21 November 2016

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 21NOV2016

Week-old meteorite recovered from farm in Western Australia
The Guardian
A 2015 meteorite captured by Curtin University's desert fireball network in Western Australia. The university has reported finding a new meteorite that ...

Great balls of fire: WA scientists follow flames to freshly fallen meteorite
There's a new contender for best job title ever - Scientist for the Desert Fireball Network. Curtin University's DFN is a ragtag gang of dedicated ...

Meteorite Found East of Perth, Days After Shooting Star Seen Over City
So Perth (blog)

Curtin fireball chasers recover Halloween meteorite from WA farm
Members of Curtin University's Desert Fireball Network (DFN) team have successfully tracked and recovered a freshly fallen meteorite from a Western ...
IAU Meteor Data Center | the shower database: a status report
Vox Charta
Currently, the meteor shower part of Meteor Data Center database includes: 112 established showers, 563 in the working list, among them 36 have ...

Astronomy: The Geminids Meteor Shower on Dec 11, 2016 in Brooklyn, NY(New York City metro area) at Marine Park. Our Urban Park Rangers will ...

Ursids Meteor Shower in Staten Island
Ursids Meteor Shower on Dec 18, 2016 in Staten Island, NY(New York City metro area) at Wolfe's Pond Park beach. Our Urban Park Rangers will be ...

New Ceres Views as Dawn Moves Higher
Jet Propulsion Laboratory- November 18, 2016
...Occator Crater, with its central bright region and secondary, less-reflective areas, appears quite prominent near the limb, or edge, of Ceres. At 57 miles (92 kilometers) wide and 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) deep, Occator displays evidence of recent geologic activity....

Wolfe Creek meteor impact painting something happened
Graham Hancock
Wolfe Creek is the 2nd largest meteor impact crater on earth. It has been dated at 300,000 years. However a US mineral site Mindat [www.mindat.org] ... Note- The statements in this article need confirmation. The author is of dubious authority in the scientific community..

Meteosat-7 becomes EUMETSAT's longest-serving operational satellite
Satellite PR News (press release)
Fifteen years later, also in February, Meteosat-7 was perfectly positioned to spot the trail of meteor dust from the meteor which exploded close to ...

Reports Report 4559a (Event 4559-2016)
American Meteor Society
Terminal flash. Observation, Yes. Remarks, It looked like it caught fire, blazed for a few seconds then looked like it burst into and those two ...

American Meteor Society
Observer. Name, P D. Experience Level, 3/5. Remarks, We were just on the porch admiring the stars and right over our heads was this amazing sight.

Reports Report 4555a (Event 4555-2016)
American Meteor Society
Observer. Name, Bobby Z. Experience Level, 2/5. Remarks, It was REALLY bright! (and cool...my first fireball). Location. Address, Mount Laurel, NJ.

American Meteor Society
Observer. Name, Andrew V. Experience Level, 1/5. Remarks, I was travelling on I-476 northbound at the time. When I saw the object, at was at mile ...

Reports Report 4554a (Event 4554-2016)
American Meteor Society
Location. Address, Doylestown, PA. Latitude, 40° 23' 9.89'' N (40.38608°). Longitude, 75° 4' 57.47'' W (-75.08263°). Elevation, 158.509m. Time and ...

2016 The THIRD Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™ / Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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