25 September 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 25SEP2012

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歡迎訂閱每日更新的中港臺時事新聞 ChinaNews360

Spectacular meteor fireball lights up night sky in the UK
A spectacular meteor wowed stargazers across the United Kingdom Friday when it flared up and shattered into pieces in a surprise display of celestial fireworks. The fireball was spotted by observers across Scotland and northern England as well as ...

Slow-moving rocks better odds that life crashed to Earth from space
Science Daily Mon, 24 Sep 2012 13:51 PM PDT
Microorganisms that crashed to Earth embedded in the fragments of distant planets might have been the sprouts of life on this one, according to new research. The researchers provide the strongest support yet for "lithopanspermia," the idea that life came to Earth -- or spread from Earth to other planets -- via meteorite-like planetary fragments cast forth by disruptions such as volcanic ...

Mars and moon meteorites to be sold
MSNBC Mon, 24 Sep 2012 13:14 PM PDT
If you've ever yearned to own something from out of this world, here's your chance. On Oct. 14 in Manhattan, fragments of Mars, the moon and asteroids that have fallen to Earth go up for sale, in what auction house Heritage Auctions is billing as the largest public meteorite auction ever held.

Mars fragments and moon rocks on meteorite auction block
The Christian Science Monitor Mon, 24 Sep 2012 11:46 AM PDT
On Oct. 14 in Manhattan, fragments of Mars, the moon and asteroids that have fallen to Earth go up for sale, in what auction house Heritage Auctions is billing as the largest public meteorite auction ever held.

Mercury surface resembles rare meteorites
MSNBC Mon, 24 Sep 2012 11:14 AM PDT
Mercury has a surface unlike any other planet's in the solar system, instead resembling a rare type of meteorite, researchers say.

Spectacular Meteor 'Fireball' Lights Up Sky Across UK - Sep 22 ...
http://sheilaaliens.net/?p=1184 Video source: http://youtu.be/u1Nd8nV38Sg " People across the ...

Fireball Meteor or Re-Entering Satellite? "Something" Broke Up ...

Twitter is all abuzz with sightings of a huge fireball meteor that streaked across the skies Friday ...

Surprise Meteor Lights Up U.K. Sky | Video | Space.com
Stuart Pitkeathly captured what appears to be a meteor burning up over the night sky of ...

meteor 21st of september 2012 - YouTube
2 min
C Has 1 day ago in playlist Meteor spotted over Britain and Ireland.

Meteorite 21/09/2012 uk - YouTube
41 sec
East to west seen over Peterborough, taken (very badly on iPhone 4s)

Fireball with long trail breaks apart over Slovenia - Signs of the Times
18 SEP 2012 Marko-mb Slovenia 20:50 UTC+1 6 sec or I was facing West and saw it from W to N Bright yellow long trail. Like I saw it burning. very bright I saw ...

Fireball breaks apart over Saipan and Guam, 17 September 2012 ...
17 SEP 2012 Noel Saipan, CNMI 1900 2-3 seconds East to West when facing South Bright reddish/orange/white center Sun None rapid descent path as if to ...

Friday night's 'meteor' sighting sparks enquiries from North East Lincolnshire ...
This is Grimsby
It was seen across the UK, and thought to be a meteor – a theory shared by a local astronomer who believes it was space debris, meteors or satellites burning up in the Earth's atmosphere. Mike Brightmore, committee member of the Cleethorpes and ...

Meteor streaks across the North East's skies - GALLERY - Chronicle ...
POLICE were inundated with calls after what is believed to be a meteor streaked across the North's skies last night.

Astronomy Class in Steuben
He said the Orionid meteor shower will peak the mornings of Oct. 20-21 and the best viewing time is midnight to dawn. The first part of the astronomy course will be held Saturdays from Oct. 6 through Dec. 15 and will offer instruction on the planets ...

"Fireball" Over UK September 21 2012
"Fireball" Over UK September 21 2012. MissTaken84.

Meteorites from Mars and Moon to be auctioned in US
Deccan Chronicle
Taken together, every single meteorite known to exist would weigh significantly less than the world's annual output of gold, said Darryl Pitt, the meteorite consultant for the auction. This sale includes material from six meteorites that originated on ...

September Issue of Meteorite Times Now Published
Meteorite Times is changing from a monthly magazine to a bi-monthly magazine as of this month. The next issue will be the November issue.
The following URL gives access to the Web Browser View, Flash Magazine View, Mobile PDF, and Print on Demand version. The Print on Demand version will be delayed until an issue with HP MagCloud is corrected.
This page has an easy way to view all of the "Mag View"
issues in the "Archives" section of the page.
Enjoy!-- Paul and Jim

2012 THE Year of Meteors!

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