07 July 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 07JUL2013

International Cometary Workshop: Comets as Tracers of Solar System Formation and EvolutionSolar System Formation and Evolution
International Cometary Workshop
Comets as Tracers of Solar System Formation and Evolution
July 9-11, 2013
Toulouse, France
The workshop will cover topics ranging from the dynamical and chemical
evolution of the solar nebula during formation, to the techniques for
measuring the composition of comets. Invited speakers include some of
the community leaders in cometary science, measurements and technology
development. We will discuss the role that Rosetta measurements will
play in understanding the origin of Solar System bodies, and what future
missions to comets are being planned. Abstract submissions for posters
and for talks are encouraged, although the number of talks available is
limited in order to keep the meeting to three days. Register early, as
space is limited to no more than 60 participants! There will be a
special issue of the journal Planetary and Space Science devoted to the
works presented at this meeting. ... more

Santa Fe New Mexican.com
Trail Dust: Southwestern sky has been backdrop for heavenly fireworks. The annual Perseidmeteor shower, seen from La Cienega on Aug. 12, 2009, brings up to 100 meteors per hour blazing across the sky as the Earth passes through the dust trail of Comet ...

Meteor showers visible in late July
MANILA, Philippines—The last days of July will provide early risers a “nice display of meteors on moonless mornings,” according to the astronomical division of the state weather bureau. From July 28 to 31, the Southern Delta Aquarids meteor shower ...

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

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