24 October 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 24OCT2015

Huge fireball sighted over western Finland
YLE News
Teitto says that this meteor seems to have been exceptionally bright when passing over Sweden. Expressen says that the light phenomenon scared ...

Meteor lagde lysshow over Sør-Norge
Det har tidvis vært telefonstorm etter at et mystisk lys ble observert på himmelen over store deler av Sør-Norge fredag....

Earth is in grave danger of being hit by a catastrophic comet shower triggered by the sun, warn ...
Daily Mail
Researchers have identified a 26 million-year cycle of meteor impacts that coincides with the timing of mass extinctions over the past 260 million years ...

Swedish Allsky Meteor Network
Swedish Allsky Meteor Network. This is an automatically generated page. For more information see the Wiki pages describing the network.

Scientists Confirm That Comets And Asteroids Caused Most Mass Extinctions
Tech Times
Meteor Crater (formerly Diablo Valley) in Arizona was created about 50,000 years ago during the Pleistocene epoch. (Photo : Mike Beauregard | Flickr).

Meteor & Meteorite is to Meteoroid as A & B is to Asteroid?
English Language & Usage Stack Exchange
A meteoroid is what it is called before it enters a planet's atmosphere,; A meteor is what it is called after it enters a planet's atmosphere but before it hits ...

Orionid meteor shower shot from Lovell Canyon, NV
Orionid meteor shower shot from Lovell Canyon, NV just outside of Las Vegas. I only captured 3 meteors and some weird looking stars in the upper left ...

Astronomer Nick Lister gives us some top meteorfacts
BBC News
Meteor showers are trails of light that shoot across the night sky and right now one of the most spectacular displays is happening. The Orionids are ...

How would a major meteor impact on the Moon affect the Earth?
Straight Dope Message Board
Imagine we observe the impact of a meteor on the moon. What would be the effect on the Earth of a gigatonne impact? How about a teratonne impact?

NASA Calls for American Industry Ideas on ARM Spacecraft Development
NASA, through JPL, has issued a call to American industry for innovative ideas involving the Asteroid Redirect Robotic Mission.

Asteroid to pass Earth close to the Moon on Halloween weekend
ABC Online
"If the size is correct, the new found asteroid is 28 times bigger than the Chelyabinsk meteor that penetrated the atmosphere over Russia in February ...

Don't Miss the Final Days of the Orionid Meteor Shower Above Belmont
Skywatchers can still glimpse a celestial show this week as the Orionid meteor shower winds down. The Orionid shower actually began Oct. 2 and will ...


Gabriel Rodrigues Hickel
October 24 at 2:45am
[1510.06374] Detection and Characterization of Micrometeoroids with LISA Pathfinder
October 24 at 2:44am
[1510.06248] CanariCam/GTC observations of (99942) Apophis
October 24 at 2:10am
[1510.06645] Bangs and Meteors from the Quiet Comet 15P/Finlay

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

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