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  • Russian Satellite
    Conspicuous Russian spy satellite burns up over Rocky Mountains
    In the late evening of Sept. 2, dozens of people from New Mexico to Montana witnessed a bright red ribbon cut across the sky as three “rocks” came tumbling down to Earth. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that the sky rocks weren...
  • Perseid Meteor Shower
    Perseid meteor shower is coming
    The Perseid meteor shower is going to occur the nights of August 10th and August 11th. This is one of the best meteor showers every year. There are many meteor showers annually. Unlike the rest of the meteor showers, this one can be viewed...
  • Massive crater opens on Russia's Yamal Peninsula? What caused it?
    Mysterious giant crater sinkhole on Russia's Yamal Peninsula: What caused it?
    What caused the mysterious giant crater sinkhole on Russia's Yamal Peninsula?On Friday, July 11 in Russia, a giant crater-like sinkhole was discovered on the Yamal Peninsula by helicopter pilots who work in the gas fields there. At the bottom...
  • Meteor
    Meteor Wines
    Today is Meteor Day. That's right, and I'll bet you didn't know that. I'm not sure why Meteor Day slips by so often unnoticed. It's such a great and wonderful occasion. A special day set aside for the appreciation of, . . aaa,...
  • New meteor shower event will be able to be seen in Colorado tonight
    New meteor shower event will be able to be seen in Colorado tonight
    Earth will pass through the orbit of a comet named LINEAR late tonight or early Saturday morning on May 23-24.It is deemed a rare astronomical event due to the fact that it is the first time Earth will encounter the debris field of this particular...
  • Sunday Fireball
    Large fireball spotted across the northeast on Sunday evening
    Around 9 p.m. on Sunday evening, sporadic reports started coming in to social media and local government agencies of a fireball with a possible explosion over Montgomery county. Fire crews were dispatched to a field just outside Amsterdam...
  • FIREBALL over Saudi Arabia
    Fireballs being seen all over the world - Internet abuzz "ISON debris field"
    On January 16th 2014 at 7:00 pm, two meteors flew in tandem over 186 thousand miles across Saudi Arabia from east to the west with reports coming in from Germany and across the middle East. The fireball possibly crashed into the red sea from eye...
  • Asteroid-spawned Geminid meteor shower includes numerous fireballs
    Meteor explosion over Arizona part of disturbing new trend
    Reports of a meteor explosion over Tuscon, Arizona yesterday evening are part of a disturbing new trend. This year has seen a dramatic increase in the number of reported sightings of fireballs, the term used by scientists for extremely bright...
  • Meteor strike over Russia
    Early warning system suggested for asteroid strike
    On Thursday, news sources reported that scientists are speaking out, warning of the possibility of more asteroids entering earth's atmosphere. ProfessorPeter Brown, from the University of Western Ontario, Canada, is one of those speaking out...
  • Fireball across Souther California sky the same day the new studies on meteors were released.
    Fireball lights up sky and Twitter as new meteor study released
    A fireball lit up the sky over Southern California Wednesday night, which almost immediately lit up social media with reports of the meteor sightings. Twitter was buzzing over sightings of this fireball. This fireball was spotted the same day a...
  • Meteorite Hunting is the New Money-Making Trend for Astronomy Aficionados
    Meteorite Hunting is the New Money-Making Trend for Astronomy Aficionados
    Last year, 2012, a gold rush for meteorites began in California after a massive meteor exploded above the town of Lotus. The meteor's disintegration scattered out-of-this-world matter around the town and sent ordinary folk into a meteorite...
  • asteroid watch
    Scientists wake up to meteor threat ancient Greeks knew about 2500 years ago
    Two recent reports in the mainstream media highlight a new awareness of the threat meteors pose to our modern civilization. CBS News program 60 Minutes and Wired.com both ran stories in the past 48 hours highlighting the real dangers of this...
  • nasa earth impact
    NASA AsteroidWatch suspended while Earth faces unprecedented threats from space
    NASA's announcement yesterday that it would suspend its AsteroidWatch program's asteroid strike Twitter alerts due to the government shutdown could not have come at a worse time. Last month saw an alarming increase in meteor fireball...
  • impact event
    Asteroid near-miss an ominous sign for the future?
    This weekend Russian scientists reported Earth barely escaped an impact with a fast-moving asteroid. According to Vladimir Lipunov of the Moscow State University and the Sternberg Astronomical Institute, "[The asteroid] was discovered on...
  • What is a fireball?
    Meteor interrupts Alabama band competition
    Fireballs swarmed over the central section of the nation's sky from last Thursday into Sunday night. From what astronomers say,we may be in for even more in October as the large Orionid and minor Southern Taurid and Epsilon Geminid meteor...