10 September 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 10SEP2014

The "Nicaragua Crater" is likely NOT a crater caused by a meteorite impact. and certainly not a related meteorite from Asteroid 2014RC as they are reporting. There are NO witness reports of persons seeing a meteor prior and given the fact that it occurred near an airport leads me to conclude that it was possibly a munition or mortar shell that is responsible for the crater- LunarMeteoriteHunter, Tokyo

Russia: Fireball Over Wyoming Wasn't Spy Satellite
The Moscow Times
3, the American Meteor Society recorded more than 30 eyewitness reports of a slow-moving fireball crossing Colorado and into southern Wyoming.

Mars' Black Beauty
Astrobiology Magazine
Recently, scientists studying samples from the martian meteoriteBlack Beauty (aka NWA 7533/7034 ) uncovered new details about the ancient climate ...

19 reports
American Meteor Society
AMS received 19 reports about a fireball seen over NM on September 8th 2014 around 10:38 (UTC)

NASA scientists remain skeptical about Nicaraguan crater
Catholic Online
A meteorite crashed in Managua, Nicaragua, late on the evening of September 6, causing a loud explosion and leaving a crater 39 feet across, ...

Nicaragua wants help probing meteorite
3News NZ
Nicaragua has asked the US and international organisations for help investigating a meteorite that smashed near the capital, leaving a crater 12 ...

Scientists Doubt That Meteor Caused Crater In Nicaragua
A handout picture provided by Nicaraguan Army on Monday shows the place where what was first reported as a meteorite fell close to International ...

Meteorite bumagsak
Abante Online
7, 2014 ang handout photo ng Nicaraguan Army na malaking hukay na binagsakan ngmeteorite sa makahoy na lugar malapit sa Managua's ...

Meteorito caído en Nicaragua no fue un fragmento del asteroide 2014RC
El Diario Ecuador
El meteorito que impactó la noche del sábado en Managua no está relacionado con el asteroide 2014RC como expertos gubernamentales señalaron ...

Stunning photos show asteroid the size of a HOUSE skim past Earth
Spanish astrophysicists have been scrambling to confirm reports of a huge fireball speeding over Spain at a similar time to the meteoriteactivity.

Managua explosion not a meteorite, NASA suggests
Arizona Daily Star (blog)
An asteroid about 60 feet in diameter missed hitting Earth Sunday by about 25,000 miles, as predicted by NASA's Near-Earth Object program. It did not ...

WATCH: Meteor Disintegrates As It Enters Earth's Atmosphere Above Spain
YouTube ⋅ 00:15
Mass UFO Scare as Burning Meteorite Hits Spanish Skies | MeteorCaught On Camera Streaking Through Spain's Skies | MeteorDisintegrates As It ...

Nicaragua Meteorite Impact Theory May Be Meteor-wrong
SPACE.com via Yahoo! News - 13 hours
Nicaraguan officials say a meteorite gouged out a crater near the nation's capital city over the weekend, but scientists aren't so sure. A ...

'Meteorite' crater may not actually be from asteroid, experts say
BreakingNews.ie - 17 hours
Outside experts have raised doubts about whether a loud boom and a gaping crater found in Nicaragua last weekend were caused by a meteorite, ...

Experts question Nicaragua meteorite reports
PhysOrg - 17 hours
Outside experts raised doubts on Monday about whether a loud boom and a gaping crater found in Nicaragua this weekend were caused by a ...

Meteorite may have caused crater
Irish Examiner - 23 hours
A meteorite which was only destined to pass "close" to the Earth may have left its impact on the planet’s surface.

Nicaragua Blast Not Connected to Asteroid 2014 RC, Say Scientists
International Business Times UK
In an email, MIT asteroid expert Richard Binxel also concurred with Yeomans' view, dismissing claims that the crater was formed by ameteorite.

Skepticism over reported meteorite in Nicaragua; so far no accounts offireball in night sky
Fox News
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration says the lack of any witness accounts of a fireball lighting up the nighttime sky suggests ...

Meteorite Hits Nicaragua as Major Asteroid Narrowly Misses Earth
NBC News ⋅ 00:15
A small meteorite that hit Nicaragua this weekend may have broken off from a larger asteroid that passed over New Zealand.

Meteorite smashes into Nicaraguan capital
A mysterious explosion that rocked Nicaragua's crowded capital Managua, creating a large crater, appears to have been caused by a small meteorite, ...

Experts question Nicaragua meteorite reports
Modesto Bee
In this Sunday Sept. 7, 2014, publicly distributed handout photo provided by the Nicaraguan Army shows an impact crater made by a small meteorite ...

Meteorite strike narrowly misses airport
YouTube ⋅ 01:05
A mysterious boom heard overnight in Nicaragua's capital was made by a small meteorite that just missed the city's airport Get the latest headlines ...

Scientists Doubt That Meteor Caused Crater In Nicaragua
91.3 KVLU
We reported on Monday that a meteor, thought possibly to be a chunk of an Earth-passing asteroid, was the cause of a 40-foot crater outside the ...

Bright Meteor Streaked Across ABQ Monday Morning
This is the time of year that the Perseid meteor showers occur. I guess that asteroid was big enough to get through the upper atmosphere and not ...

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

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