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24 March 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 24MAR2018

Chinese Space Station Will Fall Back To Earth Around Early April, Scientists Predict
The Daily Caller
The crash may be visible as a meteor as it enters Earth's atmosphere, “although the location of the re-entry is as difficult to predict as its timing,” Forbes explains. “However, given how orbits work, [points of contact with earth] could be anywhere in a band a few hundred kilometers wide that crosses over ...

30 amazing things to see in the night sky in 2018
Liverpool Echo
Active between April 19 and May 28 every year, in 2018 it will peak on May 6. The best time to see shooting stars from the Eta Aquarid meteor shower is in the early morning just before sunrise. It is caused by the earth passing through dust from Halley's Comet and comes from the direction of Aquarius in ...

The demise of (the) Humanity (Star)
Astronomy Magazine
Early this morning, the Humanity Star satellite burned up as an artificial meteor in the sky. pxhere. The Humanity Star, launched in January by New Zealand company Rocket Lab, met its end earlier than planned, after just a few weeks of circling the globe. On March 23, The New Zealand Herald reported ...

Measurements of winds in the upper atmosphere by means of drifting meteor trails I
Science Direct
The paper describes some new radio techniques for the measurement of upper atmosphere winds by means of drifting meteor trails. A continuously recording doppler-radar system operating on 27 mc is described and some typical records are analysed. An accompanying paper deals with the ...

A meteor that struck the Empty Quarter four centuries ago
Saudi Gazette
NEARLY 52 years ago, a National Geographic team visited a meteorite site called Wabar in the Empty Quarter, one of the most desolate places on earth, and documented the remnants of the spatial object that struck Saudi Arabia some four centuries ago. During their visit in 1966, the team took rather ...

Videos
American Meteor Society
This video has been uploaded on the American Meteor Society Website. AMS Event: 1142-2018, Report 139929 (1142d-2018). Uploaded by. © b. s. Credit b. s. Date 2018-03-22 22:21:00 EDT ...

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