04 June 2018

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 04JUN2018

Asteroid 2018 LA Explodes Over Botswana Hours After Discovery
Meteor 2018 LA (ZLAF9B2) seen from a farm between Ottosdal and Hartebeesfontein, North West South Africa. Video captured by Barend Swanepoel ...

Hours after it was discovered, an asteroid heading for Earth disintegrated over Africa
Sun Sentinel
Meteorite/ ZLAF9B2 /2018 LA Video is taken near my dads farm between Ottosdal and Hartebeesfontein. #Meteorite #Meteor #Swanepoelmeteorite ...

Flaming METEOR smashes into Earth in terrifying scenes
Daily Star
Meteor ZLAF9B2 was spotted as it zipped across the sky between Ottosdal and Hartebessmontein in the country's north-west. Stills taken of the ...

Small asteroid on collision course with Earth discovered only hours before impact
... often than many may realize, according to Peter Brown, a physics and astronomy professor at Western University who specializes in meteor science.

Boulder-size asteroid, on collision course with Earth, disintegrates into fireball
Orlando Sentinel
A boulder-size asteroid disintegrated harmlessly over Africa, just hours after its weekend discovery. It's only the third time scientists have spotted an ...

VIDEO: Boulder-Sized Asteroid Approaches Earth, Disintegrates Over South Africa
ABOVE VIDEO: Meteor 2018 LA (ZLAF9B2)seen from farm between Ottosdal and Hartebeesfontein North West South Africa. (barend swanepoel ...

JPL Alerts Astronomers Worldwide to Small Asteroid on an Impact Trajectory with Earth Hours ...
Pasadena Now
At about 6:44 p.m. in Botswana, Africa, observers reported a huge fireball in the night sky. This matched up with the predicted trajectory for the asteroid ...

Webcam captures asteroid hitting Earth just HOURS after being detected by Nasa
The Sun
... Meteor: If a meteoroid enters the Earth's atmosphere, it begins to vapourise and then becomes a meteor. On Earth, it'll look like a streak of light in the ...

Meteor spotted over South Africa
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Meteorite sighting 'once in a lifetime experience' for North West farmer
SowetanLIVE Sunday World
Meteorite/ ZLAF9B2 Video is taken near my dads farm between Ottosdal and Hartebeesfontein. #Meteorite #Meteor #Swanepoelmeteorite ...

Watch: Did a meteorite strike South Africa on Saturday night? [video]
The South African
Luckily for our astronomical enthusiasts, there was nothing fake about this: A meteordid indeed land on the South African-Botswanan border. Physicist ...

Asteroid spotted hours before impact with atmosphere over Botswana
American Meteor Society
The American Meteor Society, Ltd. is established to inform, encourage, and support the research activities of people who are interested in the field of ...

Asteroid 2018 LA hit the atmosphere over Botswana on June 2
International Meteor Organization
On June 2nd, 2018, around 16h44 UT (18h44 CAT), asteroid 2018 LA (previously numbered: ZLAF9B2) impacted the Earth atmosphere over ...

Asteroid Crashes Into Earth Atmosphere Just Hours After It Was Discovered
Tech Times
The asteroid disintegrated several miles over the surface somewhere over Botswana, Africa, lighting up the night sky with a bright fireball. The final ...

Asteroid Ini Sempat Diprediksi Jatuh di Indonesia
Tribun Jogja
Dalam istilah astronomi, fireball adalah jenis meteor yang terangnya ... Sementara superfireball adalah fireball yang sangat terang setara dengan ...

Meteorite fragments found in Yunnan after shower damages village homes
Shine News (press release)
A number of residents in Yunnan filmed the meteor shower on June 1 as it lit up the night sky. Jiang Wei, executive deputy director of the Professional ...

Incredible moment falling meteor lights up the night sky over China before 'smashing into a ...
Daily Mail
People in south-west China were left stunned as a blazing meteorite illuminated the night sky of Yunnan Province on Friday night. Footage of the ...

Dramatic footage shows flaming meteorite turning night into day as it blazes across the sky
Onlookers were left terrified after a gigantic meteor flamed through the sky in southwest China last week, turning the dark skies as bright as daytime.

Fireball lights up southwest China sky before meteorite impact
A bright meteor - or bolide - streaked across skies above Jinghong city in the southwest Chinese province of Yunnan on June 1, startling onlookers.

Video: New Theory Suggests Octopus DNA Comes From Space
While it's highly unlikely that octopuses are actually space aliens that arrived on Earth aboard a frozen meteor, octopuses are among few animals on ... (Pseudo-science via Sri Lankan pseudo-scientist- Total BRAVO SIERRA!- LMH)

Event 1924-2018
Fireball event
AMS received 8 reports about a fireball seen over South-East District, Gauteng, North West, Northern Cape and Eastern Cape on Saturday, June 2nd ...

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