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09 August 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 09AUG2014

Australian Perseid Meteor Shower - Morning August 13, 2014
Before It's News
The Perseid Meteor Shower runs from July 17–August 24, and peaks on the morning of Wednesday August 13 between 11 am-2:00 pm AEST (00h to ...

Remembering famous East Riding meteorite
The Press, York
The council's archives hold copies of newspaper reports about the Wold Cottage Meteorite, which fell to Earth just outside Driffield in December 1795.

NJ Night Sky: A comet close-up and meteor shower
The Star-Ledger
This week, after a decade-long chase, the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft became the first spacecraft to rendezvous with a comet.

Supermoon to outshine meteor showers
WTOP
WASHINGTON - It is a busy time in the sky as a supermoon Sunday will compete with the ongoing Perseid meteor shower for top billing with sky ...

State parks offering meteor shower activities
Marquette Mining Journal
MARQUETTE - Sky gazers hoping to get a good look at the annual Perseid meteor shower might decide to participate in meteor shower watching ...

Interview Alert- Wayne State astronomy professor available to discuss Perseid Meteor Shower
Wayne State University Public Relations ⋅ Wayne State University
The Perseid meteor shower, one of the brightest meteor showers of the year, is set to peak this Sunday through Wednesday, Aug 10-13. This shower ...

Perseid meteor showers promise spectacular night show next week
The Star Online
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians have the opportunity to witness the Perseid meteor showers and "super-moon" phenomenon from Monday to ...

Perseid Meteor Shower August 2014 Update
The Christian Post
NASA says the upcoming Perseid meteor shower is one of the best meteor showers that astronomers and stargazers alike can observe, according to ...

Spot Perseid Meteors Before 'Supermoon' Rises This Weekend
Space.com
Many skywatchers love August because the ever-reliable Perseid meteorshower peaks mid-month, but unfortunately, this year's usually brilliant ...

Violent solar system history uncovered by WA meteorite
Science Daily - 5 hours
Planetary scientists have shed some light on the bombardment history of our solar system by studying a unique volcanic meteorite recovered in ...

Great balls of fire light up night
Northern Star - 17 hours
WATCH for shooting stars this weekend. If you're able to get away from the city lights, you may be able to catch some fireballs as well from ...

Video: Tips on watching the Perseid meteor shower
The Province
Video: Tips on watching the Perseid meteor shower ... Observatory gives his top tips on getting the most out of watching the Perseid meteor shower.

Will the supermoon ruin the Perseids meteor shower?
Daily Mail ⋅ 00:59
A yearly meteor shower event could be ruined by brighter and larger moon (shown). The Perseids will be visible from US and UK from Saturday to ...

Tips to Minimize Moon and Optimize 2014′s Perseid Meteor Shower
Adler Planetarium
In 2014, the legendary Perseid meteor shower – the Northern Hemisphere's best summertimemeteor shower – is expected to produce the greatest ...

Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks on August 12
IFLScience
Sky watchers will soon be able to see the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower, a perennial favorite. The shower has been visible since July 17 and will ...

Violent solar system history uncovered by WAmeteorite
Phys.Org
Curtin University planetary scientists have shed some light on the bombardment history of our solar system by studying a unique volcanicmeteorite ...

'Monumental' meteorite strike on Wold Newton – but so little information
Hull Daily Mail
Staff at the Treasure House in Beverley want to find out more about when a large meteorite struck near the village of Wold Newton, near Driffield, on ...

Perseid is Here: So What Causes a Meteor Shower?
NBCNews.com
The Perseid meteor shower is due to peak between August 11 and August 13. Tim Paglione, an astronomer with York College, CUNY, explains what ...

Supermoon to Make Appearance During Meteor Shower
ABC News
Supermoon to Make Appearance During Meteor Shower. The moon will become full and reach its closest point to the Earth at the same time as the ...

CA State Parks in Sonoma County to see Perseid meteor shower
Sonoma County Gazette
With a “supermoon” on Sunday, August 10th and the Perseid meteor shower taking place August 10-13. It's a challenge in our fog-bound nights but ...

Supermoon, meteor shower giving star gazers a show this weekend
fox13now.com
Astronomers say you can also see the Perseid meteor shower on Sunday night. According to NASA, the Perseid is known as one of the best meteor ...

Perseid Meteor Shower 2014: How and Where to Watch Shooting Stars in UK Cities
International Business Times UK
The Perseid meteor shower 2014 is set to peak between 11 and 13 of August, producing up to 100 meteors per hour. It is the best meteor shower of ...

August 9–10 A Meteor Shower, a Meteorite, and More
American Museum of Natural History
This year's peak meteor activity happens on August 12 and 13, when dark-sky observers may be able to count up to 100 Perseids per hour! The sight ...

More mysterious pictures emerge after 'fireball' seen in sky above Cheltenham
Gloucestershire Echo
There was a lot of interest in our story about a mysterious 'fireball' seen in the sky above Cheltenham last week. We were contacted by Gwyn ... AIRCRAFT CONTRAIL!!! NOT METEOR!

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

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