28 January 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 28JAN2012

Mystery Moon Flashes Caused by Meteorite Impacts
Universe Today Fri, 27 Jan 2012 10:36 AM PST
For hundreds of years, people have seen tiny flashes of light on the surface of the Moon. Very brief, but bright enough to be seen from Earth, these odd flashes still had not been adequately explained up until now. Also known as Transient Lunar Phenomena (TLPs), they have been observed on many occasions, but rarely photographed. On [...]

UFO reported by multiple witnesses in Halifax
Based on multiple eyewitness accounts of the UFO, it was most likely a meteor or bolide falling from the sky and burning up in the Earth's atmosphere. The dramatic appearance of meteors or bolides makes them commonly reported by witnesses as UFOs.

Reports of glowing ball likely a small meteorite, expert says
Strauss said the glowing ball that appeared to travel from west to east over the Halifax area was a small meteorite, which is often described as a fireball. Often people just don't look up that much and miss these celestial wonders, said Strauss in an ...

Shooting Star Flies Over Castle Ruins in Skywatcher Photo
12, 2011, just a day before the peak of the annual Perseid meteor shower. The image was taken by astrophotographer Tamas Ladanyi of the The World At Night (TWAN). The ruins of the castle gleam against the backdrop of the Bakony mountain range in the ...

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Rare Fireball Meteor caught on Camera by Ladd Observatory in Rhode ...
1/27/12 *** Bus-Size Asteroid to Give Earth Close Shave Today: http://news.yahoo.com/bus-size-asteroid-earth-close-shave-friday-214406689.html just a hea...