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09 March 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 09MAR2018

Fireball off the Washington coast was likely a meteor
Seattle Times
Thousands of meteors of fireball magnitude occur every day, but most are never seen because they hit during the day or over uninhabited areas, according to the American Meteor Society. One of the most spectacular fireballs in recent history was the superbolide near Chelyabinsk, Russia, on Feb.

Mysterious boom, light in Grays Harbor County could be bolide meteoroid
KING5.com
A bolide is a special type of fireball, or very bright meteor, that explodes in a bright flash at its end, according to the American Meteor Society. ... If a fireball explodes as a bolide below an altitude of 30 miles, there's a chance people on the ground could hear sonic booms, which are noises that occur when ...

NASA Identifies Mystery Noise
750 KXL
Portland, Or. – NASA says a loud boom that was heard from Portland to Seattle last night was a meteor. NASA's Karen Northon says it was first spotted 51 miles above Tacoma, Washington moving at a speed of 31,000 miles per hour. She says it then fragmented over Skykomish, Washington. She says ...

Bright flash in the sky, loud boom, ground shaking reported in Grays Harbor County
KOMO News
"It took up the entire horizon, so it wasn't like it was a fireball, although the color was similar to what you would see with something like that." Grays Harbor County Emergency Management said it has contacted the National Weather Service in Seattle about the reports. The NWS said it there were no ...

NASA says 'fireball' that shook Washington coast about the size of minivan
kfor.com
SEATTLE – The fireball hundreds of people reported over the Washington coast Wednesday night was a meteor entering our atmosphere, NASA scientists told KCPQ. Around 7:10 p.m., Washingtonians reported a bright light in the sky, a boom and shaking. Grays Harbor Emergency Management ...

Big Boom, Flash Likely Exploding Meteor, Say Oregon Scientists
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Big Boom, Flash Likely Exploding Meteor, Say Oregon Scientists; Video - Experts are pointing to what is a bolide meteor: essentially a fireball that explodes.

MINIVAN SIZED METEOR HITS WASHINGTON
YouTube
Last night, March 8th 2018, A bolide (large meteor crash landed near Grays Harbor Washington. It created a sonic boom strong enough to shake houses and bust a...

Big boom, light in the sky was likely from a meteoroid
North Coast News
A bolide is a special type of fireball, or very bright meteor, that explodes in a bright flash at its end, according to the American Meteor Society. If a fireball explodes as a bolide below an altitude of 30 miles, there's a chance people on the ground could hear sonic booms, which are noises that occur when ...

NASA: 'Fireball' that shook Washington coast about the size of minivan
wtvr.com
SEATTLE -- The fireball hundreds of people reported over the Washington coast Wednesday night was a meteor entering our atmosphere, NASA scientists told KCPQ. Around 7:10 p.m., Washingtonians reported a bright light in the sky, a boom and shaking. Grays Harbor Emergency Management ...

What was that giant flash, boom over Wash. coast?
seattlepi.com
"If a very bright fireball...penetrates to the stratosphere, below an altitude of about 50 km (30 miles), and explodes as a bolide, there is a chance that sonic booms may be heard on the ground below. This is more likely if the bolide occurs at an altitude angle of about 45 degrees or so for the observer, and ...

Fireball the size of a minivan shakes Washington coast
fox5sandiego.com
SEATTLE – The fireball hundreds of people reported over the Washington coast Wednesday night was a meteor entering our atmosphere, NASA scientists told KCPQ. Around 7:10 p.m., Washingtonians reported a bright light in the sky, a boom and shaking. Grays Harbor Emergency Management ..

Big boom, flash likely an exploding meteor
KATU
Big boom, flash likely an exploding meteor. by KATU and KOMO Staffs. The sky lights up in Washington in this still image from video by ... A bolide is an extremely bright meteor that explodes in the atmosphere. Astronomers say it's about as bright as the full moon. Jim Todd at OMSI said it appeared the ...

NASA says 'fireball' that shook Washington coast about the size of minivan
Q13 FOX
SEATTLE -- The fireball hundreds of people reported over the Washington coast Wednesday night was a meteor entering our atmosphere, NASA scientists told Q13 News. Not just a meteor. A fireball. A big fireball. Around 8:10 p.m., Washingtonians from Aberdeen to Port Orchard reported a bright light ...
 
Mysterious boom, light in Pacific NW could be bolide meteoroid
kgw.com
A bolide is a special type of fireball, or very bright meteor, that explodes in a bright flash at its end, according to the American Meteor Society. What about that loud boom some people heard? If a fireball explodes as a bolide below an altitude of 30 miles, there's a chance people on the ground could hear ...

Asteroid the size of a skyscraper seen zipping by Earth
CNET
A sizable space rock cruised through our corner of the galaxy Wednesday without doing any harm, but it did provide a rare opportunity for even amateur astronomers to catch an asteroid fly-by. Asteroid 2017 VR12 passed by at a safe distance of about 870,000 miles (1.4 million kilometers), which is 3.76 ...

NASA warns colossal HAZARDOUS asteroid BIGGER than Eiffel Tower heading to Earth TODAY
Daily Star
The newly-discovered space rock – dubbed Asteroid 2018 CB – is expected to soon past out planet at around 5.30pm EST. It will be travelling at a speed close to five miles per second and will pass at a distance of about 39,000 miles. That's just one-fifth of the distance from Earth to the Moon and it's a ...

What is an asteroid, meteor, meteoroid, and meteorite?
YouTube
An person from NASA explains so you can keep these space rocks straight.

Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower
Night Sky Network
The Delta Aquarids is an average shower that can produce up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by debris left behind by comets Marsden and Kracht. The shower runs annually from July 12 to August 23. It peaks this year on the night of July 28 and morning of July 29. The nearly full moon ...

Perseid Meteor Shower Party - Event Calendar
Oregon State Parks
Description. Join us at Loeb State Park to view the annual Perseid Meteors. Park in the Loeb picnic area, take access road to gravel bar to marked event area. Bring blankets, chairs, & red flashlights. 2017-2018 Oregon State Parks Guide · Brochures and Maps | News Media | Contact.

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Report a Fireball Name, Pamela W. Experience Level, 2/5. Remarks, I did not see a fireball but continued with this survey to offer info I had regarding hearing and feeling the explosion. I thought it was either an earthquake or severe explosion. My neighbors had the same experience. I'm guessing on the time, not positive ..

Event 910-2018
Fireball event
Events in 2018 910-2018 KML. We received one report about a fireball seen over Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur on Wednesday, March 7th 2018 around 19:15 UT. 1 Witness Report. a - Jonathan L. Level 3. Show Trajectory. Observers map, Heat map. Without observation directions, With observation ...

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Report a Fireball
Name, Ron C. Experience Level, 1/5. Remarks, This was the first time I ever saw a fire ball….I have seen shooting stars before but this was totally different. Larger, closer and golden orange color and watched it break up. very cool and memorable.

Janus 2018
International Meteor Organization
Welcome to the first WGN issue of 2018! The start of a new year offers an opportunity to reflect: what did we achieve in the past year? Which opportunities are at hand and what do we want to achieve in the near future? Sanity check: what does the International Meteor Organization stand for? What are its ...

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

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