22 January 2010

21JAN2010 Lorton, VA Meteorite Fall USA

More on radar images of Lorton, VA fall on MLK
Thursday, January 21, 2010 10:21 PM
http://virga.sfsu.edu/pub/jetstream/ (address needs correction)

Link to NCDC radar archive Lorton, VA fall
You can download the archive radar data from Lorton, VA fall NCDC: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/nexradinv/
But you will need an imager (e.g. NOAA's Weather and ClimateToolkit) to decompress and load the V03.gz data. Also, I'vebeen having trouble for the last hour or so getting additionaldata out of NCDC. Site has been very slow all night, and seemsto be experiencing technical difficulties.--Rob Matson

Meteor mystery 'a load of hot air'
Londonderry Today
Both men were convinced it was a meteorite although an expert at the Armagh observatory was unconvinced. Professor Mark Bailey MBE from Armagh Observatory ...

SUNGRAZING COMET: NASA's STEREO-A spacecraft has discovered another bright sungrazing comet. The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) has a good view of the comet's death plunge, which is happening today. Check http://spaceweather.com for movies and updates.

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