14 January 2016

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 14JAN2016

NASA Opens Planetary Defense Office To Save Earth From Cosmic Destruction
Three years ago, a meteor traveling at a speed of over 60,000 kilometers per hour entered the earth's atmosphere and exploded some 23 kilometers ...

NASA Has Opened a Planetary Defense Office to Protect Earth from Cosmic Collisions
Three years ago, a meteor flew into Earth's atmosphere at around 41,600 miles per hour and exploded 14.5 miles above Chelyabink, Russia.

New Jersey 'dinosaur graveyard' may date back to the moment of mass extinction
Daily Mail
Five times, a vast majority of the world's life has been snuffed out in what have been called mass extinctions, often associated with giant meteor strikes.

Brisbane weathercam captures meteor streaking across the skyline
Lonely Planet
Brisbane weathercam captures meteor streaking across the skyline. Curated by Lauren O Connell. January 13, 2016 at 7:02 am. In yet another ...

Question Your World: How Old is Our Solar System?
Community Idea Stations
Recently a team of researchers with the Desert Fireball Network in Australia spotted a large green fireball in the night sky. After a few days of ...

How to find a meteorite that's fallen to Earth
A bright fireball lit up the night sky around Kati Thanda (Lake Eyre South) in South Australia on November 27, 2015. But how to find the impact site of ...

Meteor Crater, Arizona, from the air
Manish Mamatani posted this photo to EarthSky Facebook. It's wonderful Meteor Crater near Winslow, Arizona, sometimes said to be the best ...

Monster Tsunami May Have Created Madagascar's Giant Sand Dunes
Live Science
Sometime in the past 8,000 years, a meteor may have hit the Indian Ocean, triggering a monster tsunami that struck Africa, a new study suggests.

2016 Meteor Shower Calendar: Complete Dates and Times for Each Meteor Shower
If your resolution for 2016 was to see more meteor showers then you're in luck — NASA's Sky Events Calendar has a list of upcoming "celestial ...

Let's talk about science: Preview of 2016 celestial events
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
This should also be a good year for viewing the Eta Aquarid meteor shower in May, and the Perseids in August. The moon will somewhat interfere with ...

Geminid Meteor Shower 2015
RTU Astronomy Society
RTU Astronomy Society spearheaded an overnight observation activity in anticipation of the annual Geminid meteor shower, held at Aguho ...

Time Lapse from Summer/Fall Meteor Showers
Cloudy Nights
Time Lapse from Summer/Fall Meteor Showers - posted in DSLR & Digital Camera Astro Imaging & Processing: I put together a quick movie of my time ...

Milky way with meteor
Cloudy Nights
Milky way with meteor - posted in DSLR & Digital Camera Astro Imaging & Processing: Waiting for good weather... When I started my mount in the ...

2016 The THIRD Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™ / Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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