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07 October 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 06/07OCT2012

Amazing Meteor Boomerangs Around Earth - Sky & Telescope
Late on September 21st, a bright fireball broke apart as it skimmed the atmosphere over northwestern Europe — then it became a temporary satellite, looping ...

Unique UK meteor proves what goes around comes around | Astro ...
At closest, the meteor was only 33 miles above the Earth's surface. On the evening of ...

Draconid meteor shower may spice up weekend sky | Astro Bob
Keep an eye out for the annual Draconid meteor shower this weekend It's active starting tomorrow through Tuesday nights Oct 79 While only a few meteors per ...

Taiwan in a prime position to view key meteor shower
Taipei Times
The annual Draconid meteor shower is expected to peak at 7:15pm tomorrow with dozens of meteors entering the Earth's atmosphere every hour, with Taiwan being described as the best place to watch this year's dazzling display of shooting stars, the ...

Stargazers look forward to Draconid meteor shower surprise
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, Oct. 6 (CNA) Astronomy buffs are already getting their hopes up to be treated to a prolificmeteor shower show on the evening of Oct. 8, when Draconid meteors are expected to reach a peak, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said Saturday.

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Dragon Spits Shooting Stars
National Geographic
Like other meteor showers the Draconids get their name from the constellation they appear to radiate out from in the sky – in this case Draco, the dragon – which appears nearly overhead around local midnight throughout the northern hemisphere.

APOD: 2012 October 5 - Aurora and Fireball Over Norway
Astronomy Picture of the Day. Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief ...

Draconid Meteor Shower Peaks Sunday Evening
The Epoch Times
A “fire-breathing dragon” could light up our skies this weekend when the annual Draconid meteorshower peaks on Oct. 7. Draconid meteors radiate from the constellation Draco, meaning dragon, which is located in the northern sky near the Big and Little ...

Manatee museum meteorite is out of this world
Central Florida News 13 Fri, 05 Oct 2012 08:04 AM PDT
A very old piece of space is now calling Manatee County home. A 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite is on

Touch, take home 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite at South Florida Museum in Bradenton
Bradenton Herald Thu, 04 Oct 2012 20:58 PM PDT
First 500 children at opening receive a free vial of meteorite dust.

Design and development of Meteor Burst Remote Radio - Federal ...
Currently the National Water and Climate Center (NWCC) collects data from multiple meteor burst master stations in order to obtain remote station data from ...

2012 THE Year of Meteors!

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