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02 September 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 02SEP2015

A Fiery End for Kosmos 1315 Over Hawaii
Universe Today
This was a fine example of a classic reentry versus a typical fireball or meteor train. Satellites typically have a slower reentry velocity, and you can see ...

Russian satellite falls back to earth 34 years later
KITV Honolulu
From the Big Island to Oahu to Maui, people who saw the phenomenon had many opinions of what the object could be – a meteor, a plane going ...

A Falling Russian Spacecraft Flames Out Over Hawaii
CityLab
Late Sunday night, Hawaiians were treated to the cosmos vomiting out a great stream of fire. In two-dozen reports to the American Meteor Society, ...

Video: Mysterious Night Lights Spark Widespread Reports
Maui Now
Witnesses speculate that the lights appeared to be a meteor falling apart. Others describe it as, “a large debris field of sorts (that) streaked from south ...

Mysterious streaks of light seen over Hawaii skies
Hawaii News Now
More than 10 people reported the sighting around 11 p.m. to the American MeteorSociety, a non-profit scientific organization that researches meteor ..

Atlas V blasts into space with Navy satellite
Orlando Sentinel
... Service office in Miami put out a tweet advising people that what they were seeing was the Atlas V launch, not a meteor or some other strange event....

Examining the asteroid peril
Stuff.co.nz
On that day a 20 metre diameter meteor weighing 13,000 tonnes and travelling at 70,000km/h, slammed into the Earth's atmosphere about 30km ...

'Bizarre' giant sea scorpion may have been the world's first big predator
Press Herald
Scientists have discovered the world's oldest specimen of sea scorpion in an ancient meteor impact crater in Iowa. Its front arms were covered in ...

'Bizarre,' Human-Size Sea Scorpion Found in Ancient Meteorite Crater
Yahoo News
The so-called Ordovician meteor event left a "series of pockmarks" across the United States, and predated the new found eurypterid fossils by several ...

'Bizarre' giant sea scorpion may have been the world's first big predator
Washington Post (blog)
Scientists have discovered the world's oldest specimen of (yikes) sea scorpion in an ancient meteor impact crater in Iowa, and it's a real doozy.

RMNP Milky Way and meteor photo wins Xplore contest
The Coloradoan
Smith's image of a meteor streaking across the sky under the Milky Way was the top vote-getter in August's Xplore Photo Contest, receiving 49 of the ...

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