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13 December 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 13DEC2013

Reliably Prolific Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks On December 13 ...
Examiner.com
Folks have already excitedly reported seeing at least 50 shooting stars per hour with this year's Geminid meteor shower, and it isn't even peak time yet! The peak ...

The "Magic Hour" for Geminid Meteors
Space Fellowship
“It's going to be cold,” says Bill Cooke of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office. “But that is the best time to see the 2013 Geminid meteor shower.” ...

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: Greece TWO Fireballs in ...
Greece TWO Fireballs in 24 Hours 11/12DEC2013 Please file your meteor sighting-. http://lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.jp/2000/11/meteor-fireball-report-form.
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../greece-two-fireballs-in-...

Geminid meteor shower December 13-14, 2013: Peak time, best ...
ChristianToday
The annual Geminid meteor shower will begin in the early morning hours of Dec. 12 and will continue on to Dec. 16. The meteors will be peaking on the night of ...

Meteor explodes over Arizona — big shower begins - WND
(CNN) A resounding boom over Tucson, Arizona, roused residents from their dinner tables Tuesday and had them pointing up to the sky. With the largest meteor ...
mobile.wnd.com/.../meteor-explodes-over-arizona-big-shower...

Meteor Arizona: Loud Boom, Streaking Light in Sky Stuns Residents
WebProNews
A meteor explosion shocked some Arizona residents on Tuesday night, Dec 10th, when a loud sonic boom and bright lights streaked across the sky.

Vatican astronomer from metro Detroit will track meteor showers ...
Detroit Free Press
Astronomers say the Geminid meteor showers can be the most vivid of meteor showers, with as many as 100 to 120 bright, blazing balls visible from any point on ...

Chelyabinsk Meteor: The Animated Movie - National Geographic | e ...
A 3-D animated movie of the Russian meteor strike is helping researchers study how much energy it released into the atmosphere.
esciencenews.com/.../chelyabinsk.meteor.the.animated.movie


HUGE Meteor seen several states and two countries - MYSTERY ...
Dec 10th 2013. Large Meteor shakes homes and makes a loud boom. Residents from neighboring States calling to find out that happened. This was reportedly ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCz0-HD6RGM&feature...

Geminids: Last Meteor Shower of 2013 Peaks This Weekend - One ...
Geminids: Last Meteor Shower of 2013 Peaks This Weekend • Patch Peachtree Corners, GA -- Geminid meteors are among the brightest of any of the annual ...
www.onenewspage.us/.../Geminids-Last-Meteor-Shower-of-20...

Arizona meteor: Video captures brilliant display ...
Arizona meteor: A huge meteor streaked across the night sky in Arizona, creating sonic booms ...
csmonitor.com

Meteor explodes over Arizona; big meteor shower begins
CNN
With the largest meteor shower of the year around the corner, the heavens seemed to be giving them a sneak preview. A whopper of a fireball roared over their ...

Arizona meteor totally unrelated to tonight's eye-popping Geminids
Christian Science Monitor
Two things are true: (1) A "fireball" meteor lit up Arizona skies Tuesday night. (2) The most dramatic meteor shower of the year is expected to peak tomorrow ...

Geminid meteor shower best viewing may be tonight
CBC.ca
The annual Geminid meteor shower — the most intense of the year — will peak Friday night. The best viewing may be early Saturday, once the moon sets, the ...

For best view of weekend meteor shower, stay up late, get up early
Los Angeles Times
Skywatchers who brave the cold this weekend will be rewarded with the best views of the Geminid meteor shower. The annual Geminids, named for the stellar ...

National Space Centre - Geminids meteor shower peaks
alse colour image of the Geminids meteor shower. Image credit: (NASA/MSFC Each December, the Geminids meteor shower can provide a striking display as ...
www.spacecentre.co.uk/.../364-geminids-meteor-shower-peaks

2013 Geminid Meteor Shower: Top 6 Things You Should Know ...
As the 2013 Geminid Meteor Shower is set to peak on Dec 13 to 14, a thrilling and festive sky show is expected to happen with the meteor shower intensifying ...
au.ibtimes.com/articles/.../2013-geminid-meteor-shower.htm

Meteor breaks up above Marana, researchers look for remnants ...
Around 7:11 p.m. Dec.10, a large meteor entered the earth's atmosphere northeast of Phoenix and broke up over Marana according to a researcher from ...
explorernews.com/.../article_5d6afdfa-62c5-11e3-adf5-001a4...

Meteor Arizona 2013: Meteor Breaks Up Over Arizona
TUCSON, Ariz.—Meteor hunters and scientists are scouring the Tucson area looking for fragments of a meteor. The large meteor reportedly entered the earth's ...
www.theepochtimes.com/.../394640-meteor-arizona-2013-met...

Meteorite Explodes Above Arizona Ahead of Geminids 2013 [VIDEOS]
International Business Times UK - 8 hours
Huge fireball lights up night sky above Arizona.

Meteorite hunters looking for help from the public
KVOA Tucson - 22 hours
TUCSON - Meteorite hunters continue to search for fireball fragments on Tucson's northwest side.

Has Earth Splattered Life All Over the Solar System?
Mashable - 15 hours
Lithopanspermia: put that word in your “cool new space words” dictionary. But what does it mean? It means spreading life, preserved within ...

Chelyabinsk Meteor: The Animated Movie
National Geographic
Now, scientists have created the first computer-simulated animation of the most well-recorded meteor impact in human history—thanks to cell phones and the ...

Geminids 2013: Key Facts About the Best Meteor Shower of the Year
International Business Times UK
The Geminid meteor shower has been visible to astronomers for the last week, but is due to peak on the night of 13/14 December, when meteors will be visible ...

Where to Watch the Friday the 13th Geminid Meteor Shower | Big ...
Thick clouds, rain, a bright Gibbous Moon and chilly temperatures will make for difficult stargazing. Fortunately the Slooh space camera's broadcast team will be ...
bigthink.com/.../where-to-watch-the-friday-the-13th-geminid-...

Meteor rattles houses, brightens sky over TucsonUPI.com
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 ...

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

Arizona meteorite not part of Geminid meteor shower 2013
NVO News/Denver Post- December 12, 2013
Now NASA has said that Arizona meteorite was not part of Geminid meteor
shower 2013. Its peak time in USA will be Friday morning. But reports
suggest that very bright moon may impede the sighting of these falling
"stars" in the days to come. Meteor showers are best watched under rather
dark nights when moon is either not out or when it is not very bright.

Workshop on Using Radar Imagery for Meteorite Fall Detection and Recovery
Conveners: Marc Fries and Mike Zolensky (NASA Johnson Space Center)
September 7, 2014 in Casablanca, Morocco (just prior to the 77th
Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society Meeting in Casablanca)
Weather radar imagery is a proven new means of locating fresh meteorite ...

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