19 October 2009

Meteor/Meteorite News- Grimsby Ontario & Groningen con`t 18OCT09

Meteor shower lights up sky

Manila Bulletin
By JC BELLO RUIZ An interesting meteor shower — the “Orionids” meteor shower — is now on display in the sky. Here in the Philippines, however, ...

The wonders of Waterville

The Olympian
Waterville's two meteorites do give residents some bragging rights. The 73-pound Waterville meteorite was discovered in 1917 less than 20 miles from town. ...

Meteor shower sends early signs

Omaha World-Herald
By Nancy Gaarder The Orionid meteor shower, which is expected to peak Wednesday, may have provided an early spectacle. Several people telephoned the ...

Meteorite smashes windshield
UPI Sat, 17 Oct 2009 11:28 AM PDT
GRIMSBY, Ontario, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- An Ontario man thought vandals had smashed his mother's car windshield with rocks but it turned out the rocks came from a meteorite, officials in Canada said.

Meteorite Smashed Canadian Family's SUV
Free Internet Press Sat, 17 Oct 2009 11:26 AM PDT
The oldest thing Tony Garchinski, his mother, Yvonne or anyone else on the planet has ever touched fell with such force it cracked the windshield on the family's Nissan SUV, skidded across the hood and dented their garage door before landing on the ground, breaking into five fragments.

Second meteorite found near site of first space rock
Hamilton Spectator Sat, 17 Oct 2009 01:35 AM PDT
GRIMSBY (Oct 17, 2009) - Scientists have discovered a second golf ball-sized meteorite in the western part of this town, and say there could be many more pieces of a Sept. 25 fireball lying around the area.

4.6 bn-year-old meteorite hits Canadian town
MalaysiaNews.net Sat, 17 Oct 2009 01:05 AM PDT
Toronto, Oct 17 (IANS) What was believed to be an act of vandalism in a small Canadian town has actually turned out to be an act of a 4.6 billion-year-old meteorite.

Meteorite shatters car windshield in southern Ontario
Canada.com Fri, 16 Oct 2009 20:48 PM PDT
When Tony Garchinski saw five small chunks of black rock sitting on his driveway and the windshield of his mother Yvonneâs car shattered, he thought it was the work of vandals.

Ont. family finds 4.6-billion-year-old meteorite in truck's windshield
Coast Reporter Fri, 16 Oct 2009 20:42 PM PDT
GRIMSBY, Ont. - The Garchinski family of southwestern Ontario had thought vandals were responsible for a smashed windshield in their truck. After learning a 4.6-billion-year-old meteorite was instead to blame, they're thrilled to be at the centre of a rare scientific find.

Meteorite the culprit in act of supposed vandalism
The Globe and Mail Fri, 16 Oct 2009 20:08 PM PDT
After police investigated broken windshield of family's SUV, scientists determined meteorite fragments crashed down on Ontario home

âVandal' from outer space smashed family's SUV
The Globe and Mail Fri, 16 Oct 2009 19:42 PM PDT
After police investigate broken windshield, scientists determine meteorite fragments crashed down on Ontario home

Space rock smashes windshield
St. Catharines Standard Fri, 16 Oct 2009 19:36 PM PDT
The Grimsby meteorite has been found. But the space race is far from over, said Phil McCausland, an astrophysicist at the University of Western Ontario.[...]

`Vandal' from outer space
The Globe and Mail Fri, 16 Oct 2009 19:12 PM PDT
After police investigate broken windshield of family's SUV, scientists determine meteorite fragments crashed down on Ontario home

Orionid meteor shower to peak on October 21

India Business Blog (blog)
by ANI on October 17, 2009 Perseid meteor shower to be best viewed on August 12 Washington, August 7 (ANI): Reports indicate that this year's best viewing ...

Intech looks to the cosmos

Hampshire Chronicle
Visitors were also given the chance to hold a meteorite and speak to astronomers. The venue also hosted school parties from across Hampshire. ...

Meteorite smashes windshield

United Press International
The meteorite's fireball lit up the sky over Ontario Sept. 25 with a light 100 times brighter than the moon. Researchers at the University of Western ...

Picture of the Day – Fireball Meteor Over Groningen

Space Fellowship
The brilliant fireball meteor captured in this snapshot was a startling visitor to Tuesday evening's twilight skies over the city of Groningen. ...

Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks Wednesday

News from the University of Texas at Austin
AUSTIN, Texas — The annual Orionid meteor shower will peak in the hours before dawn on Oct. 21, according to the editors of StarDate magazine, ...

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