31 October 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 31OCT2012

Catch The “Halloween Fireball” Meteor Shower | kplr11 ...
ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - Eric Gustafson is getting out his telescope and getting ready for the ..

Large meteor crosses California. October 27, 2012 ...
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My dog, and neighbor both heard a boom outside around this time. I was busy inside and did not ...

Meteorite hunting in the Australian desert on Vimeo
4 min
From my film Rare Earth For more info see www.benlawrie.com.

Multiple meteor sightings provide October surprise
A fireball was spotted across the sky in Jackson, Tennessee, Tuesday morning; it could be seen from Kentucky, Alabama and even Louisiana, according to Bill Cooke with NASA's Meteoroid Environments Office. A fireball, also a meteor, is given a separate ...

Watch the 'Halloween fireballs' as the Taurid meteors streak by
The Taurid meteors, sometimes called the "Halloween fireballs," show up each year between mid-October and mid-November, but Nov. 5 to 12 will likely be the best time to look for them this year, based on their peak of activity and the effect of ...

Possible meteor sightings reported across the state
al.com (blog)
leonid-meteor.jpg A meteor seen during the 2009 Leonid meteor shower. The Leonids are referred to in "Stars Fell On Alabama." State Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow, D-Red Bay, has introduced legislation that would make the piece the official state song.

Kitt Peak hosts Meteor Mania
Copper Basin News
Travel far away from the city lights to view a spectacular meteor shower under the pristine dark skies of Kitt Peak, a national observatory. Festivities begin late and stretch into the wee hours of the morning as to observe one of nature's most ...

Meteorite found in Tazewell draws national attention
The Middlesboro Daily Mon, 29 Oct 2012 20:41 PM PDT
Staff Report What appeared to be just a normal rock used as a doorstop was something totally different. Recently, Donna Lewis found out that the rock her grandfather used as a door stop in a T...

Catch The “Halloween Fireball” Meteor Shower
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Eric Gustafson is getting out his telescope and getting ready for the Halloween fireballs. “And it's a meteor shower that's caused by a comet called Comet Enk. So basically as Comet Enk orbits the sun it leaves behind a stream of ...

Meteor showers and the night skies
ABC Online (blog)
There is a period when meteor showers will be visible in the early morning skies (around 04:30 am) and a solar eclipse in mid November. The Society is also planning to hold a short course for new comers to astronomy. Find out more at its website ...

Researchers: If Meteorite Hit 13 Million Years Earlier, Dinosaurs Might Still ...
This meant that while the ecosystem was still flourishing, it was respectively more fragile than its equivalent, 13 million years before the meteorite impact at Chicxulub on the Yucatan Peninsula. Comments Mr. Mitchell, "The ecosystems collapsed ...

2012 THE Year of Meteors!

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