14 April 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 14APR2018

ESA's Mars Express finds possible supervolcano remnant
One possibility is that a meteor left an imprint that was then filled in by flowing deposits of ice and rock. The deposits weigh down the crater floor, causing it to crack, yielding the uneven landscape still observable today. The second possibility is that Ismenia Patera was a supervolcano that exploded ...

The sky this week for April 13 to 22
Astronomy Magazine
The annual Lyrid meteor shower reaches its peak before dawn under good viewing conditions. The nearly First Quarter Moon sets before 2 a.m. local daylight time, leaving nearly three hours of dark skies before morning twilight commences. The shower's radiant — the point in the constellation Lyra the ...

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2018: When To Watch In Illinois
ILLINOIS — The spring and summer meteor shower season starts this month with the Lyrid meteor shower, which runs April 16-25, but peaks Sunday, April 22, but skywatchers may also see them on the days before and after the peak. The forecast in Illinois suggests viewing conditions may not be too ...

Nördlingen, Germany, built in a 14 million year old meteor impact crater
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Close encounters
The following table lists the upcoming close encounters with all other known orbiting objects for which orbital elements are available (over 16000). Only objects which come within 5 km are included. Please note that the accuracy of these predictions is limited by the accuracy of the latest orbital elements.

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Park district holding National Astronomy Day event
Lima Ohio
SPENCERVILLE — The Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District is holding a National Astronomy Day event at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Kendrick Woods, 971 N. Defiance Trail, Spencerville. The Lima Astronomical Society will bring telescopes and lead discussions on astronomy. The Lyrid ...

Lyrids Meteor Shower Program – Lake Havasu City Library
Arizona SciTech Festival
Lyrids Meteor Shower Program – Lake Havasu City Library. You are invited to learn about the oldest, visible meteor shower, the Lyrids Meteor Shower. This event is open to the public and there is no charge to attend. When is it? April 20th, 2018 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.. Organization Mohave County Library.

Westminster High School Lyrid Meteor Shower Nite
Night Sky Network
Join us on the night of April 20th at Westminster Senior High School, where the Science Honors society is hosting us for a Lyrid Meteor Shower (peak is expected on the 22nd, but there still should be plenty to see). We'll look at Venus at Sunset, and after 9:30 at Jupiter as well as showing numerous ...

Event 1398-2018
Fireball event
Events in 2018 1398-2018 KML. AMS received one report about a fireball seen over MD on Thursday, April 12th 2018 around 07:17 UT. D. Sound. 1 no. C. Sound. 1 no. Frag. 1 no. Twitter0. 1 Report. a - david w. Level 4. Show Trajectory. Observers map, Heat map. Without observation directions, With ...

Fireball report
Report a Fireball
Persistent train. Observation, Yes. Duration, 2s. Length, 20°. Remarks, A glowing train. I saw the pieces breaking off and falling straight down as the fireball kept traveling straight across the horizon. Terminal flash. Observation, No. Remarks, -. Fragmentation. Observation, Yes. Remarks, There were ...

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