23 August 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 23AUG2012

Was that a meteor lighting up NorCal, Reno last night?
KCRA Sacramento
Viewers called the KCRA 3 newsroom and the sheriff's departments in several parts of Northern California, along with Reno, to ask about a meteor that appeared about 11:15 p.m. Tuesday. Witnesses said it lasted for about four seconds and lit up the sky. ...

Meteor shower is blamed for false alarm sea search
This is South Wales
MYSTERIOUS red lights in the evening sky above Cardigan Bay prompted fears that a boat could be in trouble and firing off distress flares. After two sightings, an RNLI lifeboat was launched and searched for two hours, off Tresaith and Aberaeron ...

Meteorite would belong to landowner or whoever found it
Brandon Sun
Re: Article “Astronomer Discounts Meteorite Claim” in the Brandon Sun, Saturday, Aug. 18, and also published in the Winnipeg Free Press the same day. I would like to clear up any misconception raised by Ms. Nicole Nixon's comments that the Manitoba ...

2012 THE Year of Meteors!

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