21 April 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 21APR2013

 ScienceCasts: Comet ISON Meteor Shower - YouTube
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This Week's Sky at a Glance
Sky & Telescope
The Lyrid meteor shower should peak before dawn Monday morning local time. Most years it's quite weak, but there have been surprises. See our article Lyrid Meteor Shower in 2013. Monday, April 22. The two brightest points in the sky after dusk this ...

April meteor shower set to light up the night sky - Astronomy Magazine
The Lyrid meteor shower sends shooting stars through the sky in the wee hours of April 22.

Comet ISON Meteor Shower - NASA Science
A new model of the debris flowing from Comet ISON suggests that the sungrazer could dust the Earth with meteoroids in early 2014. Experts discuss the ...

NASA reports Comet ISON dust trail to bring unusal meteor shower to Earth
Clarksville Online
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Washington, D.C. – Anticipation is building as Comet ISON plunges into the inner solar system for a close encounter with the sun in November 2013. Blasted at point-blank range by solar radiation, the ...

A very bright fireball over southern Poland -- Fire in the Sky -- Sott.net
(Translated by SOTT) On Tuesday evening, a very bright meteor appeared over southern Poland said Mariusz Wisniewski from the Comet and Meteor Workshop ...

Lyrid Meteor Shower: Check It Out! - StormWatch 7 | WJLA.com
Looking for a good night-time show? Look no further than up in the sky for a spectacular meteor shower!

Don't miss this weekend's Lyrid Meteor Shower | Astro Bob
The best time to see the Lyrid meteor shower is early Monday morning April 22 after moonset and before dawn. Shower members will appear to shoot from a ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 16APR2013
A meteor so bright it could be seen across Spain has been filmed shooting across ... Then, during the night of the meteor shower, we want you to go out and try .

Moon May Outshine Meteor Shower This Weekend
One of the "Old Faithful" meteor showers of the year will be at its best this weekend, but the moon may interfere with the celestial display. The annual Lyrid meteor shower will peak in the eastern night sky on late Sunday and in the wee hours of ...

سقوط نيزك في اسبانيا 2013‎ - YouTube
سقط نيزك صغير في اسبانيا هذا اليوم. ... لحظة سقوط النيزك على روسيا واثارة مجموعة مقاطع 2013by فهد ابو زيدان 17,868 views · 2:09 ...

This weekend's Lyrid meteor shower: Four iOS apps that can help you watch it
If you're a meteor maven or stargazer, this is the weekend for one of the year's best meteorshowers, the Lyrids. The Lyrids come to maximum strength April 21-22, which for those of us in North America means late Sunday night and early Monday morning.

Major Shooting Stars, Other Phenomena This Weekend Above Oregon, Coast ...
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Portland, Oregon) – Portland science museum OMSI is talking about the Lyrid MeteorShowers happening this weekend around Oregon, and it's still planning a couple of star parties in the Oregon coast range and the Gorge in spite of what looks to be so ...

Seeking remnants from February's massive meteor in remote Russia
Alaska Dispatch
A photo from the Leonid Kulik expedition to the Tunguska region of Russia in 1929. A meteorite or comet knocked down millions of trees in one of the largest space-object-meets-Earth events in recorded history. The Leonid Kulik Expedition, St ...

Annual meteor shower expected to light sky this weekend
Aiken Standard
According to Dr. Gary Senn with the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, depending on how wide the debris field is, the best nights to see the meteor shower will probably be Sunday and or Monday. About 10 to 20 meteors can be seen per hour on the ...

Lyrid meteor shower peaks this weekend
Mother Nature Network
The Lyrid meteor shower should give skywatchers in darkened parts of the world a decent show late Sunday night (April 21) and early Monday morning (April 22), but the glare from a nearly full moon will probably impede the view for many stargazers.

Lyrid Meteor Shower this weekend
kgw.com. Posted on April 19, 2013 at 1:30 PM. Updated today at 1:42 PM. Peak viewing of the Lyrid Meteor Shower occurs this weekend and the weather is expected to deliver partly cloudy to clear skies! Astronomers predict peak viewing April 21 and 22nd.

Mysterious 'boom' rattles Greater New Haven, shoreline area
New Haven Register
BRANFORD -- Was it a sonic boom? Was it a meteor? Was it just a thunder? People across the shoreline Friday night reported hearing a loud, unexplained sound on social media -- and to the police. Branford dispatch said they received more than 20 calls ...

Saturn, meteors to visit us next week
Deccan Chronicle
“Comets are made of icy materials and when they move in an orbit near the Sun, the materials evaporate and produce a streak of light (meteor), which will look like a `long haired lady'. This time, meteors trails will radiate from the direction of ...

Lyrids meteor showers to captivate sky gazers - News Track India
Newstrack India
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Sky gazers are in for a treat as they can look forward to a display of celestial fireworks with the Lyrids meteor shower that is expected to peak over the weekend. Lyrids are a prolific meteor shower and are visible every ...

Sky-Watchers' Guide: How to See Lyrid Meteors This Weekend
National Geographic
Northern Hemisphere sky-watchers will see another round of celestial fireworks when the Lyrid meteor shower peaks in the early hours of April 22. The annual Lyrids usually are quite modest as showers go, with peak hourly rates of 15 to 20 meteors. But ...

Forecast: Clear Skies for Lyrid Meteor Shower Peak Sunday, April 21
The Lyrid meteor shower will peak in the early morning hours of Sunday, April 21 and Monday, April 22, 2013. By Julian McKinley (Editor), 7 hours ago. Comment Recommend. Flag as Inappropriate. Lyrids captured in 2012 at Pawnee Buttes, Colorado.

Lyrid meteor shower peaks April 21-22
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald (subscription)
Source: Shawn Malone, National Geographic.com Streaking over "a persistent glowing arc low on the horizon," a Lyrid meteor enlivens an aurora over Marquette, Mich., in the predawn hours of April 22, 2012, according to photographer Shawn Malone, writing...

Did You Hear the Big Boom Friday Night in Connecticut?
Jay, on the Madison Patch Facebook page, wondered if it was a bolide, or a meteor that explodes when it hits the atmosphere. The American Meteor Society website did not log any reports of that overnight, but we have an inquiry in to them to see if this ...

Fireball that fell on Dharamsala villagers not a meteorite, but explosives ... India
Indian Express
The mysterious fireball, which fell in Jadrangal village here, injuring two women, was not a "meteorite", but "low intensity explosives", the state forensic experts claimed Saturday. "It was a low intensity explosive which contained radicals of Barium ...

Lyrid meteor shower peaks this weekend: How to watch
Los Angeles Times
Hey there, tenacious sky watchers: Forecasters say the Lyrid meteor shower will peak late Sunday night and into Monday morning, so set your alarm clocks and gather your blankets. You've got a show to watch. The Lyrid meteor shower takes place each ...

Lyrids Meteor Shower 2013: When, How and Where to Watch Live [VIDEO]
The 2013 Lyrids meteor shower is expected to peak this weekend, with the high starting on Saturday night and lasting through to the early hours of Monday, 22 April. The Lyrids actually began on 16 April and are expected to continue until 25 April but ...

Fireball not a meteorite, but explosives, claims experts
Business Standard
Two women were doing some household work when the fireball hit the surface and some of its parts fell on the women after splitting following which they sustained burn injuries on arms and back. The rumours of it being a meteorite started spreading soon ...

Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Sunday, Monday Nights
The Lyrids meteor shower peaks in 2013 both tonight, April 21, and Monday, April 22, but some meteors may have been visible as early as April 16. You can see what to look for in this video of the Lyrid meteor shower. Or check out photos of the Lyrids.

Space News: Anticipation builds for Comet ISON meteor shower
Lake County News
Anticipation is building as Comet ISON plunges into the inner solar system for a close encounter with the sun in November 2013. Blasted at point-blank range by solar radiation, the sungrazer will likely become one of the finest comets in many years.

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2013 Peak Forecast: Clear Skies with a Good Chance of ...
The weather forecast for the Lyrid meteor shower 2013 peak is in, and the skies should be prime for a sneak preview Saturday of the year's newest show above Lorton. The Lyrnids peak Sunday and Monday, but Saturday may be your best bet to catch the ...

Everything you need to know: Eta Aquarid meteor shower ... - EarthSky
Want a good Southern Hemisphere meteor shower? Eta Aquarids on before dawn May 4, 5, and 6. Good for Northern Hemisphere, too. How to watch, history, ...

Meteor showers to be visible after midnight tonight - The Times of India
A celestial treat is in store for stargazers who can look forward to see fireworks in the form of meteorshowers after midnight tonight.

Meteor showers to be visible after midnight tonight
Daily News & Analysis
A celestial treat is in store for stargazers who can look forward to see fireworks in the form of meteorshowers after midnight tonight. The shooting stars will start at 12.30 AM and peak between 3 AM to 5 AM. Commonly known as Lyrids meteor showers ...

Lyrid meteor shower peak time is here: How to watch it live
Northern Voices Online
Meteor showers have finally arrived. People were awaiting the arrival of Lyrids meteor shower for weeks and now when they are here the enthusiasm is really very high. With increased information about the meteors, there are ever larger number of people ...

Where's the Best Place to See the Lyrid Meteor Shower in Puyallup?
The annual Lyrid meteor shower debuted Tuesday evening. It peaks Saturday night, April 20 through early Monday, April 22 with 10 to 20 meteors per hour, although outbursts as high as 100 meteors per hour are possible, according to SpaceWeather.com.

Lyrid meteor shower this weekend
At its peak, the Lyrids meteor shower will bring bright streaks trailing across the sky around 10-20 meteors a minute, according to EarthSky. The Lyrids are one of the oldest known meteor showers and known for rare outbursts. EarthSky says the Lyrids...

Year's most spectacular meteor shower to stun Far North Queensland star gazers
The Cairns Post
STARGAZERS should train their eyes on the sky in the early hours of Monday morning, as one of the year's most spectacular meteor showers reaches its peak. The Lyrid Meteor Shower is an annual event in late April that has been observed in the skies by ...

Earth Could Become A Target For Dust Showers From Comet ISON
That discovery comes as a result of computer modeling efforts led by Paul Wiegert of the University of Western Ontario (UWO), who has been tracking Comet ISON and discovered the potential meteor shower that could result. “For several days around ...

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