27 April 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 27APR2018

This is when you can see the Eta Aquarids meteor shower over Huddersfield
Huddersfield Examiner
It's almost time again for the annual Eta Aquarids meteor shower which - weather permitting - will be providing a spectacle for astronomers and casual stargazers alike. The shower, named after the brightest star of the constellation, Eta Aquarii, is set to peak between May 4 and May 7. If you're ...

Where and when you can see the spectacular Eta Aquaridsmeteor shower in 2018
Kent Live
The out-of-this-world event takes place between April and May and is named after the brightest star of the constellation, Eta Aquarii. And while it may not be as well known as the Perseid meteor shower, it is an opportunity to see a long stretch of shooting stars that promises to be jaw-dropping.

You Are Working At NASA When A Probe Traveling To
You are working at NASA when a probe traveling to Mars gets hit by a micro-meteor and begins spinning. The probe has working thrusters which can provide 100 N of force in any direction on the outer edge of the probe. You measure the angular velocity vector of the spacecraft to be ~? = [0.8, ?1.1, 3.2] ...

Meteor Activity Outlook for April 28-May 4, 2018
American Meteor Society
As the week progresses the waning gibbous moon will rise later in the evening but will still seriously impede meteor viewing as the bright glare will obscure all but the brightest meteors. The estimated total hourly meteor rates for evening observers this week is 1 as seen from mid-northern latitudes (45N) ...

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