08 December 2016

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 08DEC2016

Take a tour of the meteorite vaults
Washington Post
Behind the public exhibits (and in a nitrogen "clean room" in Maryland), scientists at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History are ...

Meteor lights up night sky over Siberia
CBS News
Although the meteor surprised the residents of Sayanogorsk, it was significantly smaller than the meteorite that crashed down near Chelyabinsk, ...

Siberian meteor up to 15 meters in diameter
The Watchers
The meteor that exploded over Siberia on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, could be up to 10 - 15 meters (33 - 50 feet) in diameter, Russian News Agency ...

Dash-cam footage: Burning meteor lights up Siberian sky
Dash-cam footage from Sayanogorsk, in the Republic of Khakassiya, captured a meteor crossing the sky on Tuesday. The video shows a bright flash ...

Fireball Rips Through Siberian Sky In Brilliant Display Of Light

Huffington Post
A strange display of light blazed across the Siberian night sky early this week, according to witnesses in the area. The fireball's stunning display ...

Video: Meteor explodes in Siberia over area with numerous hydropower plants
Belfast Telegraph
People in the Republic of Khakassia in southwest Siberia witnessed a large fireball exploding in the sky, which briefly made the evening as bright as ...

Meteor over the Canary Islands
Mysterious Space
This morning, with the skies clean and full of stars. It is, in principle, a Púpida-Pélida (PUP), a discrete meteor shower - ZHR = 10, difficult to observe ...

Explosion Over Siberian Town Not From Meteor? Russian Astronomers Confirm No Meteors
Science World Report
Many believed it was a meteor that caused the sudden flash and explosion. But now, Russian astronomers have reported to not detecting the ... Poor journalism. It was a meteor, a bolide. -LMH

Geminid Meteor Shower
Department of Information Technology
Dr. Joel Goodman and Dr. Alex Storrs – both back by popular demand, will bring meteor pieces to examine and high power viewing telescopes to look ...

Geminid Meteor Shower
Editor's update: The next Geminid meteor shower will peak on the night of Dec. 13 and morning of Dec. 14 in 2016. The Geminids usually put on a ...

Geminid Meteor Shower to Peak Dec 13; NASA Experts to Answer Questions Dec. 12
NASA Blogs
The annual Geminid meteor shower will peak during the overnight hours of Dec. 13-14, with best viewing typically around 2 a.m. To learn why meteors ...

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