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20 May 2016

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 20MAY2016

Preliminary reports trickling in of an Argentinian fireball, sonics and tremor, May 18th 2016 21:25 ...
The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
Hugh Bolide Meteor was seen over Argentina with sonics and earth tremor reported on 18MAY2016....

108 meter-wide Apollo asteroid 2016 GS2 made a slow (Vr 8 Km/s)
The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
If a meteor, with a mass of 1700971 grams and an entrance velocity of 0 m/s was to fall ... TURKEY, BolideMeteor May 6th 2016 00:22 EEST = May.

Fireball! Brilliant Meteor Streaks Over Northeastern US (Video)
Space.com
A huge fireball lit up the night sky over the northeastern United States Tuesday (May 17), wowing skywatchers who saw it. See video and images of ...

A massive fireball just shot through the sky over Portland
ScienceAlert
According to the American Meteor Society, they received nearly 700 reports about the fireball event over the northeastern US on 17 May 2016 around ...

Fireball that tore through night sky was visible from NJ
NJ.com
A huge fireball that was streaking across the night sky earlier this week had New England buzzing, after a police dashcam and other video cameras ...

An airport camera captures the moment in which a meteor enters the Earth's atmosphere and ...
Reddit
An airport camera captures the moment in which a meteor enters the Earth's atmosphere and catches on fire. | r/space at reddit.com.

People search for meteor fragments in Maine
Newsradio WOOD 1300 and 106.9 FM - iHeartRadio
From the Boston Globe...The hunt is on for meteorites from the Maine fireball - but don't get yo.

Piece Of Maine Meteor Could Be Worth Big Bucks!
92 Moose
The bright light burning up in the atmosphere is a meteor, and if it lands on the Earth, it's called a meteorite. The Maine Mineral and Gem Museum is ...

A huge fireball spotted in New England's night sky on Wednesday
NH Voice
A firework-like phenomenon was presented by a fireball that came was for almost 10 seconds in the night sky on Tuesday. The fireball was actually ...

Museum offers reward and tips to find meteorite Video
BETHEL, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- People across the country are still talking about the fireball that lit up the sky very early Tuesday morning. Scientists say the meteor entered Earth's atmosphere over Maine, and exploded near Franklin County....

new Maine museum offers $20000 reward for piece of meteor seen over Northeast
Topix
The museum suspects the meteor entered Earth's atmosphere over Maine and its terminal explosion occurred about 30 km west of Rangeley in ...

Meteor last night in Falls Church, VA
Reddit
Meteor last night in Falls Church, VA | r/gifs at reddit.com.

Police dashcam captures suspected meteor in Maine sky
MSN.com
A police dashcam video captured what is suspected of being a meteor flashing across the sky in Portland, Maine. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Is there any reason to believe this was a meteor and not a rocket/satellite part falling down?
Quora
This object was likely never in Earth orbit. Satellites are moving at a speed of 7 or 8 km/s as they re-enter the atmosphere, and they don't usually burn ...

Meteor Caught On Police Camera
WJNO.com - iHeartRadio
Read about Meteor Caught On Police Camera | Brenna Rae | 1290 WJNO.

Meteor fireball explosion generates strong tremor in Pinamar, Argentina
Signs of the Times
A giant meteor explosion triggered a strong tremor after it disintegrated in the sky of Pinamar, Argentina on May 18, 2016. The loud sky event occurred ...

Jupiter Fireballs Caused by Big Impacts Hitting the Planet 6 to 7 Times a year
Nature World News
Fireballs are produced when Jupiter is hit by an asteroid or a meteor. Because of the size of the planet, it is believed that Jupiter receives the most ...

Jupiter Blasted by 6.5 Fireball Impacts per Year on Average
Space Daily
Meteors impacting Jupiter's upper atmosphere can create spectacular fireballs, such as the one observed by amateur astronomers Gerrit Kernbauer ...

Glass Beads in Australia Point to Huge Asteroid Hit
Discovery News
Photos: Russian Meteor Strike Aftermath. This makes it larger than the giant asteroid that collided with Earth some 66 million years ago and is widely ...

Mega-Tsunamis Wiped Away Shoreline of a Martian Ocean
New York Times
Dr. Rodriguez said that some 3.4 billion years ago a meteor crashed into the ocean triggering a mega-tsunami that plowed into the coast with waves ...

Huge Tsunamis Shaped Face of Mars Billions of Years Ago
Newsweek
About 3.4 billion years ago, a large meteor slammed into an ocean covering the northern lowlands of Mars, new research shows. This meteor was ...

Mega-tsunamis in Mars caused by meteor impacts, re-sculpted edges of red planet's ancient seas ...
International Business Times AU
More than three billion years ago, giant meteor impacts caused massive tsunamis in the northern planes that re-sculpted the edges of Mars' ancient ...

Mega Tsunamis Rocked Mars Oceans Billions of Years Ago
Space.com
These killer waves might have been triggered by giant meteor impacts, scientists added. Although the surface of Mars is now cold and dry, there is a ...

Ancient mega-tsunamis on Mars 'offer simple solution' to ocean hypothesis
BT.com
The giant waves, reaching as high as 120 metres (394ft), were caused by a pair of meteor impacts several million years apart, scientists believe.

New evidence suggests 400-foot tsunamis may have battered the surface of Mars
ExtremeTech
For comparison's sake, a 30km meteor impact on Earth would be a large-scale disruption, capable of creating a nuclear winter, but probably not large ...

Breakthrough Starshot started with a bang
Physics Today
Extra Dimensions: The Chelyabinsk meteor helped make the interstellar mission possible; major leaps in laser technology will be needed to make it ...

Meteor Activity Outlook for May 21-27, 2016
American Meteor Society
This is the worst time to try and view meteor activity as the glare from the moon will obscure all but the brightest meteors. Conditions improve slightly as ...

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