25 January 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 25JAN2017

Asteroid 2017 BX to speed past Earth just days after discovery
International Business Times UK
The potential risk asteroids pose to Earth was highlighted in February 2013 when the Chelyabinsk meteor crashed down in Russia. The meteor, about ...

There Are Green Meteors And Green Comets, But Never A Green Star
There are green comets, the momentary green brilliance of a meteor, the faint green glow of northern aurora, and even a green glow to some distant ...

Ancient diversification of ocean life unconnected to meteor bombardment of Earth, study says
The Japan Times
PARIS – An explosion of ocean life 471 million years ago was not sparked by a meteor bombardment of Earth, said a study that challenges a leading ...

Rare meteorites common in the Ordovician period
Most meteorites that fall today are H and L type ordinary chondrites, yet the main belt asteroids best positioned to deliver meteorites are LL chondrites 1,2 . This suggests that the current meteorite flux is dominated by fragments from recent asteroid breakup events 3,4 and therefore is not representative over longer (100-Myr) timescales. ...

Bright green meteor fireball lights up skies over Exeter, UK
A bright green 'fireball' lit up the skies over Exeter as a meteor blasted through the atmosphere and gave a spectacular natural light show. The 'bolide' ...

Bright green fireball observed over Exeter, England
The Watchers
A bright green fireball lit up the skies over Exeter, England at 21:37 UTC on January 22, 2017. The event lasted about 7 seconds and was recorded by ...
Exeter Observatory UK Meteor Capture 22/01/2017
Earth Changing Extremities - WordPress.com
Quadrantid Meteor shower 2017In "Meteorite". Ethereal images capture meteor speeding over molten lavaIn "Meteorite". BrightMeteor Observed Over ...

Most meteorites on Earth came from the same 466-million-year-old event
Pulse Headlines
Perseid meteor shower. Image credit: Caters News Agency. “We spend lots of time studying the debris from the big asteroid destruction event 466 ...

Astronomy & Astrophysics
1 Astronomical Society Istra Pula, Park Monte Zaro 2, 52100 Pula, Croatia e-mail: damir@astro.hr 2 IMCCE, Observatoire de Paris, 77 Avenue Denfert ...

Brilliant green meteor fireball photographed over Southern India
The photograph was shot on October 9, 2015, and Yadav was at the Nilgiri's near Ooty when he shot the green meteor. The town he is overlooking is ...

Emerald green meteor photographed over India's 'Sky Islands'
If getting the right timing to photograph a meteor is already a challenge, all the more is photographing a brilliant green meteor streaking across the sky.

Meteor Fireball Blazes Across Siberian City of Omsk
bended reality.com
Motorists were given an extraordinary experience as the meteor blazed across the sky. Motorists in the city of Omsk in Siberia were treated to the rare.

Tunguska Event Over A Century Ago Believed To Have Left A Hidden Crater Based On Impact
iTech Post
Thus, upon impact, scientists were never able to find any geological remains that would define the incident as a meteor hitting Russia. However, over ...

Event 269-2017
Fireball event
AMS received 11 reports about a fireball seen over KS, OK, TX, MO and AR on Tuesday, January 24th 2017 around 03:52 UT.

2017 The FOURTH Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™ / Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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