17 April 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 17APR2015

Dating the moon-forming impact event with meteorites
This image shows a meteorite fragment found after a 17-20 meter asteroid disrupted in the atmosphere near Chelyabinsk, Russia on Feb. 15, 2013.

Meteor showers expected to light up Essex skies next week
Harlow Star
Skywatchers in Essex should be able to catch a glimpse of what is considered to be the oldest known meteor shower next week. The celestial ...

Thatcher burns brightly over North-East sky
The Northern Echo
Mr Whipp, who has been a member of the York Astronomical Society for 20 years said: "It was a fireball. Anything brighter than Venus is classed as a ...

Meteorites key to the story of Earth's layers
SpaceRef - 8 hours
Meteorites key to the story of Earth's layers

Sightings of 'luminous green meteor' in the region
Northern Echo - 1 hour
SEVERAL people have reported seeing a meteor-like object falling from the sky this evening.

Meteor hunter talk in Dandaragan
Central Midlands & Coastal Advocate
Professor Phil Bland and the Fireballs in the Sky team have been conducting laser surveys of all the sits from where video was shot of the fireball. ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 16APR2015
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
It is estimated that the meteor was at least 10 kilometers (km) (6 miles (mi)) wide and struck with 100 megatons of explosive force -- the equivalent of .

The Incredible Reaction Deep Underground When a Missile or Meteor Strikes (Video)
Slate Magazine
Researchers dropped a rounded-tip projectile into a pile of clear plastic beads to test the effect of high-impact drops, and their research showed ...

2015 The SECOND Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™ / Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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