04 July 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 04JUL2014 -Delayed Post

Kola Fireball Meteorites Found in Russia
MyScienceAcademy ⋅ admin
Amateur astronomer and physics teacher Asko Aikkila caught this image of the Kola fireball on videotape in Kuusamo, Finland on April 19, 2014. ...

NOCTILUCENT OUTBURST -Meteoritic Dust Causes Clouds to Light!
For the past two nights, observers in many European countries have seen bright electric-blue noctilucent clouds after sunset. The display on July 3rd appears to be the best of the year so far, and would seem to herald even more widespread sightings in the nights ahead, not only in Europe but also in North America. For pictures and observing tips, please visit http://spaceweather.com

A New Kind of Space Rock in Sweden
Slate ⋅ 01:01
A strange meteorite has been discovered in Sweden, and it might be partly responsible for an explosion of life on Earth nearly 500 million years ago.

Space center adds fiery asteroid exhibit
You can examine rocks and use tests to determine if they're meteorites and look at rock cross-sections with a magnifier. And there's also a display ...

Currently Being Moderated
Natural History Museum (blog)
Two of us from the meteorites team took a variety of specimens, ranging from the ironmeteorite Henbury, through the chondrite Parnallee, to a ...

Was this 'fireball' a meteor or space debris?
Fox 30
A bright flash of light was reported by some 700 people in states like Iowa, Illinois, Missouri and Nebraska.

New meteorite could be the 'missing link' between huge asteroid belt collision
Delhi Daily News
A meteor shower 470 million years ago that could be the 'missing link' between a massive collision in the asteroid belt is believed to have initiated ...

New to Meteor Detecting
Stargazers Lounge
New to Meteor Detecting - posted in Radio Astronomy and Spectroscopy: Hi,I have been wanting to branch out into meteor work for some time so I was ..

Fragment Of Ancient Meteorite That Sparked An Explosion Of Life On Earth Found
Design & Trend
All of the meteorites are part of an iron-poor class called the L chondrites, that date back about 470 millions years to a time known as the Ordovician ...

2014 The Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™; Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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