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30 October 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 30OCT2013

Unique Images of Chelyabinsk Meteor Captured by CSU Researchers
Science World Report
Team of researchers captured images of the trail left by the meteor which crashed in Chelyabinsk, Russia on Feb. 15 earlier this year. (Photo : CIRA/Colorado ...

First Closeup Images of an Asteroid - Gaspra in 1991
by Ron Baalke 
22 years ago today, October 29, 1991, the Galileo spacecraft flew by asteroid Gaspra, and took the first ever closeup images of an asteroid:
Herald Sun
Meteor shower in Russia. The astronaut pointed out that most in the space sciences only found out about the Chelyabinsk meteor which detonated with the force ...

NWA 869 classification and description
Many here will be interested that I just released a revised
classification and description of NWA 869 in the MetBull Database.
http://www.lpi.usra.edu/meteor/index.php?code=31890
Jeff Grossman

UN to establish asteroid defence plan
ABC Online
In February this year a meteor exploded above Russia injuring 1,000 people. No one knew it was coming. Now the United Nations has decided to establish an ...

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: Nova Scotia, Canada ...
Nova Scotia, Canada Meteor 20:55 Atlantic Time 27OCT2013 If you witnessed a meteor event PLEASE file a meteor sighting report to help us confirm and ...
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../nova-scotia-canada-me...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 29OCT2013
NASA, Comet ISON Meteor Shower to hit Earth starting end of 2013 . ... WEST LAFAYETTE — For the threat of meteor strikes large or small, early detection is .
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../the-latest-worldwide-m...

Deadly Asteroids 'Must Be Found Before They Find Us ...www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/10/28/deadly-asteroids...
Meteorite = Meteor that strikes the ... April 2010 Meteor Fireball over Northern ... While Nasa's policy is currently that the best defence ...

Paleontologist Presents Origin of Life TheorySankar Chatterjee presents what he calls the "Holy Grail of science" to
Geological Society of America.
Written by John Davis - Texas Tech Today -October 29, 2013
It has baffled humans for millennia: how did life begin on planet Earth?
Now, new research from a Texas Tech University paleontologist suggests
it may have rained from the skies and started in the bowels of hell. ...

Russian Meteor's Two Scary Lessons : Discovery News
The Chelyabinsk meteor blast provided scientists with a trove of rare data. What they learned might make you duck and cover. Continue reading →
news.discovery.com/.../russian-meteors-two-scary-lessons-131...

UN Mounts Asteroid Defense Plan Following Chelyabinsk Meteor ...
Philip Ross writes "Astronomers have warned that our planet is long overdue for a defense plan against catastrophic asteroid collisions. When it comes to ...
science.slashdot.org/.../un-mounts-asteroid-defense-plan-follo...

NOAA Environmental Visualization Laboratory - Meteorite Slams ...www.nnvl.noaa.gov/MediaDetail2.php?MediaID=1290&Media...
This animated GIF image shows the meteor that entered the atmosphere above Chelyabinsk, Russia this morning, February 15, 2013 around 9:20 am ...

Super Meteor STORM Coming Soon! Comet 209P/LINEAR [Video]
That's right! May 24th 2014, less than 7 months away, we are in for the greatest Meteor Shower / Storm thanks to long period comet 209P/LINEAR! It could rain ...
www.disclose.tv/.../Super_Meteor_STORM_coming_soon_Co...

Meteor - Spaceweather.com Realtime Image Gallery
Meteor Taken by Rocky Raybell on October 29, 2013 @ Keller, Washington ... Meteor from Keller, Washington on Oct 29th at 0139 hrs PDT. ISO 3200 @ 16 ...
spaceweathergallery.com/indiv_upload.php?upload_id...

Halloween Fun With Meteor Cameras | NASA
Halloween is on the horizon, and astronomers at the Marshall Center have collected their favorite eerie images from various meteor cameras.
www.nasa.gov/topics/.../halloween-meteor-cameras.html

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