06 March 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 06MAR2018

Meteor fireball flashes across the sky of Newcastle, Australia (VIDEO)
This is a rare type of meteor flashing across the sky above Newcastle. Graeme Challen's dashcam captured the moment, as he was driving east along the New England Highway towards Hexham Bridge. "It had this incredible electric blue-green colour,"...

A suspected meteor flashes across the sky of Newcastle
Newcastle Herald
A suspected meteor flashes across the sky of Newcastle ... Meteor video: The date is incorrect because it hadn't been set. When he saw the initial flash and ... The American Meteor Society says nickel appears in meteors as green, magnesium as blue-white and sodium produces a bright yellow color. (Note: Event was Mar 1, 2018)

Reports of meteor sighting across Michigan, upper Midwest
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The American Meteor Society has several reports from Michigan and other spots in the Midwest of a meteor or fireball sighting early Monday morning. The reports stretch from Illinois and Wisconsin, across Michigan, to Ohio, at about 4:30 a.m. Monday. Pending reports are listed ...

Five years after Chelyabinsk meteorite the sky over Milwaukee has been lit with its minor brother
Wisconsin State Journal
The most spectacular meteor sighting in newest history has been observed five years ago. Big meteor has exploded over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk. The light from the meteor was brighter than the Sun. It has been observed over a wide area of the southern Ural region. The explosion generated a ...

Mysterious Celestial Ball of Fire Detected in Russia's Urals Skies (VIDEO)
Sputnik International
... looked like a massive falling ball of fire, local media outlets have reported. According to him, a blue flash in the footage indicates that the celestial body was flying at a high speed when a car's dashboard camera captured the moment of the alleged meteor falling from the skies in the Russian Urals city.

Calibration-free quantitative elemental analysis of meteor plasma using reference laser-induced ...
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Calibration-free quantitative elemental analysis of meteor plasma using reference laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy of meteorite samples. Martin Ferus1, Jakub Koukal2, Libor Lenža1,2, Jiří Srba2, Petr Kubelík1,3, Vojtěch Laitl1, Ekaterina M. Zanozina1,3, Pavel Váňa1, Tereza Kaiserová1, Antonín ...

Meteorite burns up in skies over Romania
A remarkable video has emerged of a meteorite lighting up the skies over Dej, Romania on Wednesday 7th Jan. The footage, captured on CCTV, shows the meteorit...

AMS event #869-2018
Fireball event
Events in 2018 869-2018 KML. AMS received 65 reports about a fireball seen over KY, TN, AL, GA, SC, NC, MS and MO on Sunday, March 4th 2018 around 05:28 UT. D. Sound. 3 yes. 49 no. C. Sound. 52 no. Frag. 20 yes. 36 no. Twitter0. 65 Reports. a - Joel C. Level 3. aa - Tom T. Level 3. ab - Laura G.

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