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19 December 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 19DEC2013

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: Japan Fireball Meteor ...
File a Meteor/Fireball Sighting Report "click here" Thank you! ... Japan Fireball Meteor17DEC2013 - 2013年12月17日21時45分35秒の火球.
lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com/.../japan-fireball-meteor-1...

Alabama: Fireball or Meteor Spotted Over Birmingham, Springville ...
“Just saw a huge meteor fall in northern sky,” added Ron Dewberry. “Amazing fireball falling. Think the biggest and brightest I've ever seen. Seen from ...
www.theepochtimes.com/.../404626-alabama-fireball-or-mete...

What you saw across the Alabama sky tonight was 'definitely a ...
"Definitely a fireball; time was Dec 18 at 02:20:40 UTC or Dec 17 at 8:20:40 PM CST. It started out 52 miles above I-24 just south of Manchester, ...
blog.al.com/wire/.../what_you_saw_across_the_alabam.html

NASA cameras record fireball over Tennessee
WAAY
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) - NASA says a bright object seen in the skies over southern middle Tennessee Tuesday night was most likely an asteroid ...

Fireball Burns Bright As The Moon Over Tennessee | Video
Malaysia Sun
A piece of an asteroid likely from the asteroid belt burned up over Tennessee December 17th. The object was around 20 inches across and weighing ...

Dutch Rock Is Long-Lost Meteorite
LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News - 8 hours
A hunk of rock found in a private collection is a rare meteorite, researchers have announced. The brown-black rock, which is small enough to ...

Long-lost Dutch 'rock' is actually a very rare meteorite
NBC NEWS - 2 hours
A hunk of rock found in a private collection is a rare meteorite, researchers have announced.The brown-black rock, which is small enough to ...

Evidence Of Life Found Inside Meteorite's Remains
The Huffington Post UK - 13 hours
Scientists have discovered evidence of life inside the remains of an ancient meteorite. But don't worry, those of you who fear the inevitable ...

Organic Material Found Trapped in Ancient Meteorite-Formed Glass
SPACE.com via Yahoo! News - 11 hours
Scientists have found organics from Earth's swamp trapped inside of glass created by a meteor impact almost a million years ago. The tiny ...

Organic Matter Found in Ancient Meteorite Glass
Discovery News - 7 hours
Scientists have found organics from Earth's swamp trapped inside of glass created by a meteor impact almost a million years ago.

Unusual meteor explodes over Southwest | Fox ...
1 min
A meteor exploded over Arizona, and more spectacular light displays are expected to come.
video.foxnews.com

Moon's Newest Crater Revealed in Crash-Site Photo
Space.com
Earlier this year, scientists said the space rock that gouged the new hole in the moon may have been related to a meteor shower over Earth at the ...

Meteor Spotted in Middle Tennessee Skies
WZTV
NASA says the meteor traveled at 76,000 mph and disintegrated seconds into hitting the Earth's atmosphere somewhere above Woodstock, Alabama.

What happens to ISON's remains?
by Karl Battams - NASA Comet ISON Observing Campaign- December 18, 2013
Apologies for going quiet on this site - it takes a while to recover from
events like this! I have actually started several blog posts and then
never gotten chance to finish them. That will happen eventually, and I'll
post new content on here from time to time, but right now I just want
to address this one issue that I'm still getting an email bombardment
about: what happens now to comet ISON's remains? ...

Why Halley's Comet May Be Linked to Famine 1,500 Years Ago
By Mike Wall- space.com- December 18, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO - The ancients had ample reason to view comets as harbingers
of doom, it would appear.
A piece of the famous Halley's comet likely slammed into Earth in A.D.
536, blasting so much dust into the atmosphere that the planet cooled
considerably, a new study suggests. This dramatic climate shift is linked
to drought and famine around the world, which may have made humanity more
susceptible to "Justinian's plague" in A.D. 541-542 - the first recorded
emergence of the Black Death in Europe. ...

AGU Fall meeting: The Chelyabinsk, Russia, meteor | Watts Up With ...
The Russian Chelyabinsk Meteor was the largest since the 1908 Tunguska event. The airburst from the meteor on February 15, 2013, injured more ...
wattsupwiththat.com/.../agu-fall-meeting-the-chelyabinsk-russi...

Possible Meteor Spotted in Middle Tennessee Skies - WZTV FOX 17 ...
Stream Fox 17 newscasts LIVE starting with TN Mornings at 5 am and News at 9 pm.MANCHESTER, Tenn. --
fox17.com/.../possible-meteor-spotted-middle-tennessee-skies-...

Ursid meteor shower active around winter solstice | Astronomy ...
The annual Ursid meteor shower always peaks near the time of the December solstice, so, in 2013, look for some possible activity over the next ...
earthsky.org/.../ursid-meteor-shower-active-around-winter-sols...

Teide meteor shower earns NASA accolade - Daily News - Tenerife ...
Tenerife - Daily News - Teide meteor shower earns NASA accolade - - A stunning picture of ameteor shower taken up Mt Teide has been chosen by ...
www.islandconnections.eu/1000003/.../daily-news-article.html

Pic of the day: Stunning Canary meteor shower - The Local
The annual Geminids meteor shower created a spectacular display in Spain's Canary Islands on Sunday and astrophotographer Juan Carlos Casado ...
www.thelocal.es/.../pic-of-the-day-amazing-canary-meteor-sho...

Tuesday Night's Fireball – Updated Information from NASA's Dr. Bill ...
Jennifer Watson
Tuesday night, at 8:20 pm central time, a bright fireball tracked over middle Tennessee. The American Meteor Society received over 50 reports of the ...

Ursid Meteor Shower | Slooh
Since 2003 Slooh has connected ground-based telescopes to the Internet for access by the broader public. Slooh members have taken over 2.4m ...
events.slooh.com/stadium/ursid-meteor-shower

Missing student leaving to observe meteor shower alone found ...
A MALE student from Yantai University in east China's Shandong Province was found dead after going missing for over three months after telling his ...
www.shanghaidaily.com/national/Missing.../shdaily.shtml

Meteor Spotted in Middle Tennessee Skies - WZTV ...
Stream Fox 17 newscasts LIVE starting with TN Mornings at 5 am and News at 9 pm ...
fox17.com

Meteor Slams Moon, Creates 59-Foot-Wide Crater ...
A 1.3 foot wide space rock, traveling at 56000 MPH, collided with the lunar surface on March ...
livescience.com

Huge Fireball over Alabama - Birmingham, Gadsden, Mores ...
ch veeloo
A huge fireball was seen over parts of Alabama on Tuesday, including Birmingham, Gadsden, Mores,Springville, Cullman, and Demopolis, Trussvile, ...
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