04 February 2016

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 04FEB2016

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The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
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Videos capture apparent meteor over Wisconsin
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
And if you missed it, don't worry: The apparent meteor was captured on multiple cameras. In one video, posted on Facebook by the Muscoda Police ...

Close call? Asteroid could pass Earth by 11k miles, 95% closer than the moon
A recently discovered asteroid is scheduled to fly by Earth in March, but NASA can’t quite tell how far away it will be when that happens. One estimate is as close as 11,000 miles, about 95 percent closer than the moon. The asteroid known as 2013 TX68,

Luxembourg wants to mine asteroids for minerals
....They could be rich in platinum group metals used in the auto industry, energy sector, jewelry as well as electronics and medical devices. These metals are getting hard to mine on Earth, while “a single 500-metre platinum-rich asteroid contains more platinum than has been mined in the history of humanity,” says the company....

Small Asteroid to Pass Close to Earth March 5
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
February 2, 2016
Graphic indicates the cloud of possible locations asteroid 2013 TX68 will be in at the time of its closest approach to Earth during its safe flyby of our planet on March 5. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

How close for asteroid 2013 TX68?
If a space rock of this size were to enter our atmosphere, it would produce a shock wave at least twice as intense as that of the Chelyabinsk meteor, ...

Caught on video: Meteor streaks across Wisconsin sky
It's the kind of thing skygazers are always hoping to see in the night sky. A Wisconsin police squad car captured what's believed to be a meteor ...

Man-made meteorite missing in New Mexico
Something to look for out in the New Mexico desert next time you are out that way....

Around Livingston for Feb. 4, 2016
The Advocate
The Brushy Creek Meteor Crater art exhibition featuring artist Marsha Allen Needham is on display for public viewing through the end of February at ...

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

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