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28 April 2015

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UK Meteor 26APR2015
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Click Image. Scotland, Ireland, Isle of Man, England- UK Meteor 22.10 BST 26APR2015 v3 c2015 Dirk Ross / Google Earth ...

UK Fireball Meteor 26APR2015 at 2210
Posted to YouTube by UK Meteor Observation Network, Portadown, Co Armagh 2,046 views

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 26APR2015
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Capture of a meteor classified as J8_AHE (April 102 Herculids) early in the morning. Date and time: 2015/04/25 08:38:00 UT Locale: Lagoa Santa - .

Large fireball on 26 April 2015 at 21:10UT
UK Meteor Observation Network
Large number of public reports alerted us to a fireball that occurred on 26 April 2015 at 21:10UT.

Astronomers seeking witnesses to Sunday fireball
Irish Times
According to David Moore, editor of the Astronomy Ireland magazine, his organisation received hundreds of reports of a bright fireball at 10.10pm on ...

VIDEO Massive Fireball lights up Irish skies
The Clare Herald
fireball Astronomy Ireland is asking members of the public to contact them if they witnessed a massive fireball which lit up Irish skies on Sunday night. ...

VIDEO: Watch as huge falling 'fireball' lights up East Lancashire sky
Lancashire Telegraph
Richard Kacerek, co-founder at the UK Meteor Observation Network, said they had received 18 reports by yesterday afternoon. He said: "This ...

Watch amazing moment mystery fireball lit up Irish skies and baffled coastguard
Irish Mirror
At around 10:10pm on Sunday night a huge 'fireball' was seen right across the country, lighting up all of the island like daylight for about 5 seconds.

Giant fireball 'sets social media alight'
BBC News
It was, in fact, a "sporadic meteor" according to Tolis Christou from the Armagh Observatory. "This doesn't look like it's associated with any of the ...

UFO? Mystery 'fireball' seen in night sky over Sheffield
The Star
A 'huge fireball' was seen in the skies above Sheffield last night. ... The fireball was also reportedly seen by people in Ireland, Scotland, and ...

Fireball In The Skies Over Wrexham
Wrexham.com
A fireball was seen over the skies of Wrexham last night, with many similar reports across the North of England and Ireland. The below video was ...

Falling 'fireball' lights up East Lancashire sky
Lancaster and Morecambe Citizen
THE East Lancashire sky lit up briefly under the glare of a huge falling fireball last night — sparking fears of a 'plane crash or the end of the world'!

large Earthgrazing Meteor seen from all over UK
LunaticOutPost
see here. http://lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.co.uk/ various speculations abound including Space Crap I subscribe to the theory that it`s the ...

A gentle nudge with a nuke: deflecting Earth-bound asteroids
Ars Technica
The Chelyabinsk meteor was a relatively small chunk of space rock—asteroid researchers think it was probably about 20 meters (66 feet) across—but ...

Hunting Hidden Treasures: Antarctic Meteorites Arrive at JSC
SpaceDaily - 2 hours
Field image of a large meteorite found during the 2014-15 ANSMET season. The field numbers in the image are used for tracking and inventory ...

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27 April 2015

UK Meteor 26APR2015 w/ video

Scotland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Isle of Mull, England- UK Meteor 22.10 BST 26APR2015 w/ video
38 reports
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Scotland, Ireland, Isle of Man, England- UK Meteor 22.10 BST 26APR2015
 v4  c2015 Dirk Ross / Google Earth

UK Fireball Meteor on 26 April 2015 at 2210
Posted to YouTube by UK Meteor Observation Network, Portadown, Co Armagh 2,046 views

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Initial Sighting Reports-
26APR2015 Ian Motley chesterfield derbyshire england uk 22.1 4 seconds max s,w n iwasfaceing to the west yellow turning to red as it broke up.blue flash before sighting. sun then red breaking up as it went over horizon none

26APR2015 Dave Pearce Portadown N.Ireland 22.1 10 secs S-N I was facing north White star like then orange tail Moon or bright star Orange trail then bang Fast star like with an orange trial the bang like a firework


26APR2015 David Smith caste douglas scotland 22.1 3-4 sec e-w orange-white moon yes none

26APR2015 Tim Castle dawson, Co.Londonderry 22:15 BST 10 secs approx Traveled West To East Very Bright white head with long white tail. No smoke trail, No noise. Dimmed in brightness and head dispersed into several orange balls that dimmed as they fell Brighter than the moon no fragmentation until dimmed and changed colour. I am 44 years old and that was the brightest i have ever seen. Seemed very close. Was expecting to hear noise or a sonic boom but no noise heard

26APR2015 Jim Dawson bath gate west lothian scotland 22.12 4secs east to west I was facing west white no sound moon not that I could see excellent

26APR2015 Phil Holmes Isle of Man App. 22.10 5secs Over St John's towards Peel. Fire Large Flaming object No fragments Large fast Flaming object

26APR2015 G Goudie Bearsden Glasgow, Scotland 2220 2-3 seconds West, to North of Moon White Bright as Moon No Looked like falling rocket

All 38 meteor sighting reports can be seen here


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26 April 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 26APR2015

Minas Gerais, Brasil Fireball Meteor 25APR2015 w/video
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Capture of a meteor classified as J8_AHE (April 102 Herculids) early in the morning. Date and time: 2015/04/25 08:38:00 UT Locale: Lagoa Santa - ...

Sky lights up again in Trippunithura, meteor suspected
onmanorama
Scientific observer Dr Rajagopal Kammath opined that this could have been a meteor and that there is no room for concern. He said that this is the ...

Meteor lights up sky over Kerala, India
Signs of the Times
Scientific observer Dr Rajagopal Kammath opined that this could have been a meteor and that there is no room for concern. He said that this is the ...

Lucky Stargazer Captures Lyrid Meteor Leaving Mark Of Zorro Smoke Trail
Pixable
A photographer created a gorgeous GIF of a bright meteor from the Lyrid Meteor Shower 2015 transforming into a "Z" of smoke.

Eta Aquariids meteor shower peaks on May 6, 2015
Free Star Charts
This isn't the only annual meteor shower associated with the famous comet; the stronger October Orionids also originate from Halley. Although Halley ...

meteor and meteoroid
britannica.com
Multimedia for meteor and meteoroid. Explore the updated online encyclopedia from Encyclopaedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of articles, ...

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25 April 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 25APR2015

Meteor Spectroscopy
YouTube
Short video of a spectrum generated by a bright sporadic meteor.

Course of Christianity 'altered by massive exploding meteor over Damascus'
International Business Times UK
If it was a Chelyabinsk fireball that was responsible for Paul's conversion, then obviously that had a great impact on the growth of Christianity.".

Did a meteor fireball change the course of Christianity?
Signs of the Times
But now astronomers believe the bright light in the sky that triggered the conversion of Paul the Apostle may have actually been a falling meteor 2,000 ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 24APR20...
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He says the biblical descriptions of Paul's experience closely match accounts of the fireballmeteor seen above Chelyabinsk, Russia Movie Camera .

Tsunami Alert for Puerto Rico and the East CoastMeteor Hit!!!
YouTube
Tsunami Alert for Puerto Rico and the East Coast Meteor Hit!!! - Bravo Sierra!

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Minas Gerais, Brasil Fireball Meteor 25APR2015 w/video

Minas Gerais, Brasil Fireball Meteor 0838 UTC 25APR2015 w/video

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Minas Gerais,  Brasil Fireball Meteor 0838UTC 25APR2015
c2015 L.Santa / Amancio / BRAMON
Minas Gerais,  Brasil Fireball Meteor 0838UTC 25APR2015 video
Posted to YouTube by Joao Amancio 2 views
Published on Apr 25, 2015
Capture of a meteor classified as J8_AHE (April 102 Herculids) early in the morning.
Date and time: 2015/04/25 08:38:00 UT Locale: Lagoa Santa - Brazil
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24 April 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 24APR2015

Japan Meteor 22APR2015
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Click Image Camera Capture From Ishikawa, Japan Meteor 0334 JST 22APR2015 c 2015 H.Yamakawa / SonotaCo ...

Falling meteor may have changed the course of Christianity
New Scientist
He says the biblical descriptions of Paul's experience closely match accounts of the fireball meteor seen above Chelyabinsk, Russia Movie Camera ...

Chelyabinsk-like fireball may have made Paul the Apostle convert
Daily Mail - 14 hours
An astronomer at the Planetary Science Institute in Tucson, Arizona, claims that Paul the Apostle may have experienced a vision caused by a ...

Photosynthesis has unique isotopic signature
PhysOrg - 5 hours
Photosynthesis leaves behind a unique calling card, a chemical signature that is spelled out with stable oxygen isotopes, according to a new ...

Annual Lyrid Meteor Shower Lights Up Night Sky
NBC News
NBC News Stop-motion video captures striking images of the annual Lyrid meteor shower over northeastern China. Published April 23rd 2015, 8:03 ...

Spectacular meteor shower over mountains
Yahoo!
Watch the video Spectacular meteor shower over mountains on Yahoo UK. The annual Lyrid meteor shower lit up the night sky over Changbai ...

Radio Meteor Detector - Lyriad Meteor
Stargazers Lounge
Radio Meteor Detector - Lyriad Meteor - posted in Radio Astronomy and Spectroscopy: Here is a quick waterfall screen grab from my Radio Meteor ...

Astronomer captures image of shooting star as Lyrid display lights up the night
Daily Mail
... above Pitcaple in Aberdeenshire yesterday as photographer Graeme Whipps picked up two meteors which were part of the Lyridmeteor shower.

Lyrid Meteor Shower's Peak Captured in Stunning Photos
Space.com
Photographers in the western United States captured gorgeous shots of this year's Lyrid meteor shower, which peaked Wednesday night and early ...

Meteor Activity Outlook for April 25-May 1, 2015
American Meteor Society
As the week progresses the moon will interfere more and more with meteor observing as it waxes and sets later each morning. By the end of the week ...

Meteor Shower: Shooting Stars Illuminated Thanlyin Skies
Myanmar International TV
Thanlyin skies were illuminated by a Lyrid meteor shower on Wednesday night. On April 22 to 23, the Earth will pass through a stream of debris from ...

Watch Meteor Shower As Earth Passes Through Comet's Tail
NBC News
Timelapse video captures the Lyrid meteor shower in the night sky above China. The annual show is caused by Earth passing through the dusty tail of ...

Lyrid meteor shower above Florida
MSN.com
Cool timelapse footage has emerged of the Lyrids meteor shower appearing in the skies above Florida,...

China: Lyrid meteor shower creates dazzling display in skies
International Business Time India
The annual Lyrid meteor shower lit up the night sky over Changbai Mountain in northeast Chinas Jilin Province on Wednesday and was recorded by ...

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Japan Meteor 22APR2015 - 2015年4月22日03時34分07秒こと座流星群の火球

Japan Meteor 0334 JST 22APR2015
- 2015年4月22日03時34分07秒こと座流星群の火球
5 camera captures! Ended over land.

Click Image
Camera Capture From Ishikawa, Japan Meteor 0334 JST 22APR2015
c 2015 H.Yamakawa / SonotaCo
SonotaCo Meteor Forum with more photos, video, orbit, path, etc.-
http://sonotaco.jp/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3487&sid=17354226b787c885d84a394bf9174e64

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23 April 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 23APR2015

Did a METEOR change the course of Christianity? Chelyabinsk-like fireball may have made Paul ...
Daily Mail
The fireball measuring 18 meters across, screamed into Earth's atmosphere at 41,600 mph. Much of the meteor landed in a local lake called ...

Camuy, Puerto Rico Fantastic Bolide Meteor03APR2015 w/videos
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An analysis of the sighting of an impressive meteor sighted the April 3, 2015 revealed that the space rock was metallic composition. The Astronomical ...

Live Video Coverage of the Lyrids Meteor Shower April 21st 2015
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Live Video Coverage from New York, USA of the Lyrids MeteorShower April 21st 2015 - @Click and Clack Dudes@ Bill in NY and Eric in MA with live ...

See Lyrid Meteor Shower at Its Stunning Peak
ABC News
Peak meteor action began around 10:30 p.m. local time in the Northern Hemisphere, while people in the Southern Hemisphere were able to catch a ...

Clear skies ahead of meteor shower
BT.com
Clear skies are likely to provide a perfect celestial stage for the Lyrid meteor shower across much of the UK tonight.

Brighter later, with a chance of (meteor) showers
Daily Mail
Graeme Whipps made the most of the clear skies over Britain last night when he captured this image of the Lyrid meteor shower in the skies above ...

Lyrids meteor shower set to light up UK skies
YouTube
The annual Lyrids meteor shower will light up the night sky on Wednesday as the spectacular show is set to reach its peak. In this video the Weather ...

How to watch the Lyrid Meteor Shower tonight
Orlando Sentinel
The Lyrid meteor shower that happens every April is one of the oldest known meteor showers, according to Earthsky.org. This year will not be one of ...

Meteor in the Milky Way
Astronomy Picture of the Day - NASA
Explanation: Earth's April showers include the Lyrid Meteor Shower, observed for more than 2,000 years when the planet makes its annual passage ...

Heads Up: April Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight
Discovery Channel
Up to 20 meteors will be visible whizzing across the sky each hour tonight as the April Lyrid meteor shower peaks.

Watch Live: The Lyrid Meteor Shower
TIME
The annual Lyrid meteor shower will be at its most visible on April 22 and 23, with peak viewing time just before dawn. This year's shower coincides ...

If Clouds Don't Cooperate, Learn How To Hear Tonight's Lyrid Meteor Shower
CBS Local
Ron Hranac, President of the Denver Astronomical Society, saysmeteor showers are some of the easiest-to-observe events in space because you do ...

Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight: How to See It
Space.com
The sky will be dark and moonless for at least three hours before the first light of dawn on Thursday morning (April 23), when the annual Lyrid meteor ...

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NEO Asteroids Close Approaches to Earth APRIL 2015 ALERT- Increased Meteor Activity!

NEO Asteroids Close Approaches to Earth APRIL 2015

ALERT- Increased Meteor Activity!  Expect some large fireballs this month and especially large ones 3-5 days before and prior to 07APR2015 as there will be large debris associated with TWO mountain-sized asteroids 2063 Bacchus and 235756 (2004 VC)
  There are currently 3 10 11 12 13 15 17 18 19  20 known NEO Asteroids discovered that will pass within approximately 10LD or less (LD stands for "Lunar Distance"), in the month of April; expect that 10 or more 10LD NEOs will be discovered before month end. Be ready for some bolide, fireball, and meteor activity!
There are TWO small mountain-sized asteroids that will safely pass this month.
- LunarMeteoriteHunter, Tokyo

2015 HJ ,2015 HE1  ,2015 HD1 ,2015 HE10
2015 HD10 ,2015 HW10 ,2015 HQ11 ,2015 HO116
2015 HA117
"click link"
April 2015 Asteroids
c2015 Dirk Ross, Tokyo, Japan
updated 27APR2015
(2015 HA117) 2015-Apr-270.01857.29.4 m - 21 m27.310.91

updated 26APR2015
(2015 HO116) 2015-Apr-270.00441.721 m - 48 m25.518.17

updated 25APR2015
(2015 HS11) 2015-May-010.01837.18.8 m - 20 m27.43.90

updated 23APR2015
(2015 HQ11) 2015-Apr-250.00331.39.8 m - 22 m27.210.16

updated 22APR2015
(2015 HW10) 2015-Apr-230.02489.720 m - 44 m25.78.37
(2015 HE10) 2015-Apr-250.02047.915 m - 33 m26.39.65
(2015 HD10) 2015-Apr-290.00431.79.7 m - 22 m27.212.60

updated 19APR2015
(2015 HE1) 2015-Apr-210.00853.39.9 m - 22 m27.114.41
(2015 HD1) 2015-Apr-210.00040.29.4 m - 21 m27.316.01

updated 19APR2015
(2015 HJ) 2015-Apr-140.02409.39.9 m - 22 m27.27.43

updated 18APR2015
(2015 GB14) 2015-Apr-280.02308.924 m - 53 m25.312.18

updated 16APR2015
(2015 GL13) 2015-Apr-160.00120.54.6 m - 10 m28.813.95

updated 13APR2015
(2015 GZ5) 2015-Apr-090.01686.521 m - 46 m25.515.07
(2015 GU) 2015-Apr-120.00070.35.3 m - 12 m28.511.66
(2015 GE1) 2015-Apr-130.00873.419 m - 41 m25.810.33
(2015 GL) 2015-Apr-130.01556.022 m - 49 m25.48.62
(2015 GB1) 2015-Apr-130.01546.012 m - 28 m26.67.67
(2015 GK) 2015-Apr-130.00722.818 m - 40 m25.911.95
(2015 GA1) 2015-Apr-160.00642.512 m - 28 m26.716.08

UPCOMING CLOSE APPROACHES TO EARTH
AU = ~150 million kilometers
1 LD = Lunar Distance = ~384,000 kilometers
Object
Name
Close
Approach
Date
CA
Distance*
(AU)
CA
Distance*
(LD)
Estimated
Diameter**
H
(mag)
Relative
Velocity
(km/s)
(2008 EP) 2015-Apr-010.180870.438 m - 86 m24.29.57
(2015 FP124) 2015-Apr-010.074629.094 m - 210 m22.317.09
(2015 FZ284) 2015-Apr-010.099338.749 m - 110 m23.714.82
(2014 QD364) 2015-Apr-010.068026.59.7 m - 22 m27.22.33
(2015 FW117) 2015-Apr-010.00923.674 m - 170 m22.818.74
(2015 FW284) 2015-Apr-010.029611.530 m - 67 m24.714.85
162080 (1998 DG16) 2015-Apr-010.190174.0280 m - 620 m19.911.15
(2015 FC34) 2015-Apr-010.065025.367 m - 150 m23.015.87
(2013 PY38) 2015-Apr-020.160562.531 m - 68 m24.73.26
(2015 CW13) 2015-Apr-030.034813.566 m - 150 m23.05.75
(2015 DO155) 2015-Apr-030.142455.4120 m - 280 m21.79.97
(2015 EQ7) 2015-Apr-040.086933.849 m - 110 m23.75.77
(2015 FB34) 2015-Apr-040.057522.437 m - 83 m24.36.89
(2010 HX107) 2015-Apr-040.129350.356 m - 120 m23.49.92
424392 (2007 YJ) 2015-Apr-050.182471.0120 m - 270 m21.77.35
(2015 BD515) 2015-Apr-050.161362.8180 m - 390 m20.913.21
(2011 GK44) 2015-Apr-050.064124.920 m - 45 m25.68.19
(2015 FK120) 2015-Apr-050.01495.89.9 m - 22 m27.24.84
(2014 FZ6) 2015-Apr-050.128950.231 m - 68 m24.78.46
(2010 GB6) 2015-Apr-050.110042.8100 m - 230 m22.117.25
(2015 EE7) 2015-Apr-050.099338.7240 m - 540 m20.215.89
(2014 VG2) 2015-Apr-060.176668.777 m - 170 m22.73.33
(2015 FE36) 2015-Apr-060.155560.558 m - 130 m23.311.85
(2015 FN33) 2015-Apr-060.02529.815 m - 34 m26.25.17
(2015 FU117) 2015-Apr-070.163863.830 m - 66 m24.86.56
(2015 EP7) 2015-Apr-070.169966.189 m - 200 m22.412.48
2063 Bacchus 2015-Apr-070.195276.0970 m - 2.2 km17.216.15
(2015 FX284) 2015-Apr-070.122047.536 m - 80 m24.35.24
235756 (2004 VC) 2015-Apr-080.104440.6460 m - 1.0 km18.820.40
(2015 FS33) 2015-Apr-080.062724.498 m - 220 m22.223.30
345646 (2006 TN) 2015-Apr-090.134752.4310 m - 680 m19.712.24
(2012 FW23) 2015-Apr-100.159061.933 m - 75 m24.56.54
(2015 FL) 2015-Apr-110.050819.8190 m - 430 m20.714.30
(2015 FQ) 2015-Apr-120.070527.491 m - 200 m22.318.53
(2005 KA) 2015-Apr-120.033513.031 m - 68 m24.74.62
(2015 EL7) 2015-Apr-120.086533.787 m - 190 m22.411.45
(2010 VZ139) 2015-Apr-120.189573.764 m - 140 m23.117.76
(2015 FG36) 2015-Apr-130.060023.446 m - 100 m23.84.23
(2015 FL120) 2015-Apr-140.151659.053 m - 120 m23.56.44
(1998 HD14) 2015-Apr-140.185272.1180 m - 390 m20.914.86
(2015 EZ) 2015-Apr-150.169365.9230 m - 530 m20.37.25
(2004 GD) 2015-Apr-160.098138.248 m - 110 m23.713.07
420738 (2012 TS) 2015-Apr-170.163763.7180 m - 410 m20.89.74
(2011 OJ45) 2015-Apr-180.179269.717 m - 38 m26.04.76
(2013 XK22) 2015-Apr-180.182270.937 m - 82 m24.35.42
(2013 GO3) 2015-Apr-190.189573.867 m - 150 m23.018.87
(2015 BY310) 2015-Apr-210.087634.1130 m - 280 m21.66.67
(2014 WP365) 2015-Apr-210.118145.9230 m - 520 m20.314.47
(2011 VH5) 2015-Apr-240.182170.9160 m - 360 m21.110.12
(2010 VH1) 2015-Apr-250.111443.4150 m - 330 m21.323.18
(2007 CT26) 2015-Apr-250.144856.356 m - 120 m23.48.05
(2014 UR) 2015-Apr-250.109442.613 m - 28 m26.64.90
(2015 FG120) 2015-Apr-270.073028.464 m - 140 m23.110.98
(2014 GF45) 2015-Apr-270.192074.761 m - 140 m23.29.47
(2015 DD198) 2015-Apr-270.169465.9150 m - 350 m21.27.29
(2008 KV2) 2015-Apr-270.174567.9140 m - 310 m21.48.70
(2011 EX4) 2015-Apr-290.074028.833 m - 75 m24.55.60
(2015 DP155) 2015-Apr-300.115544.9120 m - 260 m21.85.92
Table and Data Source- NASA/JPL - http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/ca/

updated 22APR2015 and re-post
updated  and re-post 19APR2015
updated 19APR2015
updated  18APR2015
updated  and re-post 13APR2015
re-post 04APR2015
original post 01APR2015

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