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20 October 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 20OCT2013

UFO 'Fireball' Filmed Slowly Falling From Sky In Akureyri Iceland ...Huffington Post UK
A mysterious bright light has been filmed slowly descending from the sky in Akureyi, Iceland. The UFO appears to land in the middle of a residential area but ... NOT a Meteor!

Bright moon dings Monday's Orionid meteor shower | Astro Bob
The Orionids are a reliable if minor meteor shower that returns every year in late October. Despite moonlight, keep watch for the occasional bright Orionid ...
astrobob.areavoices.com/.../bright-moon-dings-mondays-orio...

Orionid Meteor Shower Peaking Now: See Shards of Halley's Comet ...
The Orionids are back, and if the moon doesn't obscure the view, sky watchers might catch a glimpse of the cosmic hail at its peak on Sunday (Oct. 20).
www.space.com/23267-orionid-meteor-shower-peaking-now....

Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight... - WDRB Weather Blog
Get ready for a show as cosmic litter from Halley's Comet is set to peak near dawn on Monday. The Orionid meteor shower can best be described as a lesser ...
fox41blogs.typepad.com/.../orionid-meteor-shower-peaks-toni...

Orionids Meteor Shower: A Complete GuidePatch.com
The Orionids meteor shower peaks on Monday, but will we be able to see it? ... If you're looking forward to the Orionids meteor shower this October, here's what ...

Russian meteor, Itokawa share characteristics -NHK WORLD English-
Japanese scientists have found similarities between a meteor that crashed in Russia this year and asteroid samples brought back by a Japanese probe.
www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/news/20131019_10.html

Huge Asteroid to Buzz By in 2032, Won't Smash Us : Discovery Newsnews.discovery.com/space/large-asteroid-to-buzz-earth-in...
A recently discovered 1,300-foot-wide (400 meters) asteroid that passed near Earth last month could pay Earth a close visit in 2032.

Orionid Meteor Shower, Leftovers from Halley's Comet, Set to ...article.wn.com/.../Orionid_Meteor_Shower...Comet_Set_to_Pe_0
Cosmic litter from Halley's Comet is set to pepper the night sky in a meteor shower before dawn this weekend and early next week. The Orionid ...

Massive Asteroid Could Hit Earth In 2032, Say Ukrainian ...www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/10/18/asteroid-2013-tv135...
Astronomers in Ukraine say a deadly asteroid is likely to collide with the Earth in 2032. According to a Russian news service, researchers at ...

Huge half-ton chunk of Russian meteorite lifted from ...
The largest-discovered fragment of a Russian meteorite, weighing around 570 kilograms, has ...
rt.com

Weekend Stargazing: What to Know and Where to Catch the ...
Latinos Post
... the Hunter's Moon, a lunar eclipse and the Orionid Peaks meteor shower.... 20 and on into early Monday morning, the Orionid meteor shower will peak. With a ...

Orionid Meteor Shower Scheduled for Predawn Hours of October ...
Remnant particles from Halley's Comet are set to showcase a meteor shower display before dawn this weekend and on through to early next week. The Orionid ...
www.examiner.com/.../orionid-meteor-shower-scheduled-for-...

BBC News - Moment meteor exploded over ...
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A large fragment of a meteor that exploded over a Russian city in February has been recovered ...
bbc.co.uk

W.Va. businessman and meteorite hunter sells his finds
The Charleston Gazette - 5 hours
GLEN DALE, W.Va.-- After putting his skills as a certified public accountant to work as controller for a pair of Northern Panhandle companies ...

Cañon City Meteorite - 40th Anniversary HomecomingCanon City Daily Record - 20 hours
What happens when a three-pound rock crashes into a garage roof at 900'/second? Where did it come from? And how much excitement can one cat ...

There's only a 1 in 48,000 chance the Earth could be destroyed in 2032The Milpitas Post - 18 hours
A meteorite contrail from February 2013 is seen over the Ural Mountains of Russia. (Yekaterina Pustynnikova/Chelyabinsk.ru/AP)

Mars Rover Curiosity Proves Some Earth Meteorites are MartianSPACE.com - 8 hours
Some pieces of rock that fell to Earth from space are indeed from Mars, new measurements reveal.

Big asteroid zips by Earth
CNN - 20 hours
One of the most dangerous asteroids on record zipped close by Earth last month. Early reports said that there's a chance it could strike our ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 19OCT2013
Orionid Meteor Shower Set to Peak This Weekend : Discovery News Cosmic litter from Halley's Comet is set to pepper the night sky in a meteor shower before ...
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../the-latest-worldwide-m...

Meteor Activity Outlook for October 19-25, 2013 | American Meteor ...
This weekend the full moon will be in the sky all night long and will spoil any chance of viewing goodmeteor activity. Toward the end of this period the moon will ...
www.amsmeteors.org/.../meteor-activity-outlook-for-october-...

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