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08 November 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 08NOV2013


NASA's Hubble Sees Asteroid Spouting Six Comet-Like Tails
Astronomers viewing our solar system's asteroid belt with NASA's Hubble Space
Telescope have seen for the first time an asteroid with six comet-like tails
of dust radiating from it like spokes on a wheel. ...

NASA and International Researchers Obtain Crucial Data from Meteoroid Impact
A team of NASA and international scientists for the first time have gathered
a detailed understanding of the effects on Earth from a small asteroid
impact. ...

Rare New Microbe Found in Two Distant Clean Rooms
Jet Propulsion Laboratory- November 06, 2013
A rare, recently discovered microbe that survives on very little to eat
has been found in two places on Earth: spacecraft clean rooms in Florida
and South America. ...

Surprising Recent Discoveries of Three Large Near-Earth Objects
Don Yeomans and Paul Chodas- NASA/JPL Near-Earth Object Program Office
November 5, 2013
Two surprisingly large Near-Earth Asteroids have been discovered in just
the last week or so, as well as a third moderately large asteroid which
surprisingly ...

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: MBIQ Detects CA AZ NV ...
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/2013/11/mbiq-detects...
Fireballs, Meteors, Bolides, Meteorites, Comets, Asteroid Impact,Meteorite Quest, Recent Meteorite Falls & Related News. Make a meteor ...

MBIQ Detects CA AZ NV UT Meteor 06NOV2013 - Blogger
"click on image to enlarge" CA AZ NV UT Meteor 18:15 Pacific 06NOV2013 v.2 c2013 LunarMeteoriteHunter / Google Earth ...
mbiq.blogspot.com/.../mbiq-detects-ca-meteor-06nov2013.ht...

American Meteor Society - Member Area - AMS Event
AMS received 122 reports about a fireball seen over AZ, CA, NV and UT on November 7th 2013 around 03:51 (UTC)
www.amsmeteors.org/fireball_event/2013/2765

Possible Taurid Fireball Dazzles Southern California
Space.com
Eyewitnesses quoted by regional NBC stations said they saw a "trail of debris" consistent with ameteor, while others mistook the fireball for a huge firework.

Fireball — maybe a South Taurid meteor — spotted across western US
What appeared to be a large fireball streaking over Southern California Wednesday night was seen as far away as Utah and Nevada.
www.latimes.com/.../la-me-ln-fireball-south-taurid-meteors-20...

Meteorite falls in Los Angeles 11-6- 2013 - YouTube
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Amazing UFO attacked the meteorite to defend ourselves, Russia, Feb 15, 2013 ... Meteorite ...
youtube.com

Bright Meteor in SoCal Was Likely as Small as a Pebble, Scientists ...
stephaniecasektla
Thousands of people across Southern California saw a bright fireball streak through the sky Wednesday night, yet scientists say the actual meteor was probably ...
KTLA 5

Fireball meteor seen streaking across California sky | Mail Online
Residents from Santa Barbara to San Diego reported seeing the dazzling sight from around 8pm, the National Weather Service said.
www.dailymail.co.uk/.../Fireball-meteor-seen-streaking-Califor...

NASA astronomer studies Siberian meteor explosion
San Francisco Chronicle
When a monster meteor exploded over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk in February with a violence more powerful than the atom bombs of World War II, a Bay ...

Russian Fireball Highlights Meteor Risk
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Scientists studying the meteor that exploded over a Russian city on February 15 say the threat of asteroids smashing into Earth is bigger than previously thought.

Russian Dashboard Cameras Help To Trace Exploding Meteor
KTEP
The largest fragment of the Chelyabinsk meteor punched a hole in the frozen surface of Lake Chebarkul. The 1,200-pound stone was recovered from the lake ... 
French Tribune
It is believed by the researchers that this bright meteor had come from the ongoing South ... The witnesses reported the sighting of this meteorat about 8 pm.

California fireball has witnesses alight with excitement
Christian Science Monitor
A meteor that toured the Southwest's big skies on Monday has witnesses alight with excitement about the fireball's bold show of light and color. Astronomers said ...

Fiery streaks light up California sky - and Twitter
USA TODAY
The Taurids, part of an annual meteor shower linked to disintegration of a comet ... a meteorshower, though very few certifiable pictures or video popped up.

Chelyabinsk meteor explosion a 'wake-up call', scientists warn
Three studies have revealed details of the meteor that exploded above Russian city, Chelyabinsk, in February this year.
phys.org/.../2013-11-chelyabinsk-meteor-explosion-wake-up-...

Meteor Shower Over California Seen in Las Vegas - 8 News NOW
A potential meteor shower over southern California was seen in Las Vegas late Wednesday evening.
www.8newsnow.com/.../possible-meteor-shower-over-californ...

California Meteor Leads To Wild Speculation - The Inquisitr
A California meteor led to wild speculation on Wednesday evening. Residents in southern California flooded 911 call centers with reports about a mysterious.
www.inquisitr.com/.../california-meteor-leads-to-wild-speculati...

Possible Taurid Fireball Dazzles Southern California : Discovery News
A bright meteor has caused a stir in California, likely originating from the Taurid meteor shower that has caused other sightings across the U.S. Continue reading ...
news.discovery.com/.../possible-taurid-fireball-dazzles-souther...

FIREBALL lights up the sky above Southern California as meteor ...
The flash of 'white hot' light is likely to have been from a highly visible meteor shower.
www.mirror.co.uk/.../fireball-lights-up-sky-above-2685385

California Fireball May Have Been Meteor | Watch the video - Yahoo ...
Watch the video California Fireball May Have Been Meteor on Yahoo News . Residents lit up Twitter and other social media sites following unexpected event.
news.yahoo.com/.../california-fireball-may-meteor-17430186...

Meteor Over Western States Caught on Dashcam Video | Watch the ...
Watch the video Meteor Over Western States Caught on Dashcam Video on Yahoo News . A bright light was visible over several Western states taking ...
news.yahoo.com/.../meteor-over-western-states-caught-10035...

Fireball lights up sky; spotted across western US
MyFox Phoenix
Those who saw it described it just like that -- a flashing fireball with a long tail that lit up the sky. They knew it was more than just your nightly shooting star.

Large fireball reported lightening Southern California Skies On ...
Pentagon Post
In the night at around 8 pm on 6 Nov, Southern Californians from Santa Barbara to San Diego have spotted a fireball which was according to the forecasters, ...

Meteor streaks across California sky
NBCNews.com
Visible from San Diego to Los Angeles, the giant fireball signaled the beginning of a period of high meteor activity. NBC's Brian Williams reports. Share This:.

Meteor over Southern California follows warning from scientists
fox5sandiego.com
Perseid-Meteor “Probably billions of years old. It's left over from the formation of the solar system,” said John Young, a planetarium producer at the Reuben H.

Meteor shower lights up night sky across the West
KRTV Great Falls News
Authorities tell CBS2 and KCAL9 that the object appeared to be a meteor. Many calls came into law enforcement agencies from Riverside, La Quinta and ... 
KPBS
Young said it was likely a meteor shower that occurs every three years around ... Pieces of themeteor shower will continue to fall through the night sky until Nov.

Meteor Shower Lights Up Night Sky Across The West « CBS Los ...
Observers, aided by a full moon, will see 10 to 20 large fireballs every hour. The website PlanetSave.com says the 10-to-20 figure is actually fewer than we ...
losangeles.cbslocal.com/.../large-meteor-shower-lights-up-nigh...

Neil deGrasse Tyson On Meteor Threat – New Day - CNN.com Blogs
Two new reports say that a meteor in Russia disintegrated in the sky with over 30 times the force measured in the nuclear bomb blast that destroyed Hiroshima.
newday.blogs.cnn.com/.../neil-degrasse-tyson-on-meteor-threa...

Southern California sky, and Twitter, light up with reported fireball ...
The National Weather Service said the sightings that flowed in about 8 p.m. Wednesday were most likely associated with the South Taurids (TOHR-ids) meteor ...
www.washingtonpost.com/.../15d14ed2-477b-11e3-95a9-3f1...

As meteor risks rise, how can Earth avoid destruction? - PBS Video
New research reveals that space fragments are hitting our planet 10 times more often than previously thought. Will we suffer the same fate as the dinosaurs?
video.pbs.org/video/2365116856/

Russian meteor shows 20000000 space rocks threaten Earth ...
RT
The meteor that shocked Russia in February when it exploded in the skies above Chelyabinsk shows us that the danger from space rocks smashing into Earth is ...

As the risk of meteor strikes rises, how can Earth avoid destruction?
PBS NewsHour
The one that caught everyone's attention struck last February, when a meteor hit near the Russian city of Chelyabinsk. It was only 60 feet wide, but injured more ... 
Herald.ie
A METEOR that exploded over Russia in February was 20 metres in diameter and caused a blast equivalent to 600,000 tons of TNT, according to scientists who ...

Russian Fireball Shows Meteor Risk
Sci-Tech Today
Russian Fireball Shows Meteor Risk May Be Bigger ... four, five or even seven times more likely to hit the planet than scientists believed before the fireball.


Fireball Streaks Across The Night Sky
KWTX
LOS ANGELES (November 7, 2013) Southern California residents from Santa Barbara to San Diego reported seeing a fireball that forecasters said was most ...

Fireball that streaked over California was visible in Arizona too
Arizona Daily Star
Dozens of people reported seeing a fireball flash across Northwest skies at about 6 a.m. Wednesday, moving east to west. Read more ...

Fireball Lights Up Southern California Sky and Prompts Public ...
University Herald
Newsrooms' phones rang off the hook in Southern California and 911 operators had their hands full as well with several people calling in about a sudden flash ...

Fiery streaks light up California sky - and Twitter
USA TODAY
The bright flashes that lit up the California sky — and Twitter — late Wednesday were probably long-lasting meteor streams known as the South Taurids, experts ...

To Understand A Russian Fireball, Physicists Turn To YouTube
NPR
Nine months ago a 12,000-ton meteor exploded over Chelyabinsk, a Russian city with 1.1 million residents. Hundreds of personal videos captured the fireball's ...

Mystery Light May Be Meteor
CBS Local
(LAS VEGAS, KXNT)–Many people in Nevada and in Southern California reported seeing a mysterious light in the sky Wednesday night. The American Meteor ...

NASA: New Chelyabinsk-like meteor strike 7-times as likely as thought
RT (blog)
NASA: New Chelyabinsk-like meteor strike 7-times as likely as thought. Published time: November 07, 2013 19:40. Get short URL. Children look at Chelyabinsk ...

Scientists report details of Russian meteor
People's Daily Online
WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 -- Researchers from Russia, U.S., China and several other countries on Wednesday released details of the asteroid that exploded ...

First study of Russian meteor
SpaceDaily - 22 hours
A slice through a fragment of the meteorite shows numerous veins from a long-ago impact shock that weakened the original object. (Qing-zhu ...

Newly Released Security Cam Video Shows Chelyabinsk Meteorite Impact in Lake Chebarkul
Universe Today - 6 hours
Security camera video showing the impact of the largest piece of the Chelyabinsk meteorite striking Lake Chebarkul during the Feb. 15, 2013 ...

Videos Track Meteor That Exploded Over Russia
NPR - 14 hours
The meteorite that burned up over Russia at the beginning of this year produced the largest explosion in more the a century. With the help of ...

Greater risk of meteors forecast
Ashland City Times - 12 hours
A meteorite contrail trails across the sky over Chelyabinsk, Russia. A surprise meteor hit Earth on Feb. 15 at 42,000 mph and exploded. / ...

Meteor dwarfs atom bomb
The New Zealand Herald - 7 hours
The meteor that exploded over the Siberian city of Chelyabinsk in February released more than 30 times the explosive energy of the Hiroshima ...

Meteorite Hunting is the New Money-Making Trend for Astronomy ...www.examiner.com/article/meteorite-hunting-is-the-new...
Last year, 2012, a gold rush for meteorites began in California after a massive meteor exploded above the town of Lotus. The meteor's ...

Interview of Peter Jenniskens about Chelybinsk meteor (SETI ...article.wn.com/view/2013/11/07/Interview_of_Peter_Jennis...
Badyukov D.D. Material of Chelyabinsk meteorite. March 21, 2013. On March 21, 2013 at 14:00 Sternberg Astronomical Institute (SAI MSU) held ...

Meteors like Cheylabinsk fireball pose greater threat than previously ...
Meteors similar to the one that exploded over Cheylabinsk in Russia earlier this year pose a far greater threat to the Earth than previously thought.
www.telegraph.co.uk/.../Meteors-like-Cheylabinsk-fireball-pos...

Russian fireball yields scientific treasure trove: Researchers obtain ...
A team of NASA and international scientists for the first time have gathered a detailed understanding of the effects on Earth from a small asteroid impact.
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131106164150.htm

Fireball streaks across Southern California sky
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
LOS ANGELES >> Southern Californians from Santa Barbara to San Diego have reported seeing a fireball that forecasters said was most likely a meteor ...

Czech scientists reveal origin of Chelyabinsk meteor
Radio Prague
Scientists from the Czech Astronomical Institute believe they have found the origin of the Chelyabinsk meteor that hit Russia in February. In a paper published in ...

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