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18 November 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 18NOV2014

Geologic Maps of Vesta from NASA's Dawn Mission Published
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
This high-resolution geological map of Vesta is derived from Dawn spacecraft data. Brown colors represent the oldest, most heavily cratered surface.

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 17NOV2014 early
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
Data indicate that small asteroids struck Earth's atmosphere – resulting in a bolide (a fireball, or bright meteor) – on 556 separate occasions in a .

Watch Leonids streak the sky tonight
The Coloradoan
Just when you thought you'd seen enough meteor showers this year to last a lifetime, the Leonid meteor shower returns for an annual light show.

Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Monday: How to See It
Scientific American
The Leonid meteor shower is forecasted to peak Monday afternoon (Nov. 17) in the U.S. eastern time zone, so stargazers in the United States are ...

Leonid Meteor Shower 2014: What You Need to Know To See This Week's Show
The Weather Channel
If forecasts stand correct, the meteor shower will peak on Monday for those in the eastern U.S. time zone, according to Scientific American. The best ...

Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight, Trade Wind Weather
Maui Now
A High Surf Advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for the north facing shores of Maui and Molokaʻi from 4 a.m. to 6 p.m. for a ...

Scary New Asteroid Impact Map Shows Space Rocks Hit Us 'All The Time'
Huffington Post
The notable exception was the so-called Chelyabinsk meteor event, in which an asteroid measuring 17 to 20 meters in diameter exploded over the ...

Looking for meteors? Try to get away from city lights
EarthSky
The annual Leonid meteor shower will reach its peak early Tuesday morning (November 18, 2014). Will you see any meteors? Conditions are ...

Leonid Meteor Shower: What to Expect
Discovery News
In recent days, I've been hearing the excited murmurings of skywatchers: "The Leonids are coming!" That is indeed true. In fact, the Leonids are ...

Watch the Leonid Meteor Shower Tonight
- Dubai Chronicle

Catch Leonids meteor shower that peaks November 17, 18
- Delhi Daily News

Looking for Leonids? How to Make the Most of Tonight's Meteor Show
NBC News
A nearly moonless sky means conditions are nearly perfect for the Leonids, an annual meteor shower whose reputation outshines reality.The Leonids ...

Leonid meteor shower coming tonight!
USA TODAY
The Leonid meteor shower, an annual mid-November treat, will be coming to a sky near you tonight. It should reach its peak before dawn on Tuesday, ...

Leonid meteor shower forecast: What to expect
Fox News
A meteor streaks over Fort Mountain State Park in Georgia in this photo captured by skywatcher James L. Brown, Jr. The annual Leonidmeteor ...
Slashdot - 9 hours
An anonymous reader writes Scientists have discovered a meteorite that provides evidence that intense magnetic fields caused the formation of ...

Scientists descend into 'end of world' crater
Fox News - 8 hours
When a mysterious crater was discovered this past summer on the Yamal Peninsula in northern Siberia, origin theories abounded, including it ...

Paleontologists dig up prehistoric fossils behind New Jersey shopping center
Yahoo News via Yahoo! News - 6 hours
Paleontologists are excavating a fossil site that might unlock a treasure trove of insights into the disappearance of the dinosaurs — and ...

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

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