20 November 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 20NOV2015

Fireball caught on camera in Tri-State overnight
Meteors have been viewed across the Tri-State this week as the Leonid meteor shower picked up.

Breaking: Reports of houses shaking; large boom related to possible meteor fireball hit US
https://www.youtube.com/watch?ebc=ANyPxKql8nBmfqMRc2M4b6NUO-ZcmfA_PzI- ...

VIDEO: Bright fireball explodes directly over Dublin last night
Irish Independent
This footage captured by amateur astronomer Michael O'Connell was posted on youtube last night, 'Bright fireball (possible Leonid) passed directly ...

Meteorite impacts can create DNA building blocks
Tohoku University - 18-Aug-2015
A new study shown that meteorite impacts on ancient oceans may have created nucleobases and amino acids. Researchers from Tohoku University, National Institute for Materials Science and Hiroshima University discovered this after conducting impact experiments simulating a meteorite hitting an ancient ocean ...
Venus, Mars, Jupiter … and a Leonid meteor!
Alignment of Venus, Mars, Jupiter on the ecliptic plane with a Leonid meteor photographed in Tucson AZ foothills. Not a large meteor but a little gem of ...

Taurid Meteor Capture on November 18, 2015
I waited until 8:00 PM local time to set up my equipment for some meteor photography. It is always a tough call for me, moon photography or meteors…

Meteorite News
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
The Leonid meteor shower, an annual mid-November treat, is set to peak Tuesday and Wednesday. Estimates range from seeing a few meteors up to .

'Watch' Leonid Meteor Shower On the Radio?
US 103.1 – Classic Rock Radio
When you head out tonight to catch the yearly Leonid meteor shower, don't despair if there's a cloud cover. According to Discovery, a standard FM ...

UAE Space Agency to Set Up Meteor Monitoring Network in Abu Dhabi
Al Defaiya
The Agency explained that this joint project will provide substantial astronomical reports and data around meteor and satellite movements in space, ...

Passing fireball lights up New Mexico sky
Santa Fe New Mexican
“This fireball was visible for eleven seconds and burned brightly its entire path of at least 180 miles. This means it had some mass to it to be able to ...

Reports of meteor, fireball cause social media buzz
Several Tweets from Illinois through Ohio saying they saw a meteor or fireball Thursday night. One person in Ohio reported seeing it disintegrate over ...

Loud boom and houses shake across region
WHAS 11.com (subscription)
LOIt appeared in the night sky right at 11pm and the phones here at WHAS 11 News lit up. What was it? The best we can tell you is that a meteor ...

Meteor sighting in US? Twitterati mention 'sonic boom' after 'fireball' seen in sky
International Business Times, India Edition
Twitter was abuzz of a possible meteor sighting in parts of the United States on Thursday night, with many stating that they heard a 'sonic boom'.

Large fireball or Meteor observed from Lincoln
British Astronomical Association
Large fireball observed "going vertically down". A compass bearing wrt my house, near Lincoln, UK. The village Lat Long is shown below. Sorry no ...

The Universe from your own back yard - Comet parts in your own back yard
Yorkton News Review
On Sunday November 8, at 8:37 p.m., a particularly bright fireball shot across the sky, making its presence known to most of eastern Saskatchewan, ...

Another fireball filmed over Siberia?
Signs of the Times
Described as 'scary but beautiful', the streaking fireball provoked jokes about aliens and Batman's calling card, but no-one could definitively explain a ... NOT A METEOR!

'UFO' is spotted flying above IKEA in Siberia, Russia in video
Daily Mail
... Novosibirsk, as well as the Kazakhstan capital of Astana. Local astronomers have ruled out a comet, and played down suggestions it was a meteor.... NOT A METEOR!


Josep Maria Trigo Rodríguez
November 19 at 8:21pm
ASTEROID IMPACT MISSION (AIM): Os alegrará conocer esta noticia sobre nuestra implicación en el programa COPINS que planea desplegar dos cubesats altrededor del asteroide binario Didymos. No os perdáis el vídeo indicado al final que describe esta primera misión para probar in "situ" como desviar un asteroide: http://www.ieec.cat/es/uncategorized/el-instituto-de-ciencias-del-espacio-ieec-csic-preseleccionado-en-el-programa-copins-de-cubesats/

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