21 March 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 21MAR2018

Analysis of the formation of Meteor Crater, Arizona: A preliminary report
AGU Publications - Wiley
A theoretical study is made of the cratering process accompanying the impact of a 12,000‐ton iron projectile on a semi‐infinite half‐space of soft rock at a velocity of 30 km/sec. The constituents and velocity approximate those involved in the formation of Meteor Crater, Arizona. The assumption is made ...

Giant meteorite lifted from lake in Russia
NBC News
The giant meteor fragment weighed more than 1200 pounds. It broke into pieces as scientists removed it from Lake Chebarkul in central Russia where it landed in February. NBC's Brian Williams reports.

There's a small chance an asteroid will hit Earth in 2135. NASA is working on a plan
The Sydney Morning Herald
A century later in 2013, a 10-ton, 15-metre-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 ...

Satellite? Meteor? Something else?
Cloudy Nights
Hey everyone,. This weekend, I just caught my first photons in quite a while due to house projects and cloudy evenings. Since my last time imaging, I added plate solving, and sort of figured out phd2 on the second night, so I went from throwing out about half my subs on the first night, to only one out ...

Events in 2018 1076-2018 KML
Fireball event
ID, UT Date & Time, Local Date & Time, City, State, Dur. Magn. D. Sound, C. Sound, Frag. Observer, Exp. a, 2018-03-19 21:30 UT, 2018-03-19 16:30 CDT, Baton Rouge, LA, ≈3.5s, -23, -, - ? Leroy S, 1. b, 2018-03-19 21:30 UT, 2018-03-19 16:30 CDT, Napoleonville, LA, ≈3.5s, -26, -, -, -, Ginger R, 3.

2018 The FIFTH Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™ / Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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