19 October 2016

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 19OCT2016

There is Nothing we can do to stop an Asteroid Apocalypse
New York Post
Earth’s defense systems against giant space rocks are woefully inadequate, leaving the planet dangerously exposed, a leading expert has warned.... big enough to level cities or even potentially destroy all life on the planet....And the warning systems currently in place to detect approaching asteroids are insufficient to tackle the looming threat....

Asteroid impact warning: Meteor could wipe out cities without Asgardia defence shield
Daily Star
He said the Chelyabinsk Meteor, an approximately 20 metre asteroid, which crashed into Earth in 2013 was a shocking wake-up call for mankind

DARPA to Transfer Advanced Space Debris Telescope to Air Force
Asteroid tracking telescope system tested at White Sands Proving Grounds on 18OCT2016 will be transferred to Australia....

Space Weather Executive Order: (OCT-13-2016)
Executive Order -- Coordinating Efforts to Prepare the Nation for Space Weather Events
Oct. 13, 2016 Immediate Release..

Two-Mile Wide Meteor Might Come Dangerously Close To Hitting Earth
iTech Post
An asteroid that passed through Earth in the past is orbiting back to our planet prompting fears that collision is likely to occur this time around. Dubbed ...
Meteor-like objects fall in Peerumade
The Hindu
Meteor-like objects that fell in Peerumade on Tuesday night created moments of tension. District Collector G.R. Gokul told The Hindu that the image he ...

Several meteor-like objects land in Kerala's Peermade, India
The Watchers
Several meteor-like objects survived their passage through the Earth's atmosphere and landed near the city of Peermade in the Indian state of Kerala ...
VIDEO: UW cam pick up meteor over Madison
The UW Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences caught a meteor streaking through the sky south of Madison around 9:20 p.m. on Monday ...

'Exquisite' fireball brightens Ottawa's early morning sky
A bright fireball astronomers say was very likely a meteor streaked across the early morning sky over Ottawa Monday, captivating those awake early ...

Possible meteor seen shooting across Ottawa-Gatineau sky Monday morning
A bright streak of light crossing the sky over Ottawa-Gatineau early Monday morning has been reported by several residents. Mary Dallimore was ...

Video captures meteor streaking over Ottawa - Ottawa Citizen

Sudburians likely saw 'fireball' in early Monday morning sky
A fireball is seen here over the desert of Central Australia. A Science North staff scientist said Sudburians likely spotted a fireball early Monday ...

Meteor fireball seen shooting over Ottawa, Canada
Signs of the Times
This still, taken from a dashcam video submitted by Eugene Deery, shows what could be a meteor streaking across the sky early Monday morning.
How to best enjoy the Orionid meteor shower this week
The Orionid meteor shower will peak October 21-22, promising a dazzling astronomical display for stargazers on earth. The meteor shower will ...

Orionids Meteor Shower 2016: When is the shower, what time, how to watch shooting stars
THE Orionids Meteor Shower will light up the night sky with dazzling shooting stars later this week. Here is how you can spot them for yourself.

Sky Matters: November is a great month for skywatchers
Irish Examiner
The Leonids' meteor shower peaks on the nights of November 16 and 17, but the bright moon will make it difficult to observe the fainter meteors.

How to view the Orionid meteor shower as it peaks this week
Oct 17, 2016; 8:03 AM ET Orionid meteors will streak across the night sky as the shower is set to peak late this week.

Meteor showers
The on-line software CalSky calculates the dates and times of visibility of the yearly returning meteor showers. You also learn which showers are ...

UK: Orionid meteor shower viewing to be impacted by clouds
The Orionid meteor shower will peak later this week; however, viewing may be impacted by clouds in some areas. The Orionid meteor shower is a ..

What is the Orionid Meteor Shower and how can I see it?
Torquay Herald Express
A SPECTACULAR meteor shower should be visible to the naked eye across South Devon this week. The shower will be made up of dust from Halley's ...

Orionid meteor shower
Pentax Forums
The Orionid meteor shower peaks Thursday night/Friday morning (20th/21st). If you want to try photographing a meteor shower this will be your next.

Meteor shower in Kuwait
The Astronomy and Space Sciences Department in Kuwait Science Club said Kuwait will witness Orionid meteor shower caused by Halley's Comet ...
Mars about to get a new visitor as ESA's Schiaparelli module readies for descent
Orlando Sentinel
See where the planets will be in the October sky as well as meteor showers and constellations. See where the planets will be in the October sky as ...

Meteors Observation and Fascination
NAMN (Meteors)
Observation Spot: The spot for meteor observation is extremely important. You cannot observe in an environment meteor-shower-2013 full of light....

Meteor Trails & Radio Signals
Notes and details about meteor trails and the different types that affect radio propagation for meteor scatter or meteor burst communications.

Event 3991-2016
Fireball event
Events in 2016 3991-2016 KML. AMS received 26 reports about a fireball seen over FL on Monday, October 17th 2016 around 09:39 UT. D. Sound.
Death By Meteor Polls High With Millennial Voters
Huffington Post
Nearly one in four millennials would prefer to see Earth destroyed by a giant meteor than see Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton in the White House, ...

Some Millennials Prefer Meteor Strike to Trump, Clinton: Poll
NBC Bay Area
A new national poll by the University of Massachusetts Lowell finds that nearly a quarter of millennials would prefer to see a meteor strike Earth than ...

Trump? Clinton? Many young Americans prefer giant meteor, poll finds
Some 53 percent of the 1,247 people aged 18 to 35 said they would prefer to see a meteor destroy the world than have Republican New York real ...

In UMass survey, millennials choose meteor over both Clinton and Trump
Boston Business Journal
“We don't think its people actually want a meteor to hit. But this election is causing a lot of distain and disaffection in people learning civics for the first ...

1 In 4 Millennials Prefer Meteor Strike To Clinton Or Trump, Poll Finds
CBS Local
BOSTON (CBS) – A new poll finds that nearly 1 in 4 millennials would prefer a meteor strike rather than Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump being elected ...

Giant meteor hitting earth preferred by 1 in 4 millennials over Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton ..
The Independent
Still, the poll reflects favour for Ms Clinton as only 34 per cent preferred Giant Meteor to her presidency; some 53 per cent would rather face a fate ...

The Week Magazine

Almost a quarter of millennials prefer Armageddon to Clinton or Trump
Miami Herald

Some millennials say they would rather have the world end than a President Clinton or Trump
The Boston Globe

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

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Im in houston tx and just seen something a big big shooting star maybe but it was falling straight down, really fast i was facing south west. Did anybody else see this?