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07 October 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 07OCT2013

Eyeing the sky for danger
60 Minutes - October 4, 2013
Though scientists are keeping an eye on most of the large asteroids and
comets capable of causing global destruction by colliding with Earth,
they have been able to track only one percent of the smaller ones that
are capable of destroying an entire city, Anderson Cooper reports this
Sunday on 60 Minutes. ...  online VIDEO http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50156579n

PSRD: New Martian Meteorite is Similar to Typical Martian Crust
www.psrd.hawaii.edu/Jan13/NWA7034.html
A newly-identified Martian meteorite from Northwest Africa is not like other Martian meteorites, but has a chemical composition similar to ...

LADEE arrives at the moon for lunar science mission
BY STEPHEN CLARK - SPACEFLIGHT NOW -October 6, 2013
NASA's LADEE spacecraft slipped into orbit around the moon Sunday, beginning
a feverish four-month campaign to demonstrate a next-generation laser
communications system and answer long-standing questions about the nature
and origin of the tenuous lunar atmosphere. ...

Meteor Activity Outlook for October 5-11, 2013 | American Meteor ...
The estimated total hourly meteor rates for evening observers this week is near 4 for observers located in the northern hemisphere and 3 for those viewing south ...
Inquirer.net
On October 17-25, the Orionids meteor shower will be active, producing up to 15 meteors per hour that may be observed under favorable sky conditions, Pagasa ...

Unusual Early Evening Meteor Shower Monday and Tuesday ...
It sounds like something from Game of Thrones, the Draconid meteor showers coming Monday and Tuesday evenings. Here are some details from ...

Everything you need to know: Draconid meteor shower «
By Bruce McClure and Deborah Byrd in. Tonight | Astronomy Essentials on Oct 06, 2013. http://earthsky.org. October's Draconid meteor shower – sometimes ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brezinaite
Brezinaite, discovered in 1969, is a rare mineral composed of chromium and sulfur. It is found in meteorites, such as the Irwin-Ainsa ...

Meteor Detections | AstroScan Observatory
The latest meteors / shoot stars detected by the MeteorCam over Arkansas. The most recent Fireballs and bright shooting stars spotted over Arkanas.

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 06OCT2013
www.planetary.org/.../space.../20131004_Chelyabinsk7.html · Daytime meteor streaks across Valley sky in 1963 - Almanac Oct. 5 ...The Express Times ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunguska_event
Asteroid or comet In 1930, the ... F.J.W. Whipple suggested that the Tunguska body was a small comet. A cometary meteorite, ... grazing ...
Meteor Shower: Draconids Earth passage through densest region in the stream: 08-10-2013 at 19 hour, Israel local time (UTC+2). Sun Rise: 05:39 , Set: 17:14
www.astrowatch.net/2013/10/chelyabinsk-meteoriteas-as...
The explosion of the Chelyabinsk meteorite in the Earth’s atmosphere could be compared with an A-bomb blast, Mikhail Marov, a members of the ...

Meteorite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteorite
A meteorite originates in outer space as a solid piece of debris from such sources as asteroids or comets that survives its impact with the ...

Draconid Meteor Shower Peaks Monday Night — October 7 2013
PlanetSave.com
The Draconids meteor shower is only a couple days off now — on Monday October 7, 2013, the sometimes prolific, but very unpredictable, meteor shower will be ...

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