26 March 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 26MAR2013

Eastern USA Fireball March 22, 2013 | American Meteor Society
The American Meteor Society has received over 1000 reports of a bright meteor that occurred near 2000 (8:00pm EDT) on Friday evening March 22, 2013.

Meteor flashes in the sky - Video on NBCNews.com
Video on NBCNews.com: A meteor put on a spectacular show Friday as it entered the atmosphere on the East Coast. NBC's Michelle Franzen reports.

Meteor lights up sky along east coast | Fox News Video
Meteor lights up sky along east coast ... North Carolina all the way up to Maine reported ...

NASA: meteor spotted Friday in Virginia was a boulder-sized asteroid
Meteor expert Bill Cooke, head of the Meteoroid Environment Office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., says asteroids of this size are regular occurrences, entering Earth's atmosphere about once every two to three days. CLICK ...

Meteor captured on video seen from Maine to Florida
Open Minds UFO News
Last Friday night, a bright meteor streaked through the skies above the east coast. Witnesses from Maine to Florida reported seeing the object, and a few videos were taken, including in Manhattan and Maryland. The sightings caused a social media buzz ...

Meteor flashes across East Coast sky
WMUR Manchester
Bill Cooke of NASA's Meteoroid Environmental Office said Friday night that the flash appeared to be "a single meteor event." He said it "looks to be a fireball that moved roughly toward the southeast, going on visual reports." He likened it to a ...

A meteor caused commotion in the area in 1963 - Almanac March 26, 2013
The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com
Actor-director Leonard Nimoy is 82. Actor James Caan is 73. Author Erica Jong is 71. Journalist Bob Woodward is 70. Singer Diana Ross is 69. The sun sets 7:20 p.m. today, rises 6:52 a.m. Wednesday. The moon sets 6:09 a.m. today, rises 8:01 p.m. ...

Meteor spotted near Md.-Del. border
Tasley Eastern Shore News
SEAFORD — East Coast residents were buzzing on social media sites and elsewhere Friday night after a brief but bright flash of light streaked across the sky in what experts say was almost certainly a meteor coming down. Some Twitter users reported the ...

East Coast lights up with meteor, social media reports
WRTV Indianapolis
THURMONT, Md. - A meteor lit up the night sky along the East Coast on Friday night, and it also lit up social media. WMAR, our Scripps station in Baltimore, received multiple reports of a meteor burning up as it entered Earth's atmosphere. The meteor ...

Meteor Over Manhattan: East Coast Fireball Sets ...
Hundreds of people along the Eastern Seaboard saw a fireball shoot through the sky Friday night.

“Eccentric” Meteor's Disastrous Post-Graduate Trip to Russia
Vanity Fair (blog)
The silver lining: though the famous Siberian hanging gardens and forests and theme parks and outlet malls and valleys and flower fields, all destroyed by this one meteor, were replaced by an maddeningly infinite expanse of monotonous nothingness ...

Editorial: Up in the sky! A tweeteor meteor
As a meteor lit up the night sky on the East Coast on Friday, witnesses from Maine to North Carolina used Twitter and Facebook to document it. Last month a meteordid strike Russia, so the possibility of a similar event could evoke fear. Instead ...

Meteor storm shaped early solar system
BOULDER, Colo., March 25 (UPI) -- Movement of the solar system's giant outer planets created a massive meteor storm that rocked the inner solar system 3.9 billion years ago, researchers say. The migrations of the giant planet created what astronomers ...

Anti-meteor defence needed
Toronto Star
As we have just seen with the recent small meteor in Siberia and the one that came from “the wrong direction” this weekend streaking down the eastern seaboard from Quebec to Georgia, ameteor large enough to cause a “meteor winter” (think “atomic ...

UT professor obtains samples of Russian meteorite
Mon, 25 Mar, 2013 02:42 AM PDT
A University of Tennessee professor has obtained pieces of the meteor that exploded spectacularly over Russia in February.Continue reading

'Fireball' UFO sighting outside Houston
'Fireball' UFO sighting outside Houston. Orange-colored lights at altitude of 3,000 feet. Published: 15 mins ago. (KSAT) — DAISETTA, Texas – The Liberty County Sheriff's Department is investigating a reported UFO sighting on Saturday night ...

Meteor Blazes Across The Night Sky Over East Coast [Video]
Guardian Express
A meteor streaked across the night sky along the eastern seaboard Friday night, leaving a trail of fire as it went. More than 300 people reported seeing this flash in the sky, from Viriginia to Maine, and the meteor was detected and visualized best ...

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