02 January 2016

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 02JAN2016

This Week's Sky at a Glance, January 1 – 9
Sky & Telescope
The Quadrantid meteor shower, brief but sometimes rich, is well timed this year for North America. It should reach its peak for several hours late tonight ...

The night sky in 2016: Your guide to all this year'smeteor showers
But now we know that shooting stars are not cause by angry gods or the raging of some other all-powerful supernatural being, but by debris flying off ...

A Complete Guide of celestial activities to take place in 2016
Northern Californian
In the morning hours of January 4, the Quadrantid meteor shower will peak in the early morning hours with 40 meteors or more passing the sky per ..

Only the brave can take Quadrantid's cold shower
Alamogordo Daily News
Previous editions of this feature have often mentioned that there are three major annual meteor showers that are visible each year. Two of these are ...

Massive meteor fireball over Spain ends 2015
Signs of the Times
On the last day of 2015, a skycam in northeast Spain caught a tremendous fireball — a very bright meteor — burning up in the morning sky:

Huge Fireball Over Spain Marks the End of 2015
Slate Magazine (blog)
A meteor happens when a solid bit of ice, rock, or metal (called the meteoroid) slams into Earth's atmosphere from space, moving many dozens of ...

Meteor shower peaks before sunrise Monday morning
Tucson News Now
The Quadrantid Meteor Shower peaks Sunday night into early Monday morning. The best time to catch sight of a shooting star is between midnight ...

Comet Catalina, Arturus and a bonus meteor
Digital Photography Review
Nikon D3200 with Nikkor 180mm f/2.8 at f/2.8 9x30sec iso800 on 1 January 2016 at 5AM PST from my backyard. A faint tail of the comet is visib

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

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