21 July 2016

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 21JUL2016

fireball scares and amazes Kimberley stargazers
ABC Online
"It was scary, because it came from the airport direction, and then we realised that it was probably space junk or a meteor," talkback caller Monica from ...

Rogue planet gave the man in moon a black eye
The Australian
Computer modelling suggested that these scars had been ploughed not by dislodged moonrock but by a chunk of the meteor itself, which broke apart ...

The meteor that wasn't: Object could be International Space Station debris
Manawatu Standard
What was first thought to be a large meteor exploded over the South Island on Tuesday night, sparking a flurry of phone calls to police. It was spotted ...

Was it a meteor? The verdict is ... no
The 'meteor' over the South Island was likely to have a been a piece of a Russian rocket headed for the ISS. Source: ONE News ...

Remnants of Earth's Construction
-- Tungsten isotopic data from modern flood basalts show that regions of Earth's mantle have
remained chemically isolated since they formed during accretion of the planet. ...

Meteor shower watch at Aldergrove park
Abbotsford News (registration) (blog)
The Perseid meteor shower returns next month and stargazers are invited to watch the action through high-powered telescopes at Aldergrove ...

Next week, a meteor shower created by a mysterious comet will reach its peak -- here's how to watch
Business Insider Australia
The Perseids, one of the most popular meteor showers of the year, is coming up in just under a month. But you don't have to wait until August to see ...

Look, up in the sky! The best ways to stargaze in Columbia
The State
The Perseid meteor shower peaks on Thursday, Aug. 11 and Friday, Aug. 12. Best viewing will be in the early morning, away from city lights. File photo ...

Outburst of Perseid meteors predicted
Portage Daily Register
One of the most anticipated observing events every summer is the Perseid meteor shower. Every year around Aug. 12, the sky lights up with up to 90 ...

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