21 February 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 21FEB2014 -Final

How Worried Should We Be That Our Best Asteroid-Spotting Telescopes Are 50% Useless?
The Huffington Post UK - 12 hours
Today in terrifying news about our total inability to spot incoming asteroids, we have a reality check for you. For while the existence of ...

Did you see 'fireball' light up sky?
Oxford Mail
Alexandre Legris, 41, was driving from Banbury to Woodstock with his 16-year-old son Isaac when he saw the object descending over Deddington Hill ...

Rocks around the clock: asteroids pound tiny star
Asteroids hit the Earth, the Moon and even, it seems, distant stars.
CSIRO press release- 20 February 2014
Scientists using CSIRO's Parkes telescope and another telescope in South
Africa have found evidence that a tiny star called PSR J0738-4042 is being
pounded by asteroids - large lumps of rock from space. ...

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News: The Latest WorldwideMeteor/Meteorite News 20FEB2014
A meteor hit Santa Fe today and caused an earthquake. This clearly was a fragment or product of the bigger asteroid NASA said not to worry about, ...

Fireball Explodes Above Argentina: Quake Feared
Earthweek - A Diary of the Planet
Fireball Explodes Above Argentina: Quake Feared February 21, 2014. Meteor streaking across the sky. Cloud cover prevented people on the ground ...

Meteor Activity Outlook for February 22-28, 2014 | American Meteor Society
The one-half illuminated moon will interfere with meteor observing, but not as badly as with a full moon in the sky. The glare of the moon can be ...
A Meteor recorded near M3 - Imaging - Widefield, Special Events and Comets - Stargazers Lounge
SGL New Topics
A Meteor recorded near M3 - posted in Imaging - Widefield, Special Events and Comets: Hi there, Felt it is worth to share that during a regular session ...

'Jelly Doughnut' Mars Rock Not Caused by Meteorite, Pictures Show
This image was taken with the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on Feb. 14. The red ...

Scientific Computing
No Meteorite Behind 'Jelly Doughnut' Mars Rock, Pictures Show
New photos of the Martian landscape further rule out a meteorite impact as the culprit behind the "jelly doughnut" rock that mysteriously appeared in ...

Did a meteorite smash a roof in Sri Lanka?
At least one scientist, Professor Athula Senarathna of the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka, said today that the stone was a meteorite, or rock from ...

2014 The Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™; Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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