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13 December 2009

13DEC09 Meteor/Meteorite News

The Geminid Meteor Shower is coming! Experts forecast up to 140 meteors per hour!
Examiner.com
The Geminid meteor shower is coming! The Geminids, the last major meteor shower of the year, will peak in intensity on Sunday night/Monday morning. ...

Bright flashes light up night sky Friday
Grand Forks Herald
He said officials suspect the cause of all the excitement was a meteor because this week marks the peak of the Geminid meteor shower. A Becker County (Minn. ...

Winter meteors are real Gems
Scientific American
A spectacular lightshow is beginning in the night sky as the Earth runs into a vast stream of meteor dust. More than 100 shooting stars an hour could be ...

Things that Go Bump in the Night (or Day)!
Albany Times Union (blog)
However, Isachesen believed the circular feature was the result of an impact crater buried under the ground and that a meteor or comet struck the Earth. ...

explorersweb Week in Review
K2climb.net
Antarctic meteorite hunters ready for their field season The upcoming Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) field season will be the meteorite hunters' ...

Geminid meteors expected to offer display of shooting stars Sunday
Austin American-Statesman
If the predicted cloudy skies don't make an appearance, meteors should be visible away from city lights. By Joshunda Sanders If you can spare a few moments ...

Observing podcast: Geminid meteor shower, California Nebula, and Baby Nebula
Astronomy Magazine
December 11-18, 2009: The 2009 Geminid meteor shower makes a great target for beginning observers, while the California Nebula (NGC 1499) and the Baby ...


SkyandTelescope.com - Homepage Observing - A Great Year for ...
Dec 8, 2009 ... The Geminid meteors, which peak on December 13-14, ... The Geminid meteor shower is extremely unusual in that its parent object isn't a ...
Intense Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Sunday
Dec 11, 2009 ... With good viewing conditions expected, sky-watchers are in for an early holiday treat. The Geminid meteor shower—the year's most prolific—is ...

The Geminid Meteor Shower peaks on Dec. 13-14
KOLD-TV
TUCSON, AZ - The forecast for the Geminid meteor shower this year is excellent due to the lack of moonlight. Often considered by many astronomers to be the ...

Join the World in Looking for Geminids This Weekend with #MeteorWatch
Universe Today
Amateur astronomers around the world will be watching for what is predicted to be one of the year's best meteor showers, the Geminids. ...

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