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12 December 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 12DEC2013

Meteorite hunter, NASA scientists scour Tucson for fragments
KVOA Tucson News
TUCSON - Meteor hunters and assorted scientists are scouring Tucson looking for fragments of a meteor that crashed into the atmosphere Tuesday night.

Possible meteor spotted in Arizona - CNN.com Video
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Several people in Arizona think the loud boom and the flashing light they saw might have been ...
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Loud boom heard, lights seen across AZ. The BIG meteor shower ...
KGUN 9 has received tons of calls and over 600 comments on our Facebook page from people across Tucson and Arizona. We even had a person in Flagstaff ...
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Meteor lights up Arizona sky Tuesday, December 10, 2013
A meteor sighting over the Arizona skies caused quite a stir Tuesday night. From Las Vegas to Tucson, Twitter users reported a bright object streak across the ...
www.abc15.com/.../Meteor-lights-up-Arizona-sky-Tuesday-D...

Possible meteor spotted in Arizona - CNN.com Video
Several people in Arizona think the loud boom and the flashing light they saw might have been ameteor.
www.cnn.com/video/.../possible-arizona-meteor.ktvk.html

Dazzling Arizona Fireball Sparks Weekend Meteor ... - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo News: The Geminid meteor shower — one of the most spectacular meteordisplays of the year — may hit its peak this weekend, but some ...
news.yahoo.com/dazzling-arizona-fireball-sparks-weekend-me...

Possible meteor spotted in Valley skies | azfamily.com Phoenix
A flash of light in the sky Tuesday night had lots of folks talking, and wondering what it was.
www.azfamily.com/.../Meteor-spotted-in-sky-Tuesday-night-2...

Explosion Over Arizona - Big Meteor Shower Begins! | WeatherBug ...
The annual Geminid meteor shower officially starts Thursday, December 12th and is expected to inundate the skies with 100 to 120 meteors an hour at its peak ...
knowbefore.weatherbug.com/.../explosion-arizona-big-meteor...

Meteor over Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport in ...
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Dashcam Video of a meteor streaking over Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport from the NNE to the ...
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Tucson is epicenter of meteorite strike, rock hunt
Arizona Daily Star - 2 hours
Tucson is the epicenter of a meteorite hunt after a shower of space rocks landed north of the city Tuesday night.The event began at 7:11 p.m. ...

Meteorite breaks up over southern Arizona
KTAR 92.3 Phoenix - 34 minutes
Meteor hunters and scientists are scouring the Tucson area looking for fragments of a meteor.

Tucson is epicenter of meteorite strike
Arizona Daily Star - 7 hours
Tucson is the epicenter of a meteorite hunt and scientists want Tucsonans to help them look for the space rocks.At 7:11 Tuesday night a large ...

Chelyabinsk Meteor: Dust Grains Reveal How It Played Bumper Car before Hitting Earth
Scientific American - 23 hours 
Mother Nature Network
[Photos: Russian Meteor Explosion of Feb. 15, 2013]. Over the next 10 million years, these tiny pieces, along with generous helpings of dust, coalesced into an ...

RT tops YouTube 2013 trending news videos
rt.com- December 11, 2013
RT's footage of the Chelyabinsk meteorite has been recognized by YouTube, as the website looks back on what's been trending in 2013. The video received 38.5 million views - thanks to viewers like you, who helped make and share the footage

Fireball lights up the Arizona sky
KTAR.com
PHOENIX -- Meteor sightings were reported across the Valley and the entire state of Arizona Tuesday evening. A bright, green light flew across the Las Vegas, ...

geminids meteor shower is this weekend - KLYQ
The Geminids meteor shower is best viewed Thursday night and Friday night - into the morning hours.
klyq.com/geminids-meteor-shower-is-upon-us/

NASA Calling This Week's Meteor Shower "The 900-lb Gorilla Of ...
The spectacular Geminid meteor shower is approaching quickly. It is such a big meteor shower that NASA calls "the Geminids the 900-lb gorilla of meteor ...
fox41blogs.typepad.com/.../nasa-calling-this-weeks-meteor-sh...


Bundle up! Geminid meteor shower peaks this Friday night | Astro Bob
The annual Geminid meteor shower will peak Friday night – Saturday morning Dec. 13-14. Geminids can appear anywhere in the sky but if trace their trails ...
astrobob.areavoices.com/.../bundle-up-geminid-meteor-showe...

Meteor over Tucson called preview of spectacular cosmic light show ...
TUCSON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A loud boom and a bright streak in the sky over Tucson, Ariz., Tuesday evening may have been a preview of the year's largest meteor ...
www.upi.com/Science.../UPI-73821386796263/?spt...

18 kg meteorite found in Antarctica - YouTube
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18 kg meteorite found in Antarctica18 kg meteorite found in Antarctica.
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Meteor Explodes over Arizona - Spectacular Meteor Shower Begins ...
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The largest meteor shower of the year seemed to be giving them a sneak preview. A meteorfrom the Geminid meteor shower, which is expected to peak this ...
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Meteor shower! If you're lucky enough to... - Sky & Telescope ...
Meteor shower! If you're lucky enough to have clear skies tonight, look toward Cassiopeia.
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Arizona Meteor Stuns Residents With Loud Boom, Streaking Light
A meteor shower over Arizona stunned residents Tuesday night as they heard a loud boom accompanied by a bright light streaking across the horizon.
www.newsmax.com/TheWire/meteor-arizona.../id/541400

Arizona meteor explosion lights up night sky [VIDEO] - UPI.com
An meteor streaking across the Arizona sky dazzled locals on Tuesday.
www.upi.com/blog/2013/12/11/...up.../9171386805416/

Bright Blue Meteor Falls Near Tuscon, Explodes, Shakes Windows ...
Bright Blue Meteor Falls Near Tuscon, Explodes, Shakes Windows And Smells?
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Meteor zips over Arizona with a loud bang - Topix
Meteor zips over Arizona with a loud bang. 1 min ago | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh. Once you're logged in, at the top of each article ...
www.topix.com/.../meteor-zips-over-arizona-with-a-loud-bang

Meteor rattles houses, brightens sky over Tucson
Space Daily
A loud boom and a bright streak in the sky over Tucson, Ariz., Tuesday evening may have been a preview of the year's largest meteor shower, astronomers said.

Meteor Showers Light Up Arizona Sky This Week
Headlines & Global News
The display was part of the annual Geminid meteor shower which was set to start on Thursday with about 120 meteors expected per hour when themeteor ...

Meteor explodes over Arizona
Daily Mail
The sighting comes a few days out from the annual Geminid meteor, which officially starts Thursday. It carries a maximum of 100 to 120 meteors per hour at its ...

Dazzling Arizona Fireball Sparks Weekend Meteor Shower Interest
Space.com
The Geminid meteor shower — one of the most spectacular meteordisplays of the year — may hit its peak this weekend, but some stargazers in Arizona got a ...

Arizona meteor explosion lights up night sky [VIDEO]
UPI.com (blog)
Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Ahead of the Geminid meteor shower expected this weekend, Arizona residents were treated to a preview of sorts when a bright ball of light ...

Meteor explosion over Arizona part of disturbing new trend
Examiner.com
Reports of a meteor explosion over Tuscon, Arizona yesterday evening are part of a disturbing new trend. This year has seen a dramatic increase in the number ...

Tucson is epicenter of meteorite strike, rock hunt
Arizona Daily Star
However, the fireball wasn't a meteor, per se. “Meteor is a phase and not an actual thing. It's a transient, luminescent event,” said Eric Christensen, a University ...

Meteorite hunter, NASA scientists scour Tucson for fragments ...
TUCSON - Meteor hunters and assorted scientists are scouring Tucson looking for fragments of a meteor that crashed into the atmosphere Tuesday night.
www.kvoa.com/.../meteorite-hunter-nasa-scientists-scour-tucso...

News anchor scoffs at explanation of lights as ...
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People from numerous city's around the Denver area reported seeing a multicolored fireball ...
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1 comment:

phoobah said...

Here is another dashcam video: http://youtu.be/eZlFYD0xXP8