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18 August 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 18AUG2013

Chelyabinsk MeteoritePlume Lingered for Months – NASA
Fri, 16 Aug, 2013 09:10 AM PDT
The plume from a meteoritethat exploded over Russia in February lingered in the atmosphere for months, US space agency NASA reported in a new study, producing a phenomenon with overtones of climate-changing natural disasters or a “nuclear winter.”
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Parents of Chelyabinsk meteorite found
Fri, 16 Aug, 2013 01:20 AM PDT
Spanish scientists have determined which celestial body could be the "parent" of the meteorite that caused so much trouble to the residents of Chelyabinsk, Russia, last winter. They believe that the meteorite has likely split from asteroids 2007 and 2011 BD7 EO40 from the Apollo group.
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NPR (blog)
The bus-sized meteor that slammed into Russia in February, causing a massive shock-wave and injuring hundreds, sent a plume of dust into the stratosphere ... 
Lake County News
Atmospheric physicist Nick Gorkavyi missed witnessing an event of the century last winter when a meteor exploded over his hometown of Chelyabinsk, Russia.

Fragment of Russian meteor up for auction after Scottish collector ...
Daily Mail
A fragment of the meteor which injured over 1,500 people when it exploded over a ... The meteor exploded, creating thousands of small pieces of meteorite, ...

Incredible Footage Shows a Perseid Meteor Exploding - Slashdot
Nancy_A writes "Photographer and digital artist Michael K. Chung said he couldn't believe what he saw when he was processing images he took for a timelapse ...

Video: Perseid meteor explodes and leaves a vapor trail | Space ...
A meteor during the recent Perseid meteor shower that exploded and then behind a vapor trail, captured on video by Michael Chung.earthsky.org/.../video-perseid-meteor-explodes-and-leaves-a-v...

Can't Belive !! Meteor Shower at MALAYSIA ...
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Meteor Shower at MALAYSIA !!!! 12/8/2013 place: Bukit tinggi Malaysia (0.35-- 0.38 )
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Perseid Meteor Shower images captured by ...
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The Perseid meteor shower reached a peak this morning with up to 60 shooting stars an hour ...
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NEWS!!! Meteor Shower!!! 12 August 2013 - YouTube
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Hujan Meteor Di Malaysia Hujan Meteor Malaysia 12/13 Ogos 2013.Meteor shower ...
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BBC News - Perseid meteor shower reaches peak
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Sky gazers are preparing for the high point of the annual Perseid meteors, as the Earth's orbit ...
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Hodge: Meteor shower lit up the sky
Kelowna Capital News
The Perseid meteor shower has been observed for about 2,000 years and takes its ... the point from where the meteor showers appear to come (called a 'radiant; ...
The Independent
A fragment of the meteor that injured more than 1,500 people when it ... Dramatic footage of the Chelyabinsk meteor in February showed a fireball tearing across ...

VIDEO: Perseid meteor shower impresses stargazers
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The Perseid meteor shower did not disappoint staff at Bayfordbury Observatory near Hertford, who did not go to sleep on Monday night so that they could ...

Meteor/Fireball filmed over Canberra | The RiotACT
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At 9:37pm on Tuesday night (13th Aug 2013), a large meteor fell south of Canberra. Here is the story on NineMSN. If anyone was a witness to this event,The RiotACT

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