06 October 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 06OCT015

NASA Wakes Up: 'Saving Us From Killer Asteroids' Is A Waste
In 1908, the Tunguska event leveled an area about 40 miles in all directions: an airborne explosion from a meteor caused a tremendous amount of ...

Space Agencies Team Up Against Killer Asteroids
"To protect Earth from potentially hazardous impacts, we need to understand
asteroids much better."
Nadya Agrawal- The Huffington Post- October 2, 2015
NASA and the European Space Agency are joining forces with other institutions to launch a program that will test their ability to pull off a major task: Prevent asteroids from hitting Earth. ...

This Week's Night Sky: Planets Align With Moon and Star
National Geographic
The dragon's shower. Keen skywatchers will want to stay up late on Thursday to catch a glimpse of the Draconid meteor shower in the hours after ...

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Target of Japanese space mission named for dragon's palace
By Stephen Clark- SpaceFlight Now- October 5, 2015
The Japanese space agency has selected Ryugu as the name of an asteroid pursued by the country's Hayabusa 2 space probe, naming the object after a dragon's palace in an ancient Japanese fairy tale...

Draconid Meteor Shower 2015 Peak: Everything You Need To Know
The Draconid meteor shower this week will mark another special event for sky-watchers, who have been spoiled lately with plenty of reasons to look ...

Radio Meteor Observation Bulletin No. 266 of September 2015 (66 K) is available now as DOWNLOAD-
More information and the visual presentation of the hourly forward scatter counts can be found on http://www.rmob.org

Four planets light up the morning sky
The Budapest Report
If the skies are clear on the 8th, head out to a dark site and settle in for a few hours of meteor seeking. Draconid meteors are one of the slowest of all ...

Stargazer: Watch converging planets and meteor showers in October
The Budapest Report
Saturn is fast approaching the southwestern horizon and will soon be lost from view. Look towards the southwestern horizon about 45 minutes after ...

7 things to know about the Draconid meteor shower
PennLive.com (blog)
The Draconid meteor shower will peak in the evenings of Thursday, Oct. 8, and Friday, Oct. 9, just after sunset. The Draconids emanate from the head ...

Youngest Meteor Crater On Earth
Le Centre De La Bibliothèque
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2015 The SECOND Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™ / Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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