31 May 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 31MAY2013

People report meteor sighting in and around Ohio - FOX19.com-Cincinnati News ...
Something that appeared to be a meteor was reported over several states and one Canadian province late Thursday night. Mark Anderson of Florence, KY told FOX19 he saw a large green object streaking across the sky near his home. He said it took about ...

Huge asteroid 1998QE2 to zip by Earth, offer skywatchers, scientists a glimpse
Washington Post (blog)
“'QE2′ is not an homage to England's Queen Elizabeth II,” says the American Meteor Society. “Newfound asteroids are named according to an established alphanumeric scheme that lays out when it was discovered.” NASA's touting the asteroid's passage as ...

Large fireball screams across Tri-State skies - WCPO.com
More than 50 witnesses reported seeing a large fireball screamed across Tri- State skies Thursday night. What was it?

Meteor spotted over Florence
FLORENCE — If you saw what is described as a “fireball” around 11:05 p.m. last night, you were not alone. The Recorder received a report about a meteor flying over Florence last night. According to the American Meteor Society, more than 50 witnesses ...

Giant asteroid flyby sets off study
But coming just three months after a meteor explosion injured more than 1,000 people in Russia, the flyby also will point up the need to hunt down and track asteroids that threaten Earth — to develop capabilities to deflect incoming asteroids that ...

Large fireball screams across Tri-State skies
CINCINNATI - More than 60 witnesses reported seeing a large fireball scream across Tri-State-area skies Thursday night, according to the American Meteor Society (AMS). The fireball was reported around 11:05 p.m., primarily from Ohio and Indiana, but ...

Dozens report seeing fireball in sky Thursday
WHIO Dayton
The American Meteor Society's website says more than 50 people reported seeing the fireball just after 11 p.m. Thursday. It “was seen primarily from Ohio and Indiana,” according to the AMS, but reports also came from West Virginia, Virginia ...

Lunar Meteor Impact - LEO - Low Earth Orbit
On March 17 NASA detected the largest meteor impact on the Moon since they started watching for such impacts 8 years ago. This impact was observed as a ...

Warning Meteor Similar to Russian Meteor Will Hit Earth on May 31 ...
That site is really trippy, it really is. Whether or not I believe in everything it says, I don't know. But it definitely is intriguing - I would like to know what the "hidden ...

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Unraveling a Michiganmeteorite mystery
Fri, 31 May, 2013 04:04 PM PDT
7&4 News got a call this morning from a Grand Traverse man who reported that he and his friend found a possible meteorite behind Traverse City's State Hospital.Continue reading

Ancient Egyptians wore space bling made frommeteorites
Fri, 31 May, 2013 03:02 PM PDT
A detailed analysis of the bead shows it meteorite origin. (Credit: Open University) There have been plenty of far-out theories about otherworldly alien visitations of the ancient Egyptians, especially those involving aliens building the pyramids. That's all a load of bunk, but at least now we have a r...Continue reading

Picture: 5,000-Year-Old Bead Made From Meteorite
Fri, 31 May, 2013 02:42 PM PDT
The bead reportedly represents the earliest known use of iron in Egypt... Continue reading

A Meteorite Explodes on the Moon: Q&A with a Smithsonian Geophysicist
Fri, 31 May, 2013 10:25 AM PDT
A fiery explosion on the surface of the Moon, visible to the naked eye, recently surprised NASA astronomers monitoring the moon for meteorite strikes. In this Q&A a geophysicist at the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum answers a few questions about the explosion and the geologic processes that shape t...Continue reading

Ancient Egyptians crafted jewelry from meteorites
Fri, 31 May, 2013 07:08 AM PDT
Scientists found an iron bead within a 5,000-year-old Egyptian tomb that was made from ameteorite...Continue reading

Russians Propose Space Billiards for Planetary Defense
Fri, 31 May, 2013 05:26 AM PDT
The meteorite that blew up over Russia this year, hurting 1,500, came as a stark reminder of how vulnerable we are, with no protection against space rocks slamming into Earth. A possible solution: to hit dangerous asteroids with other asteroids, Russian scientists say.... Continue reading

2013 THE Year of Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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