24 November 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 24NOV2015

Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News

WI IN Fireball Meteor 23NOV2015
VA OH Fireball Meteor 23NOV2015
CO Fireball Meteor/s 22NOV2015
TX Fireball Meteor 20NOV2015

Cincinnati, Ohio Fireball Meteor 19NOV2015 w/ video
Posted: 20 Nov 2015 01:03 PM PST
Cincinnati, Ohio Fireball Meteor 2247 CST 19NOV2015 w/ video Check your security cameras! Please report your meteor sightings to this website for posting- Remember IF you are looking for a report and no one reports then everyone lacks information; thank you. http://lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.jp/2000/11/meteor-fireball-report-form.html If you have a video or photo of this event please email-

US Fireball Meteor 19NOV2015 w/ video
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
US Fireball Meteor 2247 CST 19NOV2015 w/ video. Check your security cameras! Please report your meteor sightings to this website for posting- ...

Watch: El Paso Meteor Caught on Camera
El Paso 411
Calls came flooding into the 911 center in downtown El Paso earlier this month after residents in the East Side say they saw a bright beam of light ...

Petersburg wakes up to mysterious loud booming noise -Alaska
Five people in Petersburg reported seeing a meteor to the American Meteor Society. One of them was 66-year-old John Havrilek. He was in his ...

Meteor Streaks Across Sky, Wowing Great Lakes Region Onlookers | The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel
The fireball flashed across the sky at 10:47 p.m. EST, according to the ... As of Monday morning, 78 people have reported seeing the fireball to the ...

Huge Meteor Shoots Across Ohio Night Sky
AccuWeather Videos
Huge Meteor Shoots Across Ohio Night Sky. Nov 23, 2015; 8:18 AM ET People across Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, reported seeing a fireball in the ...

Amateur Astronomers Solve Mystery of Unidentified Fireball and Weird Space Junk Found in Spain
A trio of objects found Spain in early November looked otherworldly enough to capture international headlines. Following sightings of a fireball at ...

Here's what we know about Thursday's meteor sightings
A flash in the sky seen in Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois and Ohio, followed by a sonic boom, has lots of people talking Friday.

Meteor fireball lights up Tri-State skies
WLWT Cincinnati
"This was the largest meteor event that I have ever seen. I saw it from inside my house," Michael B., from Brookville, Indiana, reported to the American ...

See the Moment Fireball Streaked Across Night Sky
ABC News
Check out the moment a meteor zoomed across the night sky, getting bigger and brighter as it moves toward the horizon. Steve Hart, who lives in ...

Is it a meteor, or…? US social media explodes after huge blast is heard in four states
RT-Published time: 20 Nov, 2015 05:59
Residents of four US states – Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee – have anxiously reported a loud blast. Their first suggestion was a meteor, but more frightening versions follow...

Huge Fireball Meteor Blasts Heard Over Several U.S. States Spark Anxiety, NASA Calms Fears ...
The Inquisitr
Residents of several states in the U.S. have reported hearing huge blasts in the sky and seeing powerful flashes of light on Thursday, November 19, ...

That Loud, Bright Blast Last Night? It Was a Meteor
89.3 WFPL
Last night, a huge blazing ball could be seen in a good portion of the Louisville area. People could hear it, too. On Twitter, multiple people from Mount ...

Precious stones from the sky spark bounty hunt in Turkish village
Chicago Tribune
Bingol University's Iskender Demirkol said a team including a NASA scientist was sent to research the meteor, and data is being sent to the U.S. spa

Minister takes Twitter poll on taxing meteor hunters in eastern Turkey
Hurriyet Daily News
Treasury officials arrived at Sarıçiçek to make an onsite investigation following media reports on villagers selling meteor pieces for some $200,000 to ...

Turkish villagers object to taxation of meteors 'sent by God'
Hurriyet Daily News
Formerly clueless about the value of the meteor pieces, Sarıçiçek residents started to sell the pieces they found after being told by an Istanbul ...

What shook Kentuckiana Thursday night
WHAS 11.com (subscription)
People from Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio and West Virginia reported spotting the falling meteor traveling anywhere between 20,000 and 50,000 miles per ...

Social Media Explodes After Mysterious Blast Heard Across the US Midwest
Sputnik International
That ball of fire was a large meteor, coming at the tail end of two major meteor showers – the Taurid and the Leonid – that occurred this month.

Mesa College dedicates Jerry Schad Observatory
The San Diego Union-Tribune
“When I completed that, the brightest meteor I'd ever seen just blazed across the sky,” she said. “I swear that meteor was as bright as his smile.”.

Passing fireball lights up New Mexico sky
Santa Fe New Mexican
“The meteor started at an altitude of 65 miles just east of the Kiowa National Grassland in New Mexico, and moved south of [due] west at 62,000 mph ...

It came out of the sky – and struck the Earth somewhere in Humboldt
Mad River Union
The annual Leonid Meteor Shower takes place Nov. 6 through 30, peaking Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 18 and 19 – right when Zanotti saw the ...

Bright meteor fireball passes over Dublin, Ireland
Signs of the Times
This footage captured by amateur astronomer Michael O'Connell was posted on youtube last night, 'Bright fireball (possible Leonid) passed directly ...

Fireball in the Sky Caught on Security Camera
ABC News
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Meteor fireball lights up Tri-State skies
WLWT Cincinnati
People across several states, including Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, reported seeing the fireball shortly before 11 p.m. Some even reported hearing a ...

Incoming! Earth-grazing fireball lights up New Mexico sky
Signs of the Times
"This fireball was visible for eleven seconds and burned brightly its entire path of at least 180 miles. This means it had some mass to it to be able to ...

Swarm of Meteor/Fireballs Rain Down from the Sky - 22 Feet Asteroid Passing
Before It's News
Swarm of Meteor/Fireballs Rain Down from the Sky – 22 Feet Asteroid (2015 VO142) will Safely Pass at a distance of 1 LD (384,401 km) on Nov. 24th.

Never thought I'd see this tonight, but it was a pleasant surprise!

NEOWISE Identifies Greenhouse Gases in Comets
Jet Propulsion Laboratory- November 23, 2015
After its launch in 2009, NASA's NEOWISE spacecraft observed 163 comets during the WISE/NEOWISE prime mission. This sample from the space telescope represents the largest infrared survey of comets to date. Data from the survey are giving new insights into the dust, comet nucleus sizes, and production rates for difficult-to-observe gases like carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide. Results of the NEOWISE census of comets were recently published in the Astrophysical Journal. ...

Holiday stargazing spotlights upcoming meteor shower
KPHO Phoenix
PEORIA, AZ (KPHO/KTVK) -. A holiday stargazing event next month will draw attention to the upcoming Geminid Meteor Shower.

Geminid meteor shower observations at PARI
Mountain Xpress (blog)
Astronomers at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) invite the public to join them for observing the Geminid meteor shower. The event is ...

Volcanic eruptions 'didn't kill off dinosaurs' after all
Scientists have been divided about what happened to the mega beasts, with some thinking they were wiped out by a meteorcrashing into planet Earth ...

Earth's Most Abundant, But Hidden Mineral Finally Seen, Named
By Jeanna Bryner- Live Science- June 16, 2014
Earth's most abundant mineral lies deep in the planet's interior, sealed off from human eyes. Now, scientists for the first time have gotten a glimpse of the material in nature, enclosed inside a 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite. The result: They have characterized and named the elusive mineral.

Boom, crash - meteorite strikes Little Mountain home
Sunshine Coast Daily (Australia)- November 20, 2015
Zen Collins holds what she believes to be a meteorite that crashed through their roof in Little Mountain. The metalic chunk of rock smashed through the tin roof, the ceiling and then cracked a tile where it impacted just
behind the couch. Zen and her 2 kids Scarlett, 2 and Zavier, 6 checking out the Meteorite. ... NOT meteorite; appears to be a part of a wood chopper.


Jose Ildefonso
November 21 at 7:13am
Chang’e-2 spacecraft observations of asteroid 4179 Toutati


Cristovao Jacques
November 21 at 6:52pm
Meteorite impacts can create DNA building blocks
A new study shown that meteorite impacts on ancient oceans may have created nucleobases and amino ac...


Jose Ildefonso
November 24 at 10:03am
Via twitter de Daniel Fischer
The 163 comets observed during WISE/NEOWISE provide constraints on the CO+CO2 production: http://arxiv.org/abs/1509.08446 -> http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2015-355 …
[1509.08446] The NEOWISE-Discovered Comet Population and the CO+CO2 production rates

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

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