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22 August 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 22AUG2013

Torontoist
A Gustav Hahn painting of the Great Meteor Procession over Toronto. Image courtesy of Natalie McMinn/University of Toronto Archives. ...

Largest Piece So Far of Chelyabinsk Meteorite Found - Scientists
RIA Novosti August 21, 2013
YEKATERINBURG - Russian scientists have confirmed the authenticity of
a 3.4-kilogram (7.5-pound) fragment of the Chelyabinsk meteorite - the
largest piece found so far from the meteorite that hit the Urals region
in February...
Malaysia Sun
Veteran astrophotographer Tamas Ladanyi of The World at Night took this image of a meteor cruising across a Milky Way-filled sky on May 15, 2013 from the ...

Five academic institutions to share Northern California meteorite pieces
Wed, 21 Aug, 2013 12:11 PM PDT
Five U.S. academic institutions will share parts of a rare meteorite that exploded in a fireball over Northern California last year. The Field Museum said Wednesday that the meteor dates to the early formation of the solar system 4 to 5 billion years ago. It was probably about the size of a minivan whe...Continue reading

Rare meteorite preserved for present and future scientists
by Jeff Munson- Carson Now -August 21, 2013
The main mass of a rare meteorite observed in the skies over Carson City,
Carson Valley and Lake Tahoe that exploded over California's Sierra foothills
in April 2012 will be preserved for current and future scientific discoveries,
thanks to the collaborative efforts of five U.S. academic institutions. ...

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: TX LA Meteor 20AUG2013
TX LA Meteor 20AUG2013 If you witnessed a meteor event PLEASE file a meteor sighting report to help us confirm and improve our detection; thank you!
Sacramento Bee
The Field Museum said Wednesday that the meteor dates to the early formation of the solar system 4 to 5 billion years ago. It was probably about the size of a ...

5 US institutions to share pieces of rare meteorite that exploded in ...
Washington Post
CHICAGO — Five U.S. academic institutions will share parts of a rare meteorite that exploded in a fireball over California last year. The Field Museum said ...

The Perseid disappointment
McCook Daily Gazette
I certainly hope some of you had better success with viewing the Perseid Meteor shower than I did. On both of the peak nights--Monday, Aug. 12, and Tuesday ...

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

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