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03 August 2013

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「米納津隕石」一般公開へ
新潟日報 - ‎2013年7月31日‎
燕市は31日、176年前に市内に落下した「米納津(よのうづ)隕石(いんせき)」を9月12日から12日間、市役所で公開すると発表した。常設展示されている国立科学博物館(東京)から13年ぶり3度目の“里帰り”となる。隕石が到着する10日は、歓迎行事も催す。 燕市教育委員会 ...

Greenland Ice Core Platinum Suggests Meteor Strike Wiped Out ...
The Inquisitr
New data from Greenland ice cores containing platinum strongly suggest that a meteor hit earth around 12,900 years ago — resulting in the extinction of the ...

Get Ready for the 2013 Perseids
Sky & Telescope
A perennial favorite among skywatchers, the Perseid meteor shower makes its annual ... A Perseid meteor zips over Iran's Alamut Valley during the peak of the ...

Free eBook: Shooting StarsSkyandTelescope.com
August is the month for meteor showers. The Perseids should have a good showing under dark skies, and minor meteor showers join the fray. To help make the ...

隕石から地球を守れ!衝撃波の威力はどのくらい?『地球ドラマチック』
テレビドガッチ (ブログ) - ‎2013年8月2日‎
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新疆阿克陶疑似隕石墜落 - YouTube
新疆阿克陶疑似隕石墜落. videospors·882 videos. TV report Xin Jiang meteorite falls...

Russian meteor may have gangmates in towNature.com
The house-sized rock that exploded spectacularly in the skies near Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February may have been a member of a gang of asteroids that still ... 
Sioux City Journal
Join the Woodbury County Park naturalists at 9 p.m. Saturday, as they take a walk in the Loess Hills and follow it up with a stop to watch the Perseid meteor ...

Celestial forecast calls for showers — meteor showers — Aug. 12 ...
New Haven Register
Icy comets make their meteor showers by evaporating. When they fly close to the sun, intense heat vaporizes a comet's “dirty ice.” Jets of comet dust spew off into ...

Great balls of fire
Richmond County Daily Journal
Make plans to head for dark skies away from city lights next weekend if you don't want to miss the annual Perseid meteor shower. The shower typically peaks ...

Western Slope Skies 8/2/2013
KVNF Public Radio
Meteor showers are named for the constellation that coincides with a region in ... The Perseidmeteor shower is so named because meteors appear to fall from ...

Brilliant meteor shower, planets, comet -- August skies have it allNBCNews.com (blog)
Night sky watcher Natalie Duran took this photo of the Perseid meteor shower from Joshua Tree National Park on Aug.12, 2012. The photographer can be seen ... 
Kenosha News
The Perseids Meteor Shower Viewing is 9:30 to 11 p.m. Aug. 12. The Perseids is one of the bestmeteor showers to observe, producing up to 60 meteors per ...

Photographer's meteor snap out of this world
Get Surrey
Meteors hurtle through the night sky in this striking image taken by an amateur photographer from Guildford on Thursday night (August 1). Dan James was ...

Brilliant Meteor Shower and Comet to Grace August Night SkySpace.com
The August night sky stars the return of the potentially spectacular Comet ISON, as well as the annual Perseid meteor shower. The beloved Perseids rarely ...

Map and videos: The Perseid Meteor Showers and meteorite ...
Reno Gazette Journal
The most common type of asteroidal meteorites that we get on Earth are known as "ordinary chondrites". These are the ones that start with H, L, and LL. 
Philly.com
It's a streak of memory dating to my first encounter with the Perseid meteor showers, which peak each year from Aug. 9 to 14. Without knowing their origin - I now ...

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

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