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04 August 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 04AUG2013

Russian Meteor May Have Sibling Asteroids That Pose Threat To ...
Huffington Post
"It is not obvious to me why [the Chelyabinsk meteor] cannot be a fragment that was produced by a collision in the main asteroid belt, and evolved to its impact ...

Russian meteor may have gangmates in tow : Nature News ...
Orbital estimates pinpoint 20 asteroids on similar paths to rock that exploded near Chelyabinsk.www.nature.com/.../russian-meteor-may-have-gangmates-in-to... 

Overnight event atop Mt. Major to see meteor showerSeacoastonline.com
This photo of a meteor during last year's Perseid meteor shower was taken by John S. Gianforte from the Blue Sky Observatory in Durham. It was shot with a ...

Culver: Perseids meteor shower coming in August
The Coloradoan
Such an increase in the rate of observed meteors is referred to by astronomers as a meteorshower. Because these shower meteors strike the Earth's ... 
Examiner.com
Every year the Perseid meteor shower light up the night-time sky for a month and this year will be no different. The 2013 display will again be the meteor shower ...

Annual Perseid meteor shower will peak on August 11-12
French Tribune
According to the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Observer's Handbook, this year's Perseidmeteor shower – an annual celestial event – could be a ...

Perseid Meteor Shower Underway, Peaks Next Week
The Inquisitr
The Perseid Meteor Shower is under way, but the show is just beginning. The annual event, hailed as the best meteor shower of the year, is set to peak next ... 
Reno Gazette Journal
Looking further ahead, the Perseid Meteor Shower will peak during the nights of Aug. 11-13, as Earth passes through debris from Comet Swift-Tuttle.

Perseid Meteor Shower is Full of Fireballs | NASA ...
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Visit my website at http://www.junglejoel.com - new research indicates that the Perseid meteor ...
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Space News: Perseid fireballs
Lake County News
In astronomy, there's nothing quite like a bright meteor streaking across the glittering ... "We have found that one meteor shower produces more fireballs than any ...

Perseid Meteor Shower Peak 2013: When to Watch, Where to Go
The Epoch Times
During those two days, the peak activity meteor count will be up to 60 meteors per hour, according to NASA, which also says that the Perseids is known as one of ...

The 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower: An Observer's Guide
Get set for the meteoritic grand finale of summer. Northern hemisphere summer that is. As we head into August, our gaze turns towards that “Old Faithful” of ...www.universetoday.com/.../the-2013-perseid-meteor-shower-a...

Locals spot meteor streaking in sky
Scranton Times-Tribune
LA PLUME - A fireball seen streaking over Northeast Pennsylvania early Friday was a meteor, according to John Sabia, an assistant at Keystone College's ... 
New Haven Register
When the speck is a pebble or larger, we see a “fireball” streaking across the sky. ... You'll see the most fireballs between 10:30 p.m. and 4:30 a.m. The show ...
The Olympian
Mount Rainier stands in dark relief to the streaks of light (called star trails) representing the movement of the stars across the night sky during a 30-minute ...

UP state parks plan meteor show events
Marquette Mining Journal
MARQUETTE - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will offer an opportunity to learn more about the night sky and experience a significant meteor ...

Star Points: Summer's best meteor shower
Carroll County Times
The Carroll County 4-H & Future Farmers of America Fair in Westminster is over now. From the tractor pulls and combine demolition derby to funnel cakes and ...

NASA's Hubble Finds Telltale Fireball After Gamma Ray Burst | NASA
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope recently provided the strongest evidence yet that short-duration gamma ray bursts are produced by the merger of two small, ...
www.nasa.gov/.../nasas-hubble-finds-telltale-fireball-after-gam...

Perseids meteor shower coming on August 12InSerbia News
The famous Perseids meteor shower will be visible in the late evening and early morning on August 12 to 13. These meteorites are called The Perseids because ...

The 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower: An Observer's Guide
Universe Today
As we head into August, our gaze turns towards that “Old Faithful” of meteor showers, the Perseids. Though summer is mostly behind us now, “meteor shower ...

Annual Perseid meteor shower arriving
Washington Post (blog)
The annual Perseid meteor shower — peaking Aug. 11-12 — could produce pretty, poignant and plentiful points of light. Let's hope for clear skies. At its heaviest ... 
Scranton Times-Tribune
LA PLUME - A fireball seen streaking over Northeastern Pennsylvania early Friday was a meteor, according John Sabia, an assistant at Keystone College's ... 
Your Houston News
August is also the home of the Perseid Meteor Shower. The best time to view most meteorshowers is between midnight and morning twilight. The Perseids will ...

Star, meteor party and natural lightscapes program at Paradise ...
Maple Valley Reporter
The event coincides with the Perseid meteor shower which will peak during the second week of August. The program starts at 8 p.m. in the lobby of the Paradise ... 
WILX-TV
Michigan state parks invite residents and visitors to a night of spectacular views at "Meteors and S'mores" astronomy programs during the Perseid Meteor ..
WTSP 10 News
Here comes the Perseid meteor shower, which promises about 70 shooting stars an hour this year and peaks on Aug. 11-12. Appearing every August, the ...

Hard Labor Creek State Park offering kayak tours to view meteor ...
newtoncitizen
Between light pollution and trees blocking the view, seeing the meteor shower, which peaks on Aug. 12, can be a challenge. Hard Labor Creek State Park is ...

delta Aquariids Meteor Shower 2013 - YouTube
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Information about the 2013 meteor showers and eclipses including viewing times , ... Delta ...
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Perseid fireballs are already arriving!
EarthSky
Spaceweather.com is reporting that Bill Cooke, head of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office, has been seeing Perseid fireballs since July 30, 2013.
Phys.Org
The fading glow provided key evidence that it was the decaying fireball of a new type of stellar blast called a kilonova. Kilonovas are about 1,000 times brighter ...

Perseid meteor shower peaks this month
Detroit Free Press
Summertime, and the shooting stars are easy. Just pack a lawn chair and save yourself a few hours long past bedtime for the watch party. Here comes the ...

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