27 March 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 27MAR2018

Meteorite spotted in Colorado
This truck driver was going along the highway in Colorado, United States, when he saw a meteorite. The natural phenomenon was filmed at 5.20 am.

Dash Cam Captures Fireball in Colorado
Sputnik International
An early morning motorist on a Colorado highway caught a video of a fireball he labeled as a "meteorite," streaking across the sky near the US Air Force Academy. The footage, recorded at about 5:20 a.m. last Saturday on Interstate 25 in Gleneagle, shows a bright flash of light appear to drop toward the ...

Dash cam captures fireball's flight across Colorado sky
Dash cam captures fireball's flight across Colorado sky. By Ben Hooper | March 26, 2018 at 1:41 PM ... March 26 (UPI) -- An early morning driver on a Colorado road captured video of a fireball streaking across the sky near the U.S. Air Force Academy. The video, recorded about 5:20 a.m. Saturday on ...

On-Demand Meteor Showers Are Coming Soon to a Sky Near You
Popular Mechanics
ALE hopes to market their technology to cities, companies, or rich individuals who want a custom meteor shower for a cost that ALE claims will be less than that of a municipally-sponsored fireworks show. Their plan is to launch a pair of small satellites each equipped with a few hundred small metal ...

What you need to know about China's space station falling to Earth
41 NBC News
“We won't have a firm idea of precisely when — or any clue of where — until several hours prior to reentry,” he said. “There's still a fair amount of uncertainty.” Here's everything you need to know about Tiangong-1 and its impending fall.

China spacecraft may crash into Australia
Newcastle Herald
"The thing that would be really nice, if it re-enters over Australia at night, is that we'll get to see a spectacular sight of the spacecraft breaking up and lighting up as it comes in like a meteor shower." The temperature and density of different parts of the atmosphere, the Sun's activity and what parts are ...

PMN-Portuguese Meteor Network and OLA-Observatório do Lago Alqueva agreem
Title: PMN-Portuguese Meteor Network and OLA-Observatório do Lago Alqueva agreement. Authors: Saraiva, C. Affiliation: AA(PMN- Portuguese Meteor Network, Rua Aquilino Ribeiro, 23 – 1° Dto, 2790-028 Carnaxide, Portugal. ) Publication: eMeteorNews, eZine, ISSN 2570-4745 Online publication ...

Altitudinal dependence of meteor radio afterglows measured via optical counterparts
AGU Publications - Wiley
Utilizing the all‐sky imaging capabilities of the first station of the Long Wavelength Array along with a host of all‐sky optical cameras, we have now observed 44 optical meteor counterparts to radio afterglows. Combining these observations, we have determined the geographic positions of all 44 ...

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

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