05 November 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 05NOV2015

Search on in Thailand for debris from 'green fireball'meteor
ThaiVisa News
“It's possible that some parts of the meteor might have fallen onto the Earth's surface,” said Boonrucksar Soonthornthum, executive director of the ...

Why this year's Taurid meteor shower may be one of the best
Mother Nature Network (blog)
From November 5-12, the annual Taurid meteor shower will peak for sky watchers in North America. Unlike other celestial fireworks from recurring ...

Leonid meteor shower about to return
Valley morning Star
Leonid meteor shower about to return ... You may also see a few meteorites tonight in the same region of sky from the Taurid meteorshower, although ...

Fireballs expected in Thursday's post-midnight sky: Taurid meteor shower
PennLive.com (blog)
The Taurid meteor shower, which will peak between midnight and dawn Thursday, Nov. 5, is not known for its numbers – only about seven meteors ...

List of exciting astronomical events to take place in November 2015
Northern Californian
Among the events are new moon, full moon, Leonids meteorshower and a rare Taurids meteor shower. Below you can find information on them.

Watch | Falling meteor seen streaking across night sky in Thailand
Hindustan Times
Associated Press The event of a falling meteor seen streaking across the night sky in Thailand on Monday evening has gone viral on the internet.

What is the probability of a meteor hitting a commercial airliner?
Aviation StackExchange - Stack Exchange
The chance of a meteor striking an aeroplane was calculated as being one event in 59,000 to 77,000 years. This value was obtained from the ...

Asteroid, Meteorite Impacts Can Preserve Biodata for Millions of Years
Sci-News.com- Apr 18, 2014
In two separate studies, geologists led by Dr Haley Sapers from the University of Western Ontario and Dr Pete Schultz of Brown University have found floral, microbial and organic matter in glass created by ancient asteroid, comet and meteorite impacts. ...

Russia's First Static Meteor Observing Station is Opened in Siberia
The Siberian Times - 28 October 2015
One early visitor: a fireball streaking across the sky and splashing into
Lake Baikal. The station is in remote Tunka valley, in the Republic of Buryatia, an ideal vantage point for observing incoming meteors because of the absence of artificial lighting. Created by the astronomical observatory of the Irkutsk State University (ISU), it operates from two unmanned modules some 58 kilometres apart. ...

Event 2986-2015
Fireball event
ID, UT Date & Time, Local Date & Time, City, State, Dur. Magn. D. Sound, C. Sound, Frag. Observer, Exp. a, 2015-11-04 11:12 UT, 2015-11-04 06:12 ...

Event 2994-2015
Fireball event
AMS received 25 reports about a fireball seen over MI, IL, IN, KY, WI and OH on Wednesday, November 4th 2015 around 02:21 UT.

Fireballs streaked across New Jersey sky last night
According to eyewitness reports on the American Meteor Society (AMS) website, the fireballs ranged from yellow and orange to green. A fireball is ...

What smacks into Ceres stays on Ceres
Brown University - Kevin Stacey- October 14, 2015
Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt and closest dwarf planet to Earth, had been remarkable for its plain surface. New research suggests that most of the material that has struck Ceres in high-speed collisions has stuck - billions of years worth of meteorite material. ...

Green fireball explodes over Bangkok (Video)
Canada News
The American Meteor Society suggests a meteor could appear green when burning up in the Earth's atmosphere if it contains a high amount of nickel ... The color has little to do with the contents of the meteoroid! - LMH

Tonight marks start of fireball meteor shower peak
This map shows which regions of the United States will have the best and worst chance of catching a glimpse of the Taurid meteor shower peak, which ...

See it! Best photos of Taurid fireballs
The American Meteor Society was speaking of the North Taurids (whose peak is on the night of November 11) when it said on its website:.

11 Reports
Fireball event
AMS received 11 reports about a fireball seen over KY, WI, IN, MO, OH, IL, IA and MI on Tuesday, November 3rd 2015 around 01:45 UT.

A Typically Bland Meteor Shower Might Shine Extra Bright This Week
National Geographic
The annual South Taurid meteor shower centers around the constellation Taurus and peaks every year between November 5 and November 12.

A November sky full of bright meteors
The Guardian Charlottetown
This long-lived meteor shower (running from late September through early December) actually has two parallel components — the Southern Taurids ...

Nature's fireworks: Cosmic fireballs set to illuminate the skies tonight as the Taurid meteor shower ...
Daily Mail
Unusually bright streaks of light are set to light up the night sky as the Taurid meteor shower approaches its peak this week and into next. Each year ...

This Week's Dark Sky offering Best Celestial Events
NYC Today
Skywatchers will be able to see these stars moving more slowly across the sky than average meteor. In the dark sky of this week, about a dozen ...

2015 The SECOND Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™ / Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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