23 January 2016

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 23JAN2016

No, that's not the Death Star on a Dorset beach
Bournemouth Echo
IS it a meteor or maybe a mini Death Star? Coastguards are called out to mystery object on Dorset beach. The huge spherical structure, resembling a ...

Meteor Activity Outlook for January 23-29, 2016
American Meteor Society
The estimated total hourly meteor rates for evening observers this week is near 3 as seen from mid-northern latitudes (45N) and 2 as seen from ...

OPPORTUNITY UPDATE: Rock Abrasion Tool Conducts Two Rock Grinds -sols 4256-4262, January 13, 2016-January 19, 2016:
Opportunity is inside 'Marathon Valley,' up on north-facing slopes for improved solar array energy production.
The rover is conducting an in-situ (contact) science campaign on the surface target 'Pvt. John Potts' (informally named for members of the Lewis and Clark expedition). Previously, Opportunity had performed two successful Rock Abrasion Tool (RAT) grinds on this target totaling over 1 millimeter of grind depth. ...

The Meteorite and the Hidden Hoax
Science Series- BBC Radio 4 - 20 January 2016

Under the starry sky: meteor shower in stunning photos
Photo taken at the Mount Laoshan shows meteor shower on Jan. 18. ...

Bright sky meteor
Pear Tree Observatory
This image shows the first bright sky meteor that the Sky Sentinel meteor camera detected. I normally disable the camera during daylight hours. ...

Footage shows SpaceX rocket explode into fireball after crash landing on ship
The Indian Republic
But as you can see from the Instagram video below - posted by SpaceX founder Elon Musk - the rocket then tipped and crashed. Jason-3 will continue ...

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

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