18 December 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 18DEC2015

NASA: Fireball over Henry County was meteor entering atmosphere
Atlanta Journal Constitution
If you find an odd-looking “rock” in the Locust Grove area of Henry County, it might just be part of a meteor that came hurtling toward Earth at nearly ...

Large Fireball Seen over Georgia
FOX 5 Atlanta
A spokesperson for NASA said they picked up a bright object on their All Sky Fireball Network cameras. All 6 cameras in the Southeast picked up the ...

Fireball Shoots Across Sky in Eastern Canada

New video from eastern Canada shows a fireball shooting through the night sky Thursday evening.

Large Fireball Seen over Georgia
FOX 5 Atlanta
HENRY COUNTY, Ga. - Did you see a fireball in sky on Thursday? You're not alone! A spokesperson for NASA said they picked up a bright object on ...

PHOTO: Meteor shower
Asia News Network
CHIANG MAI (The Nation/ANN) - The last meteor shower of the year from the Geminids visible from Doi Intanon, Chiang Mai, Thailand at 2300 hours ...

NASA sky meteor cameras capture images of fireball over the southeast Thursday evening
On Thursday evening, NASA confirmed all six of it's sky meteorcameras in the southeast region captured images of a bright fireball. Bill Cooke with ...

That big, green flash in the Alabama skies Thursday evening was a fireball
NASA astronomer Bill Cooke confirmed that the light was, in fact, a fireball, or an extremely bright meteor. The event occurred at 5:33 p.m. central ...

NASA cameras capture second fireball this week
We have received numerous reports concerning a bright fireball that occurred over Georgia at 5:33:55 PM CST. All 6 NASA all sky meteor cameras in ...

Event 4008-2015
American Meteor Society
AMS received 10 reports about a fireball seen over NC, SC and GA on Tuesday, December 15th 2015 around 10:26 UT.

Possible Meteor Caught On Camera As It Blazes Through Labrador Sky
Huffington Post Canada
Social media was abuzz Thursday as many Newfoundland and Labrador residents reported seeing what seems to be a meteor.

Wolfe Creek Crater
Atlas Obscura
Given these measurements researchers theorize that the hole was probably created by a meteor of some 50,000 tons. Supposedly small fragments of ...

The Ursid Meteor Shower, in Tamdum with Longest Nights of the Year
As the Geminds fade, the Ursid meteor picks up steam. In fact, you can see both Gemind and Ursid meteors tonight. The peak of the Ursids occurs on ...

Mystery fireball seen falling from sky in Brevard County, Florida
Signs of the Times
A mysterious, fiery object falling from the sky was reported in Brevard County, prompting authorities to launch a search, officials said. Nothing was ...

Astronomers watch the Moon's atmosphere breathe
ABC Online
The Moon's tenuous atmosphere changes, expanding and contracting depending on its exposure to the Sun and to meteor showers, astronomers ...

LADEE Mission Shows the Force of Meteoroid Strikes on Lunar Exosphere
Space Ref (press release)
These frequent readings revealed a dynamic rise of gas levels in the exosphere as meteor streams bombarded the moon, with the concentrations of ...

Lunar meteor showers may change how we eventually mine asteroids
SAN FRANCISCO — Each year the Earth passes through clouds of ice and rock left behind by bodies orbiting the sun, creating meteor showers that ...

NASA: Meteor confirmed, fragments possible south of Atlanta
NASA releases a map showing more details on the path and endpoint of a meteor that streaked across, Georgia's skies on Dec. 17, 2015. (Photo: ...

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