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09 August 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 10AUG2013

Pieces of Russian meteorite on display in Utah
Fri, 09 Aug, 2013 07:24 AM PDT
SALT LAKE CITY — Fragments of the meteorite that exploded over central Russia are on exhibit in Salt Lake City.Continue reading

Perseid Meteor Shower This Weekend, 70 Meteors an Hour Will ...
Headlines & Global News
This weekend you can catch one of the year's best shows right in your backyard, as August's annual Perseid meteor shower will peak Sunday and Monday ...

Perseid meteor shower to light up night sky this weekend
Detroit Free Press
August's annual Perseid meteor shower peaks Sunday and Monday, ... Different ones are responsible for other regular meteor showers, such as April's Lyrids, ...
Huffington Post
Prepare for a barrage of shooting stars this weekend. The 2013 Perseid meteor shower is on its way, and it's expected to mount a stunning celestial light show ...

Meteor shower will appear in Waco skies Sunday, Monday night
Waco Tribune-Herald
Wacoans wanting to wish upon a shooting star are in luck — the earth will be passing through a meteor shower Sunday and Monday, sprinkling the sky with ...

Perseid Meteor Shower to Flare This Weekend
Wired
According to NASA, the Perseid shower produces more fireballs than any other annual meteorshower. The comet fragments have already been producing some ... 
Bemidji Pioneer
The Perseid meteor shower, named after its supposed origin, the constellation Perseus, will be most visible Sunday night and Monday morning, according to the ...

Space News: Hubble sees the fireball from a 'kilonova'
Lake County News
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has detected a new kind of stellar blast called a kilonova, which happens when a pair of compact objects such as neutron ... 
Muscatine Journal
Maybe we'll get lucky and see a fireball or two. Comet Swift-Tuttle is the reason we see these meteors because as it passes around the sun it leaves debris ...

Perseid meteor shower peaks this weekend: How to enjoy the show
Los Angeles Times
The Perseid meteor shower is one of nature's most spectacular light shows, and ... The annual meteor shower will peak Sunday night into the dawn of Monday ...
WXIA-TV
Astronaut Ron Garan looks down on a Perseid meteor from the International Space ... August's annual Perseids meteor shower peaks Sunday and Monday, ...
Boston.com
Shooting stars will be visible when the Perseid meteor shower peaks Sunday night and Monday night, officials said. The meteor shower is an annual ...
World Science
Upcoming meteor shower predicted to be better than usual ... The annual Perseids meteor shower, to peak early next week, should be particularly good this year ...
Latinos Post
"We have found that one meteor shower produces more fireballs than any other ... A fireball is a very bright meteor, comparable in brightness to Venus or Jupiter.

Perseid Meteor Shower To Light Up Sky
Sci-Tech Today
Look, up in the air! The year's best meteor shower returns for its August shooting star show, courtesy of a cloud of comet dust smacking into the Earth. August's ...


August Perseids Meteor Shower Will Light Up the Sky This Weekend
WFMY News 2
A bright Perseid meteor streaked down Saturday night (Aug. 7, 2010) over buildings at the Stellafane amateur astronomy convention in Springfield, Vermont.


Meteor Shower August 2013: Perseid Shower Peak Period Coming ...
The Epoch Times
This bright and colorful fireball meteor flashed through skies over Japan in the early morning hours during a previous Perseid meteor shower. (Nagoya City ...
The Sacramento Press
The Perseid Meteor Shower happens every year and it's going to reach its peak this weekend. You can view one of the year's best shooting star shows and ...

Great Balls of Fire in the Sky
Peninsula Pulse
According to NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office, the Perseid meteor shower produces more
fireballs than any other annual shower, earning it the title of ...
Republican & Herald
While it's not unusual to see a fireball every few hours as random meteoroids constantly hit the upper atmosphere, the high frequency is what makes this ...

Meteor shower known for brightest meteors to peak on Aug. 12 and 13ABC15.com 
(KNXV-TV)
A meteor shower known to produce the brightest meteors will peak on Aug. 12 and 13. The annual Perseid meteor shower, tracked by NASA's Meteoroid ...


Perseid meteor shower peaks this weekend
WRAL.com
Less of the dust and rock debris that make up the tail of comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle, source of the annual Perseid meteor shower, enters the atmosphere.

METEOR SHOWER: What a show! Annual Perseid meteor shower ...
Press-Enterprise
The Perseids last longer than other meteor showers because the material from its comet — Swift-Tuttle — is distributed more widely and diffusely, Megna said.See all stories on this topic »


Perseid Meteor Shower
WOWT
The Perseid meteor shower peaks on Monday and Tuesday night. Earthgrazers are visible each night though before the shower peaks. They are slow and ...
In addition to rain showers, astronomy buffs are in for a treat this weekend as the Perseidmeteor shower should provide a good reason to stare at the night sky.
Discover Magazine (blog)
The 2012 Perseid meteor shower as seen from the Netherlands. ...One of the year's best annual light shows is this weekend: the Perseidmeteor shower, which ...


Watch the 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower Tonight
Brevard Times
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida -- Meteor shower activity continues to increase with each passing night leading up to the peak of the 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower.

Perseid meteor shower to light up night sky this weekend
Lansing State Journal
Another great event to catch: this weekend's Perseid meteor shower! August's annual Perseids meteor shower peaks Sunday and Monday, promising perhaps ...
LiveScience.com
The annual Perseid meteor shower will reach its peak early next week, and skywatchers in the United States are flocking to the nation's national parks, where ...


Perseid Meteor Shower 2013 Live Stream: Watch Online Feed ...
Christian Post
The Perseid meteor shower 2013 will take place over the weekend with skygazers set for an amazing light show in one of the most eagerly anticipated meteor ...

Perseids meteor shower showcase for Dark Sky Park in Galloway
BBC News
The Perseids meteor shower is an annual event which is expected to peak ... head of tourism at Galloway Forest Park, said: "The Perseidsmeteor shower is an ...
The Desert Sun
The Perseid Meteor Shower Star Party will be held at the Integratron in Landers. ... open to the public (upon reservation) to celebrate the Perseid meteor shower.
KPRC Houston (blog)
The annual Perseid meteor will be visible starting Sunday, so look up if you are up -- it should be a good show. It'll reach it's peak early overnight Monday into ...

Fife meteorite hunter Rob Elliott puts space rock ...
A meterorite hunter is putting his collection of space rocks gathered over 30 years up for sale ...
news.stv.tv

Nasa Views Perseid Meteor Shower Days Before Predicted Peak ...
Astronomers - and virtually anyone with a decent telescope and a view of the right bit of the sky - are looking forward to the annual Perseid meteor shower, set to ...

Perseid Meteor Shower 2013: How To See Celestial Light Show On ...
Prepare for a barrage of shooting stars this weekend. The 2013 Perseid meteor shower is on its way, and it's expected to mount a stunning celestial light show ...

Perseid meteor shower worth an early wake-up call
HeraldNet
A meteor streaks across the sky during the Perseid meteor shower in 2009 in ... It's time for the annual Perseid meteor shower, one of the best of the year. 
Space.com
If anything, it's a gift to scientists: Astronomers will fire powerful lasers into the gassy Perseid meteor shower debris, creating artificial stars that help researchers ...

Meteor shower calendar
CBC.ca
Stargazers get multiple chances each year to see meteor showers — celestial shows in which an unusual number of shooting stars streak across the night sky...l

Perseid Meteor shower to peak Sunday, Monday
Liberty Vindicator
State College, Pa. -- 9 August 2013 -- AccuWeather.com reports stargazers are in for a show this weekend as the Perseid meteor shower will once again ...
LEX18 Lexington KY News
If you happen to look up this weekend, weather permitting, you'll be in for a treat. It's time for the annual Perseid meteor shower. It's not the only one of the year ...
The Inquisitr
The meteor shower is the result of debris from Comet Swift-Tuttle. ... The Perseid meteor shower is known for occasionally producing especially bright meteors, ...
Berkshire Eagle
The associated meteor shower is named for the constellation Perseus, from which the falling stars seem to originate, i.e. the radiant. Perseus rises in the ...
NBCNews.com (blog)
Perseid meteor streaks flash in this composite photo highlighting the East Point Lighthouse in southern New Jersey on Aug. 13, 2012. "I captured about 80 ...
China Post
TAIPEI--Stargazers have a chance of getting a good look at the Perseid meteor shower next week, one of the most spectacular celestial events in 2013, the ...

Perseid meteor shower returns to SWLA
KPLC-TV
The Perseid Meteor Shower can be seen all this weekend. The annual meteor shower will light up the night sky all across SWLA and the world. The annual ...
Contra Costa Times
Dim the lights, grab a blanket and hope for clear skies -- an annual magic show, the Perseidmeteor shower, can be seen Sunday and Monday nights. You don't ...
Times of India
PUNE: The residents of Pune will get to witness the bright Perseids meteor shower in the north-eastern part of the sky on the midnight of August 11 and 12, ...
Zee News
The annual Perseid meteor shower, dubbed "the tears of St Lawrence" in honour of a martyred Christian saint, should peak in the wee hours of Monday and ...
MyNorthwest.com
It figures that after a virtually cloud-free summer, cloudy skies are expected this weekend just in time for the peak of the annual Perseidmeteor shower. But if we ...

Perseid meteor shower will be visible from Chicago suburbs
ABC7Chicago.com
[FILE] In this photo released by SkyandTelescope.com a Perseid meteorflashes across the constellation Andromeda, in this 8-minute exposure taken in ...


Best show on Earth: Perseids meteor shower arrives this weekend
Christian Science Monitor
What NASA calls “the best meteor shower of the year” is arriving this weekend, lightening up the sky with flashes of bright light and color like no other meteor ...

Watch meteor shower at Paradise
Eatonville Dispatch
The program will be held at Paradise for the Perseid meteor shower, which will peak during the second week of August. The event is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. ...
NorthernLife.ca
The Perseid meteor shower is among one of the most reliable astronomy events in history, and has been observed for about 2,000 years. The public is invited to ...

Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower Streak Across the Night Sky this ...
Science World Report
Look up and enjoy the show this weekend. The Perseid meteor shower is set to peak late on Sunday night, which means that you may in for a spectacular ...
lakepowelllife
Meteor anyone? Sunday and Monday nights will be the best time to see Perseid activity from North America, maybe as many as 70 per hour. The fireballs will ...

Promising Perseid Meteor Shower Will Peak Soon: 
Scientific American
Every August, just when many people go vacationing in areas where skies tend to be darker, the best known meteor shower makes its appearance.

The Perseids, the Year's Best Meteor Shower, Happens Sunday ...
Get the latest weather news from weather.com. Just before dawn this Sunday is the best time to view the Perseid meteor shower, an annual event that this year ...

Perseid Meteor Shower 2013: How 'Celestial Pollution' Lets ...
International Business Times
The Perseid meteor shower is an exciting event for stargazers and astronomers alike. While many will look at the sky to view hundreds of potential asteroids, ...

Perseid meteor shower to light up night sky
Herald Times Reporter
While you are enjoying the Perseids meteor shower, satellite operators are buttoning up spacecraft to protect them from the onslaught of comet dust, says Bill ...
NBC Chicago
The annual Perseid meteor shower is happening this week. If you're willing to get up in the wee hours, you might see some amazing shooting stars.

The year's best meteor shower peaks this weekend - here's how to ...
io9
The Perseids have arrived. They're widely recognized as the largest and most dependablemeteor display of the year, and NASA has already spied several ...
The Tennessean
The next meteor shower is the Orionids, with the peak night Oct. 21. More ... is a sure bet for Sunday and Monday, when the Perseid meteor shower is at its peak.
WLKY Louisville
The annual Perseid Meteor shower is in progress and is getting better every night. The peak nights will be Saturday, and especially Sunday andMonday nights.

Perseid meteor shower peaks this weekend
UPI.com (blog)
The annual August Perseid meteor shower will peak overnight Sunday and Monday this year, though if you get out away from city lights you can see some ...
Daily Mining Gazette
The Perseids meteor shower occurs every summer, this summer arriving July 17th and stretching through August 24th. The peak of meteors should be between ...

Meteor that crashed in Russia was part of a 656-foot wide asteroid ...
Daily Mail
The meteor fireball that crashed into Russia in February was part of a 656-foot ... Spanish astrophysicists analysed fragments of the meteorthat were scattered ...

Perseid meteor shower promises lots of fireballs
CBC.ca
The Perseid meteor shower can be viewed early- to mid-August every year and is expected to peak this year on the nights of Aug. 12 and Aug. 13. The meteor ...

The meteor shower of Perseids coming on August 11 and 12
euronews
On August 11 and 12, the annual Perseid meteor shower will peak, filling the sky with streaks of light, commonly known as shooting stars. Such visually stunning ...

Perseid Meteor Shower: Best time to watch
WJLA (blog)
Time to view one of the most popular meteor showers during the year: the Perseids. The meteor shower originates from the Swift-Tuttle comet and first appeared ...

Perseids meteor shower ready to wow
Canada.com
A meteor enters the earth's atmosphere during the Perseid meteorshower earlyon August 13, 2009 in the northeastern village of Rotbuehl in Switzerland.

NASA Picture of the Day: Perseid Meteor Shower Strikes Above ...
Design & Trend
A meteor (L) streaks past stars in the night sky over El Torcal nature park reserve in the southern Spanish town of Antequera, near Malaga early August 12, 2012 ...

This weekend is prime time for meteor shower watching
Cadillac News (subscription)
Expert and novice stargazers should be in for a show as the annual Perseid meteor shower is set to peak Friday through Monday, filling the sky with streaks of ...
Watch List News (press release)
“Perseids Meteor Shower to Peak This Weekend” is categorized as “science and technology”. This video was licensed from Grab Networks. For additional video ...

Perseids Meteor Shower to Peak This Weekend ...
The Perseids meteor shower will reach peak viewing potential Sunday into Monday.
wpxi.com

Meteor shower to light up sky this weekend
Cincinnati.com
A bright Perseid meteor streaked down Aug. 7, 2010 over buildings at the Stellafane amateur astronomy convention in Springfield, Vt. / Provided/Dennis di Cicco ...

Weekend Meteor Showers Expected
WTOV Steubenville
Get ready for quite a light show overhead the next few nights as the Perseid Meteor shower peaks later this Sunday. The best way to view the “shooting stars” is ...

View Perseus meteor shower from Yerkes
Gazettextra
WILLIAMS BAY--Yerkes Observatory is offering a special opportunity for people to watch thePerseid Meteor Shower safely and comfortably. Every year in ...

Chunk of space rock could fetch £10k at auction
The Northern Echo
A CHUNK of an asteroid fireball which crashed into a landmark hill 220 years ago is to be offered at auction. Former aerospace engineer Rob Elliott said he is ...

Perseid Meteor Shower to Light Up Skies This Weekend
NBC Bay Area
The annual Perseid meteor shower will light up the night sky this weekend, peaking Sunday night into Monday morning when skywatchers can expect at least 70 ...

Perseid meteor shower will light up the sky Sunday, Monday night
South Bend Tribune
Perseid meteor shower will light up the sky Sunday, Monday night. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger ... 
Here And Now
A meteor from the annual Perseid meteor shower falls from space over ruins at Fort Churchill State Historic Park on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, in Silver Springs, ...

Few Days Remaining for Perseid meteor shower 2013
French Tribune
A few days are left to watch Perseid meteor shower 2013. As per experts, it has been found that it all depends on the climatic conditions as whether people will ...

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