23 April 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 23APR2018

Astronomer sheds light on detection of near-Earth objects
Hawaii Tribune-Herald
More recently, Wainscoat highlighted the Chelyabinsk meteor in 2013, where a 20-meter-wide rock exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia, shattering windows and triggering car alarms from miles away. The Chelyabinsk meteor was the largest of the 556 asteroids to disintegrate in the Earth's atmosphere ...

Mysterious Arctic Ice Holes Baffle Scientists
National Geographic
Meier thinks it unlikely this is the result of a fragmented meteor strike, since the holes are so close together. The most likely explanation is seals, since they are known to gnaw through the ice for breathing holes and sometimes haul themselves onto the ice to rest. “If those holes are less than 2 meters in ...

NASA scientists name the 'most inaccurate' space movie ever
Yahoo Movies UK
It just really is relevant to how we actually fly in space.” Mission Control's flight director Emily Nelson adds: “If it weren't for Apollo 13, it would be really hard to explain what my job is.” Bruce Willis meteor actioner Armageddon, however, not so much. “Armageddon. It's just not very accurate,” she added.

Space Weather Gallery
Meteor Taken by Ian Carstairs on April 23, 2018 @ Harleston, Norfolk, UK. Click photo for larger image. Camera Used: Canon Canon EOS 7D Exposure Time: 200/10. Aperture: f/inf. ISO: 1000. Date Taken: 2018:04:23 07:59:33. More images. Details: Canon EOS7D Sangyam 14mm f2.8 20 secs ...

Meteor echo height ceiling effect and the mesospheric temperature estimation from meteor radar ...
Abstract. The mesospheric temperature estimation from meteor height distribution is reevaluated by using the Sounding of the Atmosphere using Broadband Emission Radiometry (SABER) and the King Sejong Station meteor radar observations. It is found that the experimentally determined ...

A travelling quasi 2-day wave in the meteor region
Science Direct
Oscillations in the meteor wind with periods of about 2 days during the summer are explained as the effects of travelling planetary-scale waves. Spaced station observations indicate that the waves are travelling westward with a zonal number three. A possible connection with the quasi 5-day wave is ...

Atmospheric tides in the meteor zone
Science Direct
The results of observations of upper atmospheric winds made during the I.Q.S.Y. by the radio-meteortechnique are described and discussed. Comparison is made with other data obtained in the Northern Hemisphere. Реферат. oпиcывaютcя и oбcyждaютcя peзyльтaты нaблюдeний вe тpoв в ...

Reports Report 1161p (Event 1161-2018)
Fireball report
Observer. Name, christina J. Experience Level, 3/5. Remarks, Contacted nasa, they would investigate and asked me to call local enforcements. Location. Address, Valley View, OH. Latitude, 41° 24' 8.36'' N (41.4°). Longitude, 81° 37' 30.03'' W (-81.63°). Elevation, 182.96m. Time and Duration. Local Date ...

Reports Report 1084y (Event 1084-2018)
Fireball report
Observer. Name, Patricia M. Experience Level, 1/5. Remarks, The singularly thing that stood out to me was it's angle of approach. It didn't seem too high up or to be moving vertically, though I know it had to have been. I thought it move in a SSW direction. I remember that some have a greenish tinted trail ...

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