20 March 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 20MAR2018

Newton School employs virtual reality for science lessons
The Recorder
“Meteor!” her students yelled as one seemed to be coming their way. Inside a portable, inflatable planetarium-like theater in the Newton School gym, classes learned more about different science lessons — from rocket ships to the universe, from the planet's environment to the history of dinosaurs.

There's a small chance an asteroid will smack into Earth in 2135. NASA is working on a plan.
Washington Post
A century later in 2013, a 10-ton, 49-foot-wide meteor streaked over Russia's Ural Mountains at hypersonic speeds, shattering windows and injuring 1,100 people, Fox News reported. (Most were injured by shattered glass as they watched the meteor cross the daytime sky). The meteor broke up before it ...

Event 1023-2018
Fireball event
We received 5 reports about a fireball seen over NH, CT, MA, NJ and NY on Friday, March 16th 2018 around 09:49 UT. The trajectory displayed on the map and the KML file has been automatically computed based on all the witness reports and may not be the most optimized.

Fireball report
American Meteor Society
Location. Address, Igarassu, Pernambuco (BR). Latitude, 7° 49' 13.52'' S (-7.820423°). Longitude, 34° 54' 44.61'' W (-34.912392°). Elevation, 12.431523m. Time and Duration. Local Date & Time, 2018-03-19 01:59 -3 time zones. UT Date & Time, 2018-03-19 04:59 UT. Duration, ≈1.5s. Direction. Moving ...

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