11 March 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 11MAR2018

Fireball off the Washington coast was likely a meteor
Centralia Chronicle
Several people on the Washington coast also reported hearing a loud boom, which would elevate the event to a category called a bolide — a rare, extremely bright fireball that creates a sonic boom as it penetrates the Earth's stratosphere and explodes. “When I started getting phone calls from the entire ...

Saving the Earth: NASA might use nukes to protect the planet from a deadly asteroid
India Today
But the real damage would come from the air burst, caused by the meteor hurtling through the atmosphere, which could collapse buildings and tear down trees up to 30 miles away. According to physicist David Dearborn, "If the asteroid is small enough, and we detect it early enough, we can do it with the ...

Just saw a meteorite flying through the night of Asuncion, Paraguay from my terrace.
NASA gets back with the community 1-2 days later and say it was a meteorite... something that starts with a b. Blourite or something. And it was about the size of a van upon entry before it melted to the size of a brick and hit the Pacific Ocean. It basically had created an intense sonic boom which is what ...

An ancient meteor shower shown as fiery lances. Pictures
Getty Images
Engraving depicting an ancient meteor shower shown as fiery lances. Dated 16th Century.

AMS event #944-2018
Fireball event
Events in 2018 944-2018 KML. AMS received one report about a fireball seen over Occitanie on Friday, March 9th 2018 around 07:13 UT. D. Sound. n/a. C. Sound. n/a. Frag. n/a. Twitter0. 1 Report. a - Richard M. Level 4. Show Trajectory. Observers map, Heat map. Without observation directions, With ...

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