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01 August 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 01AUG2013

Asteroid pinpointed as likely source of Russian meteor
New Scientist
A new study shows how a 200-metre-wide cluster of rocks, first spotted by scientists in 2011, could have spawned the Chelyabinsk meteor which exploded over ...

Cayman Net News
“By the time the meteor got to the middle of the island, it had broken up into a number of segments and obviously it was too high for any of the parts to come to ...
Biggest extinction in history caused by climate-changing meteor ... known that the dinosaurs were wiped out 66 million years ago when a meteor hit what is now ...

Star Trak: August 2013
Indiana University
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The annual Perseid meteor shower, which will peak on the night of Aug. 11-12, is one of the most popular every year because it happens ...

Fireball Champion to Appear Soon in the Sky
French Tribune
The Perseids meteor will appear soon to provide a delight to sky watchers.... Office recently declared it the fireball champion of annual meteorshowers. Fireballs ...

When the stars make you drool
NIU Today
Attendees can view the Perseid Meteor Shower, which occurs every August when Earth passes through the tail of the Swift-Tuttle comet. Image courtesy of ... 
Port Macquarie News
The Delta Aquarids meteor shower passed over the southern hemisphere on July 28 and 29 and Mr Reneke believes the fireball over Port Macquarie is a ... 
Kensington and Chelsea Today
Shortlisted entries include the dazzling firework display of a Perseid meteor shower against a snowy backdrop in Wyoming; the spectacular view of the Milky ... (blog)
On the morning of February 15, the skies above Chelyabinsk, Russia lit up as an enormous fireball streaked out of the sky and exploded overhead. Scientists ...

Watch meteor event at Waterton Park
Lethbridge Herald
Sky watchers are being invited to watch this year's Perseids meteor shower from a vantage point in Waterton Lakes National Park. Astronomy volunteers will be ...

Climate-changing meteor revisited
It's well known that the dinosaurs were wiped out 66 million years ago when a meteor hit what is now southern Mexico but evidence is accumulating that the ...

Meteor shower celebration planned
Medicine Hat News
At its height, observers of the Perseid meteor shower can see up 60 meteors a night, making it one of nature's most wonderful natural fireworks displays. As the ...

Surprise Fireball Streaks Across Stunning Night Sky (Photo)
Sometimes the best is saved for last. It certainly was the case for one night sky photographer, who was about to pack up from a night of taking time lapse images ...

Book your Schedule for August 12 and 13: It's Perseid Meteor Shower
Austrian Tribune
If you don't want to miss the Perseid meteor shower, then mark your calendars today for August 12 and 13. A couple of weeks left for witnessing the show.

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