04 May 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 03-04MAY2017

Meteorites don't just create craters on Earth, but also trigger volcanic eruptions
India Today
When a large piece of rock falls to the Earth as a meteor, it not only creates a a huge hole on the surface, but also triggers explosive volcanic eruptions ...

Meteor showers prompted volcano eruptions, study suggests
The team studied rocks in a massive crater in Sudbury, Ontario, where a deep basin was formed 1.85 billion years ago by a bolide, a meteor which ...

Meteor showers prompted volcano eruptions, study suggests
The team studied rocks in a massive crater in Sudbury, Ontario, where a deep basin was formed 1.85 billion years ago by a bolide, a meteor which ...

Today in history for Monday, May 1, 2017
Quad-Cities Online
... 150 years ago: A brilliant object passed over Rock Island between 11 and 12 p.m. which was watched by many people and believed to be a meteor.

Cloudy Nights
I have never seen an Iridium flare that small in scale ! They are always multiple degrees long at the shortest, if not 10's of degrees long at their flare ...

In one quick video, this guy captures space lightning, meteors and Aurora Australis
Finlay told ABC News he was trying to capture the Lyrids meteor shower, and didn't realise at the time he had also caught some rare sprites over the ...

Top tips to view a meteor shower
Skywatchers are in for a dazzling display as the annual Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak on Wednesday.

meteor shower
Manila Bulletin News
Meteor shower set to occur Friday early morning. By Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz With clear skies, skygazers may be able to catch sight of shooting stars ...

Upstate NY stargazing in May: A meteor shower and preparations for the solar eclipse
Every once in a while, New York and most of the rest of the U.S. is treated to some significant daytime astronomical phenomenon. As you might ...

Perseids Meteor Shower Overnight
San Francisco Bay Area Council
While the skies are lit up several times a year by other meteor showers, the Perseids are widely sought after by astronomers and stargazers. This is ...

Eta Aquarid meteor shower could bring bright, if low, fireballs to Pennsylvania's night sky
Some spectacular shooting stars might be streaming across the night sky over Pennsylvania this week as the Eta Aquarid meteor shower, which is ...

Spring Meteor Shower and 6 More Sky Events in May
National Geographic Australia
Shooting stars will grace the skies all week long, as the Eta Aquarid meteor shower kicks into gear. The best display will happen on the night of May 5 ...

Hey Ed! What's that in the sky?
KTVQ Billings News
There are signs that the Aquarid Meteor Shower is underway! As earth slips through debris streams from Halley's Comet, 10 to 30 meteors per hour ...

Satellite electrical damage linked to space dust
Meteor showers such as the Geminids also contain tiny space rocks sometimes no bigger than a grain of dust that can cause severe mechanical ...

Meteors from Halley's Comet
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
A radar in Canada has detected radio echoes coming from the constellation Aquarius. This is a sign that the annual eta Aquarid meteor shower is ...

Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower To Grace Skies This Weekend
Science World Report
At the peak of the meteor shower, sky watchers can expect to see about 30 meteors per hour. The peak should happen at the dawn of May 6. To see ...

How to watch Halley's Comet live: Watch the incredible Aquariids meteor shower
Vietnam News and World - TinTuc24hOnline
The meteor shower will rain down on Earth this Friday and Saturday, between May 5 and 6, in a breathtaking astronomical spectacle. Stargazers in the ...

Watch the incredible Aquariids meteor shower
Daily Express
THE Eta Aquariids Meteor Shower will peak this week with Halley's Comet passing over Earth. Find out how to watch the incredible spectacle live.

Meteor Shower Bike Ride / Everglades National Park
South Florida National Parks Trust
Join an Everglades National Park ranger on Saturday May 6 and watch an evening meteor shower on this 15-mile bike ride to the Shark Valley ...

Event 1561-2017
Fireball event
AMS received 10 reports about a fireball seen over State of Mato Grosso, Pará and Mato Grosso on Thursday, April 27th 2017 around 22:34 UT.

November 2016 report from the IMO Video Meteor Network is available at http://www.imonet.org/reports/201611.pdf

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

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