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16 August 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 16AUG2015

Iran releases 2015 Perseid meteor shower photos
Mehr News Agency - English Version
TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (MNA) – Iran Amateur Astronomy Society (IAAS) has released photographs of Perseid Meteor Shower 2015 that took place on ...

What's the distribution curve for meteor sightings?
Space Exploration Stack Exchange
I know that meteor showers have a "peak" observation time. What does the distribution in time look like? Is one side of the peak steeper/shallower or ...

Clear sky at night, meteor fans' delight
The Sunday Times
LAST week started off rather unsettled, with heavy showers or longer spells of rain initially across western areas of the UK spreading eastwards ..

Meteor shower
Cloudy Nights
Meteor shower - posted in General Observing and Astronomy: This always seems to happen whenever I want to observe something.

The sky is going to lit up this week with the most amazing Perseid Meteor Shower
Statesman Tribune
The 2015 Perseid meteor shower will be happening from July 13 to August 26, with activity climax around August 12 and 13. The Perseid meteor ...

Perseid Meteor Shower
Stargazers Lounge
Perseid Meteor Shower - posted in Imaging - Widefield, Special Events and Comets: My very first attempt on a meteor shower picture. Took a bunch of ...

Perseid Meteor Shower History and Greek Myth
Guardian Liberty Voice
Meteor showers are made up of a comet's debris. Pieces of the comet are blown off by the sun's solar wind as it orbits. The result is dusty and icy ...

Best Meteor Shower of the Year This Week
Sentinel Republic
With a new moon on Friday, the sky will be near its darkest in the monthly lunar cycle when the meteor shower peaks. The Swift-Tuttle Comet swings ...

Did meteor cause fire? Scientist says unlikely
PressReader
Residents of a southeast Portland, Oregon, neighborhood say a meteor might have caused a small fire. Patrick Story told The Oregonian he was ...

Perseid Meteor Over Washington DC
NASA
In this ten-second exposure, a meteor streaks across the sky above Washington, DC during the annual Perseid meteor shower, Thursday, Aug.

Perseids 2015: visual data quicklook
imo.net
This page shows automated results of the Perseids 2015, based on visual observations reported by...

Amateur photographer captures stunning photo of Perseid meteor shower
Gazette
AN amateur photographer captured this spectacular shot of the Perseid meteor shower over Mersea Island. Shaun Mills, 46, took the photo from the ...

Perseid meteor shower: This is why Scotland is the best place for stargazers
Scotland Now
SCOTTISH stargazers were treated to a breathtaking meteor shower this week - but thanks to Scotland's high quality skies, you can view some ...

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