14 July 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 14JUL2013

Meteorite spotted over North Carolina
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Some folks in North Carolina were lucky enough to have partially clear skies last night to see a large fireball or meteorite. More than 200 people from Indiana to Ohio southward toward North Carolina reported seeing the large fireball.

Fireball seen over several states in the southeast
A fireball is a brighter than normal meteor that can range in brightness and color. Thousands of fireballs are seen and reported every year across the world...

A bird? A plane? No, a meteor over Exeter, UK - Signs of the TimesPeople were stunned to see bright, flashing lights in the sky above Exeter. Several residents reported seeing what appeared to be a meteor on Monday evening.

Sightings of meteor falling across Cornwall sky | West Briton
Many people in Cornwall looking up last night were treated to a "bright light streak across the sky". Seen from as far north as Bude and as far west as Hayle, ...

Tech's Observatory Hosts Meteor Shower Party - New Mexico Tech
Tech's Observatory Hosts Meteor Shower Party. SOCORRO, N.M. July 8, 2013 – The Magdalena Ridge Observatory is hosting a special sky-observing event ...

Stargazing in Waltham: Perseid Meteor Shower Coming Aug. 11-12 ...
Viewers should be able to observe around 80 "shooting stars" per hour during this year's Perseid meteor shower.

Bright meteor spotted over southern Ontario
Several people reported the meteor on the American Meteor Society's website. There was no sound associated with the meteor. It is unknown if the meteor is associated with the Delta Aquarid meteor shower that peaks on July 30. Typically the Delta ...

Asteroid Expert Receives Carl Sagan Medal for Public Communication (Don Yeomans)
Asteroid Expert Receives Carl Sagan Medal for Public Communication
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
July 12, 2013
For his work making the solar system's nomads of the night sky --
near-Earth objects, asteroids and comets -- tangible and compelling for
millions of people, Donald K. Yeomans, the manager of NASA's Near-Earth
Object Program Office at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, has
received the 2013 Carl Sagan Medal from the American Astronomical
Society (AAS). ...

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

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