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05 August 2016

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 05AUG2016

Quick facts: Perseid meteor shower
USA Today
The Perseid meteor shower is one you won't want to miss, with a peak-rate of 200 meteors per hour expected to fly across the night sky.

Perseid meteor shower 2016 update: Record number of meteors predicted on August 12, best ...
ChristianToday
From among the numerous exciting natural phenomena that humans get to experience in their lifetimes are meteor showers. The Perseid meteor ...

The Perseid meteor shower is finally here, and it's going to be twice as good this year
Physics-Astronomy
If you are a sky-watching enthusiast like me then you're not gonna want to miss this year's Perseid meteor shower. Astronomers are forecasting that, ...

Perseid Meteor Shower Will Be Extra Awesome This Year, NASA Says
Space.com
Shooting-star seekers heading out to watch the Perseid meteor shower on Aug. 11 and 12 can see up to 200 meteors per hour under ideal conditions ...

The 'Awesome' Perseid Meteor Shower Is Awfully Overhyped
Forbes
At many different times throughout the year, the planet Earth passes near a comet or asteroid's orbital path, with the result being a meteor shower.

Perseid meteor shower 'outburst': 200 meteors an hour to streak across Upstate NY
NewYorkUpstate.com
A view of the Perseid meteor shower from the west side of Seneca Lake in Penn Yan on Aug. 13, 2015....

Student Captures Very Rare Giant Fireball in Siberia
Aussie Network News
A giant fireball was caught on camera outside Novosibirsk, Siberia's largest city. Although some thought that this was of extraterrestrial origin, ... Not a meteor; likely transformer station?.

Experts baffled over mysterious ball lightning spotted in Siberia
Daily Star
“I was astonished to see fireball lightning of such size - and not just that, but to catch the whole process from the beginning when it appeared until the ... Not a meteor; likely transformer station?.

The Perseid meteor shower is on its way and it's going to be twice as spectacular this year
Aberdeen Evening Express
The Perseid meteor shower is caused by debris falling from the tail of Comet Swift-Tuttle when it comes into contact with the Earth's atmosphere.

Perseid Meteor Shower
Northern Virginia Astronomy Club
While NOVAC isn't hosting a public night for this meteor shower there are a number of resources out there on the shower and ways to observe and if ...

Perseid meteor shower will be twice as good as normal this year, says Nasa
The Independent
The Perseids, one of the best opportunities in the year for seeing a meteor shower, are approaching. And it's going to be twice as good this year.

Look Up! Perseid Meteor Shower to be extra awesome this year
NBC4i.com
In this photo taken with long exposure, a Perseid meteor streaks across the sky during the annual Perseidmeteor shower in El Escorial, outside ...

Perseid meteor shower to light up night sky with 200 shooting stars an hour
Gloucestershire Live
Stargazers are in for a treat this August as the annual Perseid meteor shower lights up the night sky. The meteor shower – one of the brightest and ...

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