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23 March 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 23MAR2018

Meteor lights up the night sky
NBC News
A bright meteor was caught on cameras across Michigan as it swept over parts of the Midwest and Canada.

Meteor captured on video over Madison
ABC21
A meteor was seen over the Madison area Thursday night.

When is the 2018 Lyrid meteor shower? All you need to know about stargazing event
Coventry Telegraph
... and are named after constellation Lyra. The Lyrid Meteor Shower is classed as an “average” shower, usually producing about 20 meteors per hour at its peak. ... This year the annual meteor shower will start April 16 and end April 25, but will peak April 21-22. The meteors blaze through the sky from ...

Delta Aquarids meteor shower 2018
MSN.com
Stargazers could be treated to a meteor spectacle later this year as the Delta Aquarids makes an appearance. The meteor shower favours the Northern Hemisphere - where it is likely to be more visible. An annual astronomical event, the Delta Aquarids displays as many as 10 to 20 shooting stars per ...

China's Tiangong-1 Space Lab Could Produce Fireball Streaks Upon Re-Entry, Debris Unlikely To ...
The Inquisitr
... there has been no report of accidents related to the re-entry of these space junk. If the space lab enters a populated area, there is no need to worry. In fact, people living close by can look forward to a spectacular sight as the space lab burns up during re-entry. There's a high probability that the fireball ...

Only 117 years 'til this asteroid (possibly) hits us
CNN
In 2013, a meteor about 60 feet (20 meters) across hit the Earth near Chelyabinsk in Russia. This relatively small rock still did considerable damage. It released about 30 times as much energy as the nuclear explosion at Hiroshima, blowing out glass windows and causing 1,500 people to seek medical ...
2018 The FIFTH Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™ / Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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