Lake Bog Preserve will be a hot spot for star gazers as the Perseid MeteorShower begins to ...

Meteor shower tonight 2013: Perseids best view, peak times to ...
ChristianToday
For the best view of the meteor shower, head out from the city and into a rural area and look up. ... Questions will be answered before the meteorshower peaks.

The perseids meteor shower is to be witnessed in Sri Lanka after ...
SLBC
Sri Lankans will be able to watch the perseids meteor shower from midnight today till the 13th of this month. In a clear sky it is seen as falling stars especially ... 
Merced Sun-Star
According to Robert Lunsford, author and American Meteor Society member, meteor ... The Perseid meteor shower makes an annual appearance each summer ... 
Vail Daily News
Proclaimed by many to be the most beautiful meteor shower of the year for the Northern Hemisphere, the Perseids are set to arrive in their most impressive in ...
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
John Lindsey The_Tribune. Tweet · 0 Comments E-mail Print. A solometeor falling across the San Luis Obispo County sky on a recent night. JOHN LINDSEY ...

Weekend brings best look at Perseid meteor shower
The Seattle Times (blog)
The Perseid meteor shower is named after the Perseus constellation because it ... granting Earthlings views of meteor showers shooting through the night sky, ...

Perseid Meteor Shower Should Be 'Celestial Fireworks'
Boise Weekly
In the case of the Perseid meteor shower, that "heavenly gold" comes from dust grains zipping across the sky, sourcing from the Swift-Tuttle Comet, which circles ...

Perseid meteor shower 2013 peaks this weekend: Times to watch ...
Examiner.com
The Perseid meteor shower will hit its peak on Saturday and Sunday night, so if you haven't watched this yet here's your chance to take a gander at this visual ... 
Huffington Post UK
"Every meteor is a speck of comet dust vaporising as it enters our atmosphere at 36 miles per second. What a glorious way to go." Perseid Meteor Shower.

Researchers Believe Russian Meteorite Part Of Larger Threat
Sat, 10 Aug, 2013 03:37 AM PDT
That Chelyabinsk meteoritefrom earlier this year might have been a warning shot from space, astronomers this week warned.Continue reading

Meteorite's age at center of Mars history debate
Sat, 10 Aug, 2013 12:16 AM PDT
Settling a scientific dispute over a meteorite's age may help indicate whether the Red Planet is still amenable to life. New research may clear it up. Planetary scientists dream of sending a geologist to Mars to study its rocks by hand. Until then, they have to settle for examining meteorites — ...Continue reading

Science matters: Geologist says city may sit inmeteorite crater
Fri, 09 Aug, 2013 09:31 PM PDT
Santa Fe is built over what might well be the remains of a largemeteorite crater. Those who know this already should raise their hands and pat themselves on the head.Continue reading

Meteor Shower To Light Up Night Sky
WFMY News 2
August's annual Perseids meteor shower peaks Sunday and Monday, promising perhaps 70 meteors an hour those evenings. "The Perseids are the good ones," ...

Perseid meteor shower to light up sky this weekend
azcentral.com
The Perseid meteor shower can be seen behind a saguaro cactus near the First Water Trail in a 30-minute exposure in 2010. ,,,


Ideal viewing for Perseid meteor shower
Boston.com
Get your favorite lawn chair, a blanket and something to drink because the year's best meteorshow is already underway. If you have seen a meteor or two the ...

Toronto Sun
The Perseid meteor shower The lights of an approaching plane are pictured as a meteor (R) streaks past stars in the night sky, on the outskirts of Cancun August ...
Nature World News
With its seemingly endless flow of bright meteors visible to the naked eye, the Perseid meteor shower is a favorite among stargazers. So it came as little surprise ...
The Space Reporter
Break out the binoculars and telescopes – even unaided human eyes will do – on Sunday night/early Monday morning and Monday night/early Tuesday ...


"Star Party" for meteor shower viewing in Rockford
WZZM
(WZZM) - Starting at 8 o'clock tonight, the Saul Lake Bog Preserve will be a hot spot for star gazers as the Perseid Meteor Shower begins to reach peak activity
SanTanValley.com
In the Northern Hemisphere, the annual August Perseid meteor shower probably ranks as the all-time favorite meteor shower of the year and with clear skies ...

Park will stay open late for meteor show
Burlington Times News
The sky is expected to light up with “fireball” meteors Sunday night and early Monday morningand Lake Mackintosh Park and Marina is opening late especially ...

Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend: Watch It Online Tonight
Space.com
The potentially dazzling Perseid meteor shower will hit its peak this weekend, and you don't have to have clear skies to catch the annual celestial fireworks ...

The Perseid meteor shower returns, peaks Sunday and Monday nights
Engadget
Hey nerds, get some fresh air this weekend: there's gonna be hunks of burning rock falling from the sky. Image courtesy of Roberto Porto. Source: Wired.

KQED (blog)
Ah, the wonder! The annual Perseid meteor shower peaks this weekend. It happens every year around this time, when the earth passes through dust left behind ...
Fresno Bee
The Fresno County Library's Bookshelf column shares suggestions for books, music, and other items and provides information about library programs.
UPI.com
9 (UPI) -- The imminent Perseid meteor shower, the brightest and showiest of such events, could bring a light show of as many as 70 shooting stars an hour, ...


One of the year's best meteor showers comes Sunday night
Beaumont Enterprise
The Perseids meteor shower will light up the sky on Sunday night and Monday, astronomers say. But you're going to have to stay up late to enjoy the show, ...
North Coast Journal (blog)
Technically, meteor showers aren't rare. Every year, a handful of large showers comes through like clockwork, continuing their orbits in a mathematically ...See all stories on this topic »


Skygazers in Bulgaria Too Hope for Spectacular Meteor Shower
Novinite.com
The Perseids meteor shower is an annual event which is expected to peak between August 12-13. Photo by PA. Say a wish because the annual Perseid ...

Meteor shower to grace the sky this weekend
Salt Lake Tribune
When John Denver sang about seeing it rain fire in the sky in the Rocky Mountains, he was referencing the Perseid meteor shower, which will grace the skies ...
Alexandria Town Talk
A bright Perseid meteor is seen on Aug. 7, 2010, over buildings at the Stellafane amateur astronomy convention in Springfield, Vt. / Dennis di Cicco / Sky & ...
The News Journal
A bright Perseid meteor streaked down Saturday night (Aug. 7, 2010) over buildings at the Stellafane amateur astronomy convention in Springfield, Vt. / Dennis ...
Huffington Post
And with the Perseids about to dazzle skywatchers with a meteor display that will ... are wondering if the Perseid meteor shower will be heard as well as seen.
CBC.ca
The Perseid meteor shower can be viewed early- to mid-August every year. Its peak this year will occur around mid-day on Aug. 12 in North America, which ...
Latin Times
Get ready for the best meteor shower this year, which will take place from August 10 to August 13, depending on where you live. The annual Perseid meteor ...
WITN
One of the most active meteor showers with nearly 70 meteors per hour 2. Still warm! No need to bundle up for a cold night. Mid 70s all weekend long. 3.
Contra Costa Times
A meteor streaks through the sky over Joshua trees and rocks at Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California's Mojave Desert in this 30-minute time ...
Sarnia Observer
The lights of an approaching plane are pictured as a meteor (R) streaks past stars in the night sky, on the outskirts of Cancun August 13, 2010. The Perseid ..

The Maitland Mercury
SkyWatch: annual meteor shower lights up the sky ... a broad stream of debris from comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle, source of the annual Perseid meteor shower.

Regional parties planned to watch meteor showers
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
That's when the annual Perseid meteor shower will be at its best, according to NASA. And at least a couple of regional parties are planned to watch the event.
RedOrbit
The annual Perseid Meteor Shower will peak this weekend. As red Orbit's Lawrence Leblonde reported, scientists are predicting that due to a lack of strong ...See all stories on this topic »


Perseid Meteor Shower 2013: Where to Watch Shooting Stars ...IBTimes.co.uk
A long exposure shows stars behind a tree during the annual Perseidmeteor shower near the southern town of Mitzpe Ramon, August 13, 2012. The annual ...


Perseid Meteor Shower Hits the Skies
93.1 WIBC Indianapolis
There will be a show in the sky for the next few days from the PerseidMeteor ... is an annual shower that produces at least one bright meteorevery minute.


How to watch the Perseid meteor shower from Genesee County
The Flint Journal - MLive.com
The Perseid meteor shower will be visible from Genesee County, with the best chances for sightings happening late Sunday night and early Monday morning, ...
Pensacola News Journal
The year's best celestial fireworks show is on tap in the wee hours of Sunday and Monday as the annual Perseid meteor shower takes center stage in the night ...
Emirates 24/7
On August 12 and 13, the Perseid Fireballs will be seen streaking across the sky. ... The Nasa website explains that a fireball is a very bright meteor, at least as ...
Brevard Times
As the last video below explains, the Perseid Meteor Shower produces more fireballs than any other meteor shower, according to Bill Cooke of NASA's ...

Perseid Meteor Shower To Peak This Weekend
CBS Local
The annual summertime meteor show goes all weekend but will peak Sunday after dusk and continue though early Monday morning. Viewers could see as ...
ChristianToday
Stargazers will be heading out tonight to catch a glimpse of the annual Perseid meteor shower. This year's falling star show will be extra special, as the moon will ...
Newsworks.org (blog)
It's time to head to a dark location, beach chair in tow, and gaze up at the sky as the most active meteor shower is here. The Perseid meteor shower peaks ...


STAR PARTY: Saturday Meteor Shower Fun
whotv.com
The Perseid Meteor shower peaks this weekend and the City of Des Moines is hosting a Star Party in its honor. Experts say you could see dozens or even ...
The Sunday Times Sri Lanka
Sri Lankans will witness a Perseid meteor shower for three days starting from tonight (10) to August 13, the Planetarium here stated. The National Aeronautics ...
Burlington Times News
The two-week-long Perseid meteor shower occurs annually, and this year they'll peak in the predawn hours Monday, and should still be visible on Tuesday night ...

Meteor shower will be visible from Chicago suburbs
Grand Island Independent
In this photo taken with long shutter speed, a meteor sparks, lower right, while entering the earth's atmosphere behind an olive tree during the Perseids Meteor ...

Perseid meteor shower to light up night sky this weekend
News10.net
Astronaut Ron Garan looks down on a Perseid meteor from the International Space Station. (Photo: Ron Garan / NASA). A bright Perseid meteor streaked down ...

Perseids meteor shower to rain on Mitzpe Ramon
Jerusalem Post
The Perseids meteor shower has been known to mankind for around two millennia, but while it is theoretically visible to the naked eye -- especially during its ...

Perseid meteor shower will put on a show this weekend
One of the best meteor showers of the season will peak this weekend.
www.newsnet5.com/.../perseid-meteor-shower-will-put-on-a-s...

Year's best meteor shower returns for its August shooting star show ...
Put out the lawn chair, set the alarm and maybe bring something to wet your whistle while you gaze into the nighttime sky — the year's best shooting star show ...
www.indystar.com/.../Year-s-best-meteor-shower-returns-its-A...

Perseid meteor shower peaks this weekend
WRAL.com
All-sky cameras at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) in western North Carolina caught a bright fireball last week. PARI cameras are part of ...

Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight, Monday night
Duluth News Tribune
Get ready for the darling of meteor showers — the Perseids. We love 'em because they return every August when the nights are pleasant and the viewing is easy ...

Perseid meteor shower in full force Sunday evening
Seacoastonline.com
PORTSMOUTH — The evening skies over the Seacoast will be highlighted by one of nature's greatest wonders as the Perseid meteor shower flies by in full ...

Meteor shower coming this weekend
WNWN-FM
KALAMAZOO, MI (WTVB) - There will a meteor shower this weekend. The annual Perseid meteorshower will light up the sky in the coming days, especially on ...

Can You Hear a Meteor? - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: When the Perseid meteor shower bursts across the sky later this month, will people be able to hear it?
news.yahoo.com/hear-meteor-121332002.html

Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend: Watch ... - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: The potentially dazzling Perseid meteor shower will hit its peak this weekend, and you don't have to have clear skies to catch the annual ...
news.yahoo.com/perseid-meteor-shower-peaks-weekend-watc...

Perseid meteor shower will offer a noctournal show
Farmington Daily Times
David Mayeux, director of San Juan College planetarium, poses for a portrait on Friday. The Perseid meteor shower may be visible in the Farmington area on ...

Perseid meteor shower should dazzle stargazers
WNCN
Stargazers will get a show from the upcoming Perseid meteor shower. This photo shows the visible Milky Way Galaxy as seen from near Wilmington, N.C. Photo ...

Perseid Meteor Shower August 2013: Peak Hours and How to Best ...
Crossmap
Email; Share · Print; Comment. Tweet. Perseid meteor shower of August 2013 is set to illuminate the night sky with a display of fireballs this weekend.

Perseid Meteor Shower: One Shower You Can't Miss
WebProNews
There have already been a couple of night's worth of meteor showers lighting up the sky this week, but apparently the best is yet to come. In the early morning ...

Meteor shower on Monday morning
E Kantipur
The Perseid meteor shower of 2013 will take place between Sunday and Tuesday, said Jayanta Acharya, senior astronomer and associate professor of Sanskrit ...

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