21 February 2016

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 21FEB2016

Two Comets to make record close-approach during March 2016
The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
Two Comets Headed for close approaches to Earth Record-Breaking Comet Flyby March 2016 March turns out to be the month of great celestial ...

This Is How Meteorite Searchers Found Those That Landed Near Lake City
The meteorites are believed to be a result of a daytime fireball — a space debris randomly meeting the Earth's atmosphere and producing an intense ...

Largest Fireball Since Chelyabinsk Falls Over the Atlantic - And Almost No One Notices
Slate Magazine (blog)
On Feb. 6, 2016, around 14:00 UTC, a tiny chunk of interplanetary material plunged into Earth's atmosphere and burned up — likely exploding ...

Meteor fireball observed over Morocco
Signs of the Times
Fireball observed over Morocco on 19 Feb. 2016, at 19h 06 m UT. The event was recorded by several meteor observing stations operated by the ...

Russia plans to use modified missiles to shoot asteroids
Apparently this is the country's strategy for revenge for the 2013 meteor that exploded over the city of Chelyabinsk, injuring over 1,000 people.

Antarctica meteorites can unlock mystery of universe, believe scientists: Chilling facts about ...
India Today
The continent's strong magnetic activity attracts many meteor strikes every year. According to a BBC feed, Dr Katherine Joy from the University of ...

Event 683-2016
American Meteor Society
AMS received 18 reports about a fireball seen over CA, AZ and NV on Saturday, February 20th 2016 around 13:23 UT.

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

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