21 July 2011

Meteor/Meteorite News 21JUL2011

Moon may outshine Perseid meteor shower - Technology & science ...
For those who look forward each summer to the annual performance of the Perseid meteor shower in mid-August, there is some not-so-good news this year.
Meteor Activity Outlook for July 16-22, 2011 | American Meteor Society
This is the worst time of the month to try and view meteor activity. As the week progresses, the moon will rise later in the evening but will still ...
Something doesn't add up.. Meteor Impact, page 1
There are some open facts I need to bring on this thread.. first how big is the crater coming from ameteor that weighs approx 11 pounds on impact ? well I ...
Kenya: Scientist Commence Study On Fallen Meteorite
Scientists from the University of Nairobi and experts from the department of mines and geology have begun tracing the route that a space rock followed before landing with a loud bang in Thika. According to commissioner of Mines and Geology, ...

Bright fireball over Poland -- Fire in the Sky -- Sott.net
Late evening of July 7th, a bright fireball lit up the sky over southwestern Poland. The meteor has been registered by the Polish Fireball Network (PFN).

Possible meteorite fall in Britanny, France?

Several press articles are available.
There are many eye- and earwitness (!!) accounts, but
where are the images of the skycams?
There must be some...
Nos amis francais ?
press coverage so far: