08 July 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 08JUL2017

END OF WORLD WARNING: Watch biggest explosion EVER on Moon as NASA warns we could be
Daily Express
A METEOR with the explosive power of TEN cruise missiles has struck the Moon – sparking a massive explosion visible with the naked eye.

Meteor strikes moon sparking massive explosion visible with naked eye
A METEOR with the explosive power of TEN cruise missiles has struck the Moon – sparking a massive explosion visible with the naked eye.

Meteor brighter than moon seen over Devon coast
Meteor brighter than moon seen over Devon coast.

Meteor's late night flash remains talk of small SA town after blaze of light seen
ABC Online
Six days after a suspected meteor shook Streaky Bay and very briefly lit up parts of South Australia's night sky, the event remains the talk of the town.

Streaky Bay's vision of the meteor on Friday June 30th
The bright light in the sky from the meteor is clearly seen in this footage from CCTV at Streaky Bay shot from Mitre 10 and IGA.

Watch: Security camera captures fireball over Australia
Earlier this week, Australia's The Advertiser reported that the fireball had been tracked by the Desert Fireball Network. A spokesperson for DFN said ...

High-Silica 'Halos' Shed Light on Wet Ancient Mars
Jet Propulsion Laboratory- May 30, 2017
Pale "halos" around fractures in bedrock analyzed by NASA's Curiosity
Mars rover contain copious silica, indicating that ancient Mars had liquid water for a long time....

Curiosity Peels Back Layers on Ancient Martian Lake
Jet Propulsion Laboratory- June 1, 2017
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover mission has provided an unprecedented level of detail about an ancient lake environment on Mars that offered favorable conditions for microbial life....

NASA's Asteroid-Hunting Spacecraft a Discovery Machine
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
June 5, 2017
NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) mission has released its third year of survey data, with the spacecraft discovering 97 previously unknown celestial objects in the last year. Of those, 28 were near-Earth objects, 64 were main belt asteroids and five were comets....

NASA Finds Evidence of Diverse Environments in Curiosity Samples
Jet Propulsion Laboratory- June 9, 2017
NASA scientists have found a wide diversity of minerals in the initial samples of rocks collected by the Curiosity rover in the lowermost layers of Mount Sharp on Mars, suggesting that conditions changed in the water environments on the planet over time....

Opinion: These visitors from space could kill us
In fact, simulations run by scientists confirm that in the past 500 million years, just two or three comets may have struck Earth, causing powerful meteor ...

NASA Scientists Shares Various Strategies For Detecting Asteroids Impact
Pc-Tablet Media
Though scientists still hesitate to come to terms with deadly huge asteroids, the Chelyabinsk meteor strike in Russia, in the year 2013 have become a ...

UA Astronomer Talks Russian Meteor Strike, Asteroid Science and UA's OSIRIS-REx Mission - Duration: 4:24. The University of Arizona 1,023 views.

A Meteor Has A Speed Of 87.0 M/s When 800 Km Above...
A meteor has a speed of 87.0 m/s when 800 km above the Earth. It is falling vertically (ignore air resistance) and strikes a bed of sand in which it is ...

70 Years After Famed Crash at Roswell, the Truth Is Still Out There
CBS 8 San Diego
Many remain mysterious while others are explained, like a 10-ton meteor that exploded over Russia and caused panic when it hit Earth in 2013.

Looking up at the Night Sky: St. Maarten's Backyard Astronomy for July 8 & 9
The Daily Herald (press release)
Tycho is an impact crater, formed by the ancient collision of the moon with a meteor. The crater itself is rather small, but its ejecta rays are amazingly ...

Radio Meteor Observation Bulletin No. 287 of June 2017 (58 K) is available now as
http://www.rmob.org/rmobtext/rmob1706.txtMore information and the visual presentation of the hourly forward scatter
counts can be found on

2017 The FOURTH Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™ / Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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