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05 January 2017

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 05JAN2017

These guys hunt for space rocks, and sell them for enormous profit to collectors
CNBC
...In November, Farmer and Hupe traveled to Bolivia, where they bought several meteorites from local Quechua people. The rocks were 4 billion years old, and found eager buyers: the two hunters sold them within 24 hours for $60,000....

Space debris in northern China confirmed as from recently launched satellites
South China Morning Post
...Debris that has rained down on a city in the central China province of Henan is believed to be from two recently launched satellites...

Origin of strange cosmic flashes identified after 10 years of mystery
UPI.com
A meteor streaks across the sky during the Perseid meteor shower in August 2016. This week, London-based scientists presented findings of a study ...

Meteor Showers in 2017
Sky & Telescope
A Perseid meteor blazes across a dark sky (with the Milky Way at left) as captured from the historic Stella fane compound atop Breezy Hill in Springfield ...

Meteor Shower
Spaceweather.com Realtime Image Gallery
The Quadrantids meteor shower was relatively active from Rachaburi, Thailand. From a relatively light polluted site, we saw about 10 meteors per hour ...

Quadrantids meteor shower
Stargazers Lounge
Managed to get out for my first astro shoot of 2017. Having taken 80 plus shots of bits of the sky, I think I have possibly managed to get one meteor in a.

Quadrantids meteor shower
Stargazers Lounge
Managed to get out for my first astro shoot of 2017. Having taken 80 plus shots of bits of the sky, I think I have possibly managed to get one meteor in a.

Quadrantid meteor shower January 2017: When are the Quadrantids and other celestial spectacles ...
Get Surrey
There are few ways better to start the year's star gazing than with a beautiful shower of meteors to light up the sky. That's exactly what we're due to ...

Quadrantid meteor shower January 2017: When are the Quadrantids and other celestial spectacles ...
Get Surrey
There are few ways better to start the year's star gazing than with a beautiful shower of meteors to light up the sky. That's exactly what we're due to ...

Ten amazing stargazing events to look out for in 2017
Coventry Telegraph
The Lyrids Meteor Shower is classed as an “average” shower, usually ... The Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower can reach about 30 meteors per hour in the ...

Our Sun may be tearing asteroids apart, study finds
RedOrbit
Wiegert's team used the Canadian Meteor Orbit Radar (CMOR) to track objects one meter (3.3 feet) wide and smaller, and found that as Phaethon ...

The Heavens on Fire: The Great Leonid Meteor Storms
AbeBooks
Meteor succeeded meteor in such rapid succession that it was impossible to count them; at times the sky seemed full of them, and the earth was ...

Westchester Stargazers Will Get Celestial Show With Vivid Meteor Showers
The Chamber of Commerce of Scarsdale, NY Inc.
Westchester Stargazers Will Get Celestial Show With Vivid Meteor Showers. Westchester Stargazers Will Get Celestial Show With Vivid Meteor ...

Events in 2017 4-2017 KML
Fireball event
ID, UT Date & Time, Local Date & Time, City, State, Dur. Magn. D. Sound, C. Sound, Frag. Observer, Exp. a, 2017-01-01 01:45 UT, 2016-12-31 20:45 ...

2016 The FOURTH Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™ / Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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