23 October 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 23OCT2014

Fireball from 22 October 2014 captured by 4 cameras
UK Meteor Observation Network
fireball from 22 October at 05:44:02 UT was captured by three UKMON cameras.

Did Mammals Sleep Through Cosmic Impact That Ended Dinosaurs?LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News - 10 hours
A shrewlike creature in Madagascar that can hibernate for at least nine months of the year without waking may help reveal how mammals ...

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
They are usually seen during meteor showers. During the next few days the Orionid shower will reach its maximum. According to the work group, .

"Green Glow" of the Orionid Meteor Shower
Cloudy Nights
An image of an early Orionid meteor from 2013, along with the green glow of ... The picture was described by anchor David Muir as the Orionid meteor ...

Comet Siding Spring hurtles past Mars in rare close fly-by
Mars' atmosphere, though much thinner than Earth's, will shield Nasa's Opportunity and Curiosity rovers from comet dust, which may trigger meteor ...

Fancy some stargazing? Halley's Comet will be over Scottish skies tonight
Aberdeen Press and Journal
Keen stargazers will enjoy a view of a meteor shower caused by the tail end of Halley's comet tonight – providing the skies stay clear enough for them ...

Solar Eclipse On October 23rd Visible Without Telescope; May Cause Meteor Shower
Before It's News
A solar eclipse is expected to wow North America and cause a meteor shower at the same time, according to NASA. This is an event that must not be ...

Newspaper item about a meteor from 1865 - Hubbardsville, Mass.
The "gelatinous... substance" aside, this must have been an exceptional meteor/fireball but I have found no record of it. Or perhaps it's a complete ...

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

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