16 October 2016

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 16OCT2016

This Week's Sky at a Glance, October 14 – 22
Sky & Telescope
The modest Orionid meteor shower should be active for the next several mornings, but the light of the waning gibbous Moon will interfere with the ...

Chinese meteorite field likely to be world's largest
gbtimes- October 14, 2016
Experts from the Chinese Academy of Sciences confirmed on October 13 that the meteorite-strewn field in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is likely the world's largest. ...

Extraterrestrial Impact Preceded Ancient Global Warming Event
By Mary L. Martially- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute- October 13, 2016
A comet strike may have triggered the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), a rapid warming of the Earth caused by an accumulation of atmospheric carbon dioxide 56 million years ago,...

A Meteor Crossing the Sky of Louisville
Council Chronicle
The brilliant light was proved to be a meteor. Many locals panicked and sent news and reports to the office of St. Tammany Parish Sheriff and to The ...

Meteor sighting was likely space station trash, says MUN instructor
The American Meteor Society recorded four reports of a suspected "fireball" — a bright meteor — in the sky at around 7 p.m. The object was spotted ...

The History Of The Orionid Meteor Shower & Its Origin Constellation
Stargazers, rejoice! For the next few weeks, you may be able to catch glimpses of the Orionid meteor shower. The history of the Orionids is rooted in a ...

NJ Night Sky: Little bits from Comet Halley
The Eta Aquarid meteor shower in the spring gets a lot of attention because the dust that causes it comes from the famous Comet Halley. This is fine ..

Colonizing the moon? Meteor showers more frequent than expected
Earth Mystery News
Scientists counted 222 new meteor impacts in seven years. The moon's surface is changing considerably faster than previously thought, says a new ...

October's supermoon to rise this Sunday
Orlando Sentinel
Supermoon through the years see from around the World. The supermoon is also known as “lunar perigee,” when the moon is at its closest to Earth.

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

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