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02 September 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 01SEP2013

Shooting-stars boost Alderney's dark sky status bid
BBC News
... of one Perseid a minute, at least two other active fainter showers and two passes of the space station during the height of August's Perseid meteorshower.

Fireball in Russia's Far East puzzles sky-watchers (VIDEO) - RT News
RT
Witnesses in Russia's Far East were astounded to see a spectacular burning object break up in the sky near Vladivostok. Though bloggers hailed it as a “meteor ...RT - Daily news

Vladivostok Fireball Was Rocket, Not Meteor – Scientist
RIA Novosti
VLADIVOSTOK, September 1 (RIA Novosti) – A fireball that lit up the sky over Vladivostok, in Russia's Far East, on Sunday, was actually created by a Russian ...


Look: Video Shows Meteor, Maybe the Brightest Fireball in Years
Patch.com
The fireball camera at Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville captured this video of a "very bright"fireball, or meteor, passing over Georgia. Credit: NASA.

Aurigid meteor shower peaks before dawn September 1 | Alternative
Earthsky.org, 8/31/13, Deborah Byrd. Meteors are also called shooting stars. But meteors in annual showers, like the Aurigids, are bits of debris left behind in the ...beforeitsnews.com/.../aurigid-meteor-shower-peaks-before-da...

Winnipeg teen finds possible meteorite in school ...
An astronomy expert is set to examine an unusual-looking rock — a possiblemeteorite — that a ...
cbc.ca

Aurigid meteor shower peaks before dawn September 1
EarthSky
According to the American Meteor Society (AMS), the Aurigid meteor shower will be worth watching in 2013, particularly on the morning of September 1.

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