21 April 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 21APR2018

How to See This Weekend's Lyrid Meteor Shower
You'll want to look beyond our planet this Earth Day. The Lyrid meteor shower will peak in the early hours of Sunday, April 22, lighting up the sky with 10 to 20 shooting stars per hour. Added bonus: The sky will be purely dark for prime meteor viewing in the hours before dawn because the moon will set ...

When does the Lyrid meteor shower 2018 peak? Here's the best time to witness the dazzling ...
Stargazers are getting ready for one of the oldest meteor showers on the astronomical calendar. The Lyrids tgake place every April and, if conditions stay as they are at the moment, all of us in the UK will be in for a dazzling display. On a clear night, it's possible to see up to 20 meteors - also known as ...

Lyrid meteor shower peaks early Sunday morning
This meteor shower happens every year when Earth's orbit passes through tiny pieces of debris left behind by Comet Thatcher. In some years, Earth will pass through an unusually dense patch of debris, which can cause an outburst of Lyrid meteors, but 2018 is not predicted to be one of those years.
- International Business Times

Eyes open: Meteor shower to light up Vietnamese skies this weekend
VnExpress International
The annual Lyrid meteor shower is expected to beguile astronomy enthusiasts with a light show across Vietnam this weekend. Astronomers have predicted that observers will be able to see 15 to 20 meteors per hour. Dang Vu Tuan Son, chairman of the Vietnam Amateur Astronomy Club, said the best ...

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2018: How, When and Where to Catch the Peak Moment
Stargazers should head outside the evening of April 21 if they want to catch the best glimpse of our galaxy's oldest meteor shower. Although the Lyrid shower began earlier in the week, it will hit its peak before dawn on Sunday. In order to witness the annual event, viewers should head outdoors when it's ...

Gran asteroide casi choca contra la Tierra y la Nasa ni siquiera lo vio
Prensa Libre
En 2013 un meteorito cayó en una localidad poblada de Rusia. El sitio destaca que su onda expansiva dejó unos mil 500 heridos en el poblado de Cheliabinsk. Sin embargo, destaca la publicación, el cuerpo celeste de este domingo tiene un diámetro seis veces mayor que el del 2013, lo que dispara ...

Stishovite, SiO2, a very high pressure new mineral from Meteor Crater, Arizona
AGU Publications - Wiley
Stishovite, SiO2, a very high pressure new mineral from Meteor Crater, Arizona. E. C. T. Chao · Search for more papers by this author · J. J. Fahey · Search for more papers by this author · Janet Littler · Search for more papers by this author · D. J. Milton · Search for more papers by this author.

Meteor Scientists Analyse Data for Natural History Museum
William Perkin CofE High School
Meteor scientists have been analysing all the meteor data uploaded from the school computer, captured by our camera on the roof of the school. All the data they hone each month will go up on Twitter by Dr Ashley King from The Natural History Museum, which goes round the world, via their contacts, ...

Event 1496-2018
Fireball event
We received 6 reports about a fireball seen over Baden-Württemberg, Thüringen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Grand Est and Bourgogne Franche-Comté on Friday, April 20th 2018 around 19:45 UT. The trajectory displayed on the map and the KML file has been automatically computed based on all the witness ...

Event 1490-2018
Fireball event
Events in 2018 1490-2018 KML. AMS received 13 reports about a fireball seen over MO, IA, IL and Missouri on Friday, April 20th 2018 around 03:15 UT. D. Sound. 9 no. C. Sound. 11 no. Frag. 1 yes. 8 no. Twitter0. 13 Reports. a - Gary M. Level 4. b - Patrick A. Level 3. c - Mona M. Level 1. d - Angi S.

Event 1483-2018
Fireball event
Events in 2018 1483-2018 KML. AMS received 49 reports about a fireball seen over NY, PA, DE, NJ, CT, MD, New York, New Jersey and VA on Friday, April 20th 2018 around 00:48 UT. D. Sound. 1 yes. 39 no. C. Sound. 1 yes. 43 no. Frag. 6 yes. 32 no. Google+0. Twitter0. Stumbleupon0. 49 Reports ...

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

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