03 January 2016

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 03JAN2016

MBIQ Detects Thailand Meteor? or Space Trash Re-entry 02JAN2016
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Mysterious fireball seen in northern Thailand
Signs of the Times
The sky in northern Thailand this morning saw not only the second light of 2016, but also a 30-second long fireball. Aside from in Lampang, the ...

Mystery light likely space debris | Bangkok Post: news
Bangkok Post
A mysterious white light seen streaking across the Thai sky on Saturday morning was probably space debris and not a meteor, says a senior ...

Mysterious Fireball Hits Northern Sky
Khaosod English
The fireball that appeared at 6am Saturday was not a meteor but space debris, a collection of defunct man-made objects from old satellites or spent ...

Quadrantid meteor shower 2016 will be stunner: astronomers say
Northern Californian
The imminent Quadrantid meteor shower, the annual cascade of shooting stars produced by the debris stream from asteroid 2003 EH1, will be a ...

Busy month in the sky in January
Akron Beacon Journal
The Quadrantid meteor shower peaks in the morning of Jan. 4, with a maximum rate expected to be visible from a dark location of about 80 meteors an ...

Stargazers Guide For January 2016
"One of the three best meteor showers of the year," according to Beatty. You're best bet for viewing this yearly celestial event is after sunset on January ...

Heavenly Highlights 2016
Roanoke Times
The best meteor shower of the year likely will be the relatively unknown Quadrantid in the early morning hours of Jan. 4. Look for this shower after ...

Quadrantid, New Year's first meteor shower, likely to peak on Jan 4
NY City News
The annual Quadrantid meteor shower that is expected to peak in the pre-dawn hours on January 4 would be the first celestial event to be seen in the ...

How to watch the first meteor shower of 2016
Orlando Sentinel
On Monday, the Quadrantid meteor shower will mark the first light show of the New Year. The Quadrantids are named for an extinct constellation, ...

Skywatcher Alert: 2016 night sky celestial events calendar
St George News
... most notable celestial events happening in 2016, including moon phases, meteor showers, eclipses, oppositions, conjunctions and other interesting ...

A celestial treat over the weekend
The Hindu
The Quadrantids Meteor Shower that began on December 28 and will continue till January 12 is set to peak after 2.30 a.m. on Monday. Comets and ...

Quadrantid Meteor Shower To Make Its Yearly Appearance on Monday
Mirror Daily
Named after a defunct constellation, the Quadrantid Meteor Shower is a fan favorite for amateur astronomers and non-initiates alike, as it makes its ...

Quadrantids, First Meteor Shower of 2016, Peaks Jan. 4, Plus Yearly Guide
The Quadrantids will be your last chance before April to see meteor showers. If you're filling out your calendar for the year, mark these dates for meteor ...

Quadrantid Meteor Shower Brief, Beautiful and Peaks Monday
Astro Bob - AreaVoices
Watch for the annual Quadrantid meteor shower Monday morning before dawn. This view shows the sky facing east around 4 a.m. local time.

The First Meteor Shower Of The New Year Won't Disappoint
Farmers' Almanac
Set your alarms early on the morning of January 4th to view the Quadrantid Meteor Shower. The first meteor shower of the new year is expect to be a ...

View from Mars Hill: Quadrantid Meteor Shower kicks off new year
Arizona Daily Sun
The new year kicks off with a bang as the Quadrantid Meteor Shower makes its annual visit during the early morning hours of January 4. This shower ...

International Meteor Organisation
Astronomy Now
The first major annual meteor shower is the Quadrantids that is active from 1 to 6 January. While it is a display that can rival the August Perseids or the ...

The Best Meteor Shower You've Never Heard of Peaks This Week
Slate Magazine (blog)
Most meteor showers are from comets, but two are from asteroids: The December Geminids (from the asteroid 3200 Phaethon) and — you guessed it ...

Shattered comet sparks weekend meteor shower
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
Earth is about to pass through a narrow stream of debris from shattered comet 2003 EH1, source of the annual Quadrantid meteor shower. Forecasters ...

New ways discovered to calculate gravity pull on 'distant stars' surface
The Siasat Daily
A meteor streaks over the North Star in the northern skies during the Perseid meteor shower early on Monday morning north of Castaic Lake, ...

Jose Ildefonso
January 4 at 12:47am

Mystery of disappearing electrons may be solved
A band of invisible meteor dust drifting to Earth may be behind the disappearance of electrons in the high atmosphere that’s had scientists baffled since the 1960s Electrons are produced high above Earth when the sun’s ultraviolet rays interact with atmospheric nitric oxide, but a big drop has been noted in the amount of electrons about 53 miles, or about 85 kilometers, above the Earth at night. Researchers call this the “D-region ledge” and suggest it’s created when meteor dust absorbs electrons because the sun’s ultraviolet rays aren’t as strong at night.
Fonte: http://mappingignorance.org/2016/01/03/mi-weekly-selection-162/
MI weekly selection #162 | Humanities & Social Sciences | Mapping Ignorance
Mystery of disappearing electrons may be solved A band of invisible meteor dust drifting to Earth ma...

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