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09 August 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 09AUG2013

Promising Perseid Meteor Shower Will Peak Soon
Space.com
This year, the Perseid meteor shower is expected to reach its peak overnight on Monday (Aug. 12), and there are some key tips to keep in mind for your ...

Perseid Meteor Shower 2013: Dates, News and When to Watch
Latin Post
Though this weekend will be the most convenient time to view the Perseidmeteor shower (those day jobs ruin all the fun don't they?), the best time to see the ...

Conditions Favorable for Meteor Watching
Martha's Vineyard Gazette
Keep your eyes trained on the night sky in the coming week. One of the highlights of summer stargazing, the Perseid meteor shower, peaks on Sunday and ...

Perseid meteor shower to peak this weekend
The Patriot Ledger
Be sure to look to the sky this weekend, as the Perseid meteor shower is expected to appear again, with visibility peaking around Sunday night into Monday ...

How To Photograph A Meteor Shower - 2013 ...
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Click below for the complete article and more tips on what you'll need to get good pictures of ...
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Monday and Tuesday will be prime time to view annual Perseid ...
Republican & Herald
According to NASA, the Perseid meteor shower comes around every year from early- to mid-August as Earth passes through a cloud of dust sputtered off a ...

Russian Meteorite 2013: Is this the true? - YouTube
52 min
NOVA: METEOR STRIKE. An investigation conducted by a series of scientists from all over the ...
youtube.com

Great balls of fire! Perseid meteor shower to fly by
Omaha World-Herald
A sky-watcher's annual delight, the Perseid meteor shower, is now reaching its peak in the night skies. The shower every August displays up to 60 meteors an ...

Joe's Wx Blog: Meteor Showers + Heavy Rain
fox4kc.com
Folks who live south of the KC area have been really hit hard lately…today the heaviest of the rain has crept a little farther north and is affecting the far southern ...

Watch meteor shower at Mount Rainier party
HeraldNet (blog)
If you can get away this weekend, a star and meteor party is at Paradise at Mount Rainier National Park this weekend. It's timed to match up with the Perseid ...

The Perseids, the Year's Best Meteor Shower, Happens Sunday
The Weather Channel
This image shows a composite view of the Perseid meteor shower taken on Aug. 12, 2010, over Stanmer Church in England....

Perseid meteor shower 2013: How to see it
Ct Post
The Perseid meteor shower is one of Earth's most dazzling recurring shows, but this year promises to be really great. Perseid's meteors and fireballs, happening ...

Perseid meteor shower 2013: how to get the best view
The Guardian
Plonk yourself down in the chair facing east, cover up with the blanket and wait. The Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak in the pre-dawn skies on both ...

Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Over Fairfield, Westchester This ...
The Daily Voice
Fairfield and Westchester County residents who are willing to stay up late this weekend should be able to see the annual Perseid meteor shower at its peak ...

Looking Up: Enjoy the meteor showers next week
Galesburg Register-Mail
The Perseid Meteor Shower is one of many that return every year but this is one of the strongest, and conveniently occurs in summer in the northern hemisphere.

Viewing Conditions: Perseid Meteor Shower to Peak Sunday, Monday
Atlantic Highlands Herald
STATE COLLEGE, PA - AccuWeather.com reports stargazers are in for a show this weekend as the Perseid meteor shower will once again illuminate the night ...

Exploring Dinosaur National Monument
Craig Daily Press
A meteor streaks across the sky above Steamboat Rock in Dinosaur National Monument. Photo by Scott Franz · photo thumbnail. A lizard clings to a sandstone ...
Alamogordo Daily News
About two months, ago this feature discussed a strong meteor shower that some astronomers predicted might occur but failed to materialize. This incident goes ...

Has the Chelyabinsk Meteor Parent Asteroid Been Found?
Slate Magazine (blog)
Now commonly known as the Chelyabinsk meteor, it was the biggest impact ... our air is themeteor, and the solid chunks that hit the ground are the meteorites).

Perseid meteor shower to peak on Aug. 13
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Lasting from mid-July to late August this year, the meteor shower will peak between 2:15 a.m. and 4:45 a.m. on Aug. 13, the museum said. Conditions for ...

The Perseid meteor shower best show Sunday, Monday
Bigbendnow
The Perseid meteor shower best show Sunday, Monday. August 8th, 2013 under Top Stories. FAR WEST TEXAS – The Perseid meteor shower will put on its ...

Perseid meteor shower peaks briefly visible over southern parts of ...
Alaska Dispatch
The Perseid meteor shower will peak early Monday, but dark skies are a limited commodity in Alaska's summer. Nonetheless, people in southerly parts of Alaska ...

Meteor showers expected in August
Sun.Star
The Perseids meteor shower is one of the more popular annual showers. The meteors radiate out from the constellation Perseus, located in the eastern horizon ...

Perseid meteor shower 2013: How to see it from Seattle
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
Perseid meteor shower 2013: How to see it from Seattle. http://www.flickr.com/photos/esoastronomy/4904167022/; UNSPECIFIED - SEPTEMBER 07: A bright ...

Tips for taking in nature's fireworks: Perseids meteor shower offers ...
Chattanooga Times Free Press
SkyandTelescope.com photo A Perseid meteor flashes across the constellation Andromeda in this file photo. (AP Photo/SkyandTelescope.com, Rick Scott and ...

Perseid meteor shower will deliver splendid show in the night sky
Medicine Hat News
Perseid meteor caught in August 2009, from Cypress Hills Provincial Park in Saskatchewan at the annual Saskatchewan Summer Star Party. The bright shower ...

Livingston County weekend events
Livingston Daily
Meteors and S'mores — An astronomy program scheduled for this month's Perseid meteorshower takes place at 8 p.m. at the Brighton Recreation Area in ...

Meteor shower will be visible from Chicago suburbs
WICS-TV
If the clouds aren't too thick, the annual Perseid meteor shower will be easy to spot. Astronomer Larry Ciupik of the Adler Planetarium in Chicago says it would ...

Perseids meteor scatter tests on 28 MHz
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
I have a QRP (approx 200 mw) transmitter GPS locked on 28,000,900MHz that will be operating until about August 14 whilst the Perseids meteor shower is with ...

Scan celestial wondersTheNewsTribune.com
At 8:45 p.m., there will be an outdoor meteor and stargazing next to the visitor center with astronomy club volunteers and their telescopes. Volunteers will also ...

Perseids meteor shower to peak starting Aug. 10
GMA News
EarthSky.org said the Perseids meteor shower, considered the most beloved for the year in the northern hemisphere, will grow in number from late night to ...

Public invited to observe Perseid meteor shower
Nisqually Valley News
The stars will be dazzling this weekend at Paradise on Mount Rainier as the Perseid meteorstorm is expected to light up the sky. Mount Rainier is putting on a ...

Howard County datebook Datebook
Baltimore Sun
Perseids Meteor Shower and star gazing The Howard County Conservancy presents Alex Storrs, of Towson University offering a program about meteor showers ...

Nature's August fireworks peak this weekendNorthMyrtleBeachOnline.com
producing spectacular meteor showers. The dust cloud is the debris of comet Swift–Tuttle ejected by the comet traveling on its 130-year orbit. Swift-Tuttle last ...

Venus, meteor showers shine brightly this month
The News-Press
Take a look to the sky this month for a peek at a meteor shower. ... Any moonless dark sky will do, although meteor showers are generally best in the hours ...

While shooting stars get noticed, cosmic dust hitting us all the time
UPI.com
Larger meteoroids cause bright flashes of light when they hit Earth's atmosphere, such as this fireball caught during the Perseid meteor shower Aug. 12, 2006.

Two Chances to See Perseid Meteor Shower
Longview Daily News
The public is invited to the Paradise area of Mount Rainier National Park for a stargazing program Saturday. The event coincides with the Perseid meteor shower ...

Eyes on the Sky for Perseid Meteor Shower
FOX 40 News WICZ TV
The Perseid Meteor Shower will be visible, as it is every year at this time. And you ... You can also get tips on how to view the ongoing Perseid Meteor Shower.

Great Balls of Fire in the SkyPeninsula Pulse
This year's Perseid meteor shower has already begun. The annual celestial light show runs for several weeks, but the peak this year is expected the nights of ...

Meteor shower should impressAmarillo.com
According to ancient Greek lore, Perseus is the son of the god Zeus and the mortal Danae. It is said the Perseid meteor shower commemorates the time when ...

Fireballs are flying -- and Perseid meteor shower hasn't even peaked
NBCNews.com (blog)
The Perseid meteor shower is still days away from hitting its peak, but a NASA camera network has already captured video of fireballs from the annual night sky ...

Perseid meteor shower to awe star gazers
kgw.com (blog)
PORTLAND -- Each year, our planet passes through debris paths left by comets hurling past the Sun. The results of these intersections are calledmeteor ...

Bernie Badger: Come out for a starry night with fireballs
Florida Today
The Perseid meteor shower is the most anticipated of the year. It produces up to a hundred meteors per hour at its peak, and can make 10 or 20 meteors per ...

Perseid meteor shower 2013 to peak over Bulgaria on August 12 ...
The Sofia Globe
The Perseid meteor shower happens every August as planet Earth passes through the dust particles of the Swift-Tuttle comet, causing the spray of shooting stars ...

LIGO astronomy event planned Aug. 10 in Richland
Mid Columbia Tri City Herald
The Tri-City Astronomy Club will have telescopes set up throughout the night for visitors to take glimpses of the meteor shower as well as Saturn, nebulae, ...

Video: Scientists identify source of meteor that rocked Russia
The Province
A meteor crashed over Russia's Chelyabinsk region, causing explosions that injured hundreds of people and frightened countless more! VIDEO BY JOKEROO.

Watch Perseid meteor shower at Sudbury's Dynamic Earth 0
The Sudbury Star
Science North will host a free star party and astronomy presentation called The Amazing World of Asteroids and Comets to coincide with the Perseid meteor ...

Find music and fair in Trinity County; and catch a meteor shower
Record-Searchlight
The annual Perseid meteor shower will be Friday through Tuesday, and there are a variety of events at which to join others as the Earth passes through the ...

Fireballs in our night sky!
CTV News (blog)
According to MBIQ - Meteor Bot Internet Query – there likely was a fireball over the Maritime Provinces last night. MBIQ uses Artificial Intelligence and Human ...

5 more things you can't miss in the coming weeks
DesMoinesRegister.com
The Chicago troupe Pyrotechniq, whose members have roots in Fairfield, returns Thursday to the Des Moines Social Club's second annual Fireball on the ...

Meteor Showers This Weekend
WHTC
On Aug.11 and 12, 2013, the annual Perseid meteor shower will peak, filling the sky with streaks of light, commonly known as shooting stars. Such visually ...

Scientists identify source of meteor that rocked Russia
Montreal Gazette
A meteor that exploded in the sky above Russia as it entered Earth's atmosphere, injuring more than 1,000 people, broke off an asteroid orbiting near the planet, ...

Perseid Meteor Shower: Where And How To Watch The ...
Huffington Post Canada
This weekend could be the best time to watch the Perseid meteor shower, one of the biggest annual meteor showers visible in the northern hemisphere.

Don't miss this spectacular display in the sky this weekend!
Catholic Online
This weekend provides an excellent opportunity for you to catch some falling stars as the Perseidmeteor shower peaks. This legendary shower produces the ...

Pursuing Perseid
Greensboro News & Record
The meteor shower's radiant point, the point in the sky from which all the meteor showers appear to radiate, is in the northern sky at the constellation Perseus.


Russian meteorite part of an exhibit at the Clark Planetarium
Wed, 07 Aug, 2013 07:09 PM PDT
Russian meteorite fragments are part of an exhibit at the Clark Planetarium.Continue reading

NASA: Perseid meteor shower to light up sky on August 11, 12
WCPO
According to NASA, the best time to watch the Perseid meteor shower will be during the night and early-morning hours of Sunday, Aug. 11 and Monday, Aug. 12.

Skywatchers gear up for Perseid meteor onlslaught
CNET
A Perseid meteor streaks across the sky over the ruins of the Cook Bank building ... the arrival of the Perseid meteor shower, an annual event that like clockwork, ...

Viewing Conditions: Perseid Meteor Shower to Peak Sunday, Monday
AccuWeather.com
Stargazers are in for a show this weekend as the Perseid meteor shower will once again illuminate the night sky. Though the display commenced in mid-July, ...

Get set to watch a spectacular meteor shower on Monday
West Island Gazette
Skywatchers should get set for the best meteor shower of the year this month. The Perseids is the cosmic old faithful, offering up a flurry of shooting stars across ...

Looking Up: Enjoy the meteor shower this week
NEagle
Canal stories for children at museum, Aug. 11 ... Alvirda (Gresham) Broker ... Bruce Thomas Donald ... Looking Up: Enjoy the meteor shower this week ...

Best view of annual meteor shower on August 12Cyprus Mail
THE FAKAS Institute in Nicosia is sending out an open invitation to those who want to watch the annual Perseid meteor shower on August 12 from 9pm to ...

Let's Talk About: Colorful sky show
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
The Perseid meteor shower comes every year, beginning in late July and stretching into August. Stargazers outdoors at the right time can see colorful fireballs, ...

Meteor shower Sunday a sight worth waking up for
White Mountain Independent
11 will be the best time to see a meteor shower as the earth passes through the ... the comet's entire orbit resulting in Perseid meteor showers that can be seen ...

Meteor shower from Aug. 10
Daily Mirror
Sri Lankans would be able to watch the elegant Perseid meteor shower from ... One is the Delta Aquarid shower and the other is the famous Perseid meteor ...

Perseids of interest: Pro tips for shooting this weekend's meteor ...
89.3 KPCC
Nathan Trail took this photo of the Perseid meteor shower over Maryland on August 12th using KPCC's tips. Try your camera out on the showers and send them ...

It's That Time Again: The Perseid Meteor Shower Returns!
DCist.com
It's no Super Moon, but this weekend if you look up into the night's sky, you'll be able to see something pretty cool: The return of the Perseid meteor shower!

Get ready for one of the year's best meteor showers
Globalnews.ca
A meteor as it streaks above the Starfest star party in Ayton, Ont. Andreas Gada ... TORONTO – One of the best meteor showers of the year is set to peak over the ...

Reno stargazing: With Perseid meteor shower expected Friday ...
Reno Gazette Journal
Astronomers observe the night sky for the Perseid meteor shower at an observatory near the village of Avren east of the Bulgarian capital Sofia in this file photo.

'Perseid' meteor shower from August 10nation.lk 
- The Nation Newspaper
Sri Lankans would be able to see the famous 'Perseid' meteor shower from August 10-13, according to the Ministry of Technology, Research and Atomic Energy.

Perseid meteor shower to light up the Lankan sky
News360.lk
Posted by author 2 hours, 9 minutes ago on Aug 8th, 2013 4:56 PM and filed under Featured, Science & Technology. You can follow any responses to this entry ...

Perseids, other notable astronomical events
Emporia Gazette
In addition, the Perseid meteor shower is currently in progress. The day of peak rate will occur in the early morning hours of August 12. For best results, drive out ...

Community eventsAbbotsford Times
10, take a peek at the stars and Perseid meteor shower at Aldergrove Lake Park, Lefeuvre Road, Abbotsford, from 8 - 10 p.m. Fee $2, all ages. Telescopes ...

Answer Man: More readers report meteor over Rochester
Post-Bulletin
Answer Man: More readers report meteor over Rochester. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size.
Chicago Daily Herald
As long as the clouds aren't too thick, the meteor shower will be visible from Saturday ... Themeteor shower happens every year at this time as the Earth rotates ...

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