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Fire in the Sky News/Meteor outbreak underway!/’Booms’ being reported!

November 28, 2013 Comments off

Multiple large meteors being reported around the world rattling windows, shaking homes.
http://lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot… (report sightings here)
http://www.amsmeteors.org/ (report sightings here)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hgh-z7… YT MRSTARGAZERNATION (credit)
http://www.clickorlando.com/news/dad-… (boy struck by meteorite)

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Considering the recent Meteorite that struck Russia…could this be somehow related to the undiscovered Comet?

February 19, 2013 Comments off

Considering the recent Meteorite that struck Russia…could this be somehow related to the undiscovered Comet?

CRISISBOOM

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February eta Draconid meteor of Feb. 2011
This February eta Draconid was filmed by Peter Jenniskens with one of the low-light-level video cameras of the Cameras for Allsky Meteor Surveillance (CAMS) station in Mountain View, California, at 07:59:24 UT on February 4, 2011.
CREDIT: All Sky Cameras/Peter Jenniskens

A surprise meteor shower spotted in February was likely caused by cosmic “bread crumbs” dropped by an undiscovered comet that could potentially pose a threat to Earth, astronomers announced today (July 27).

The tiny meteoroids that streaked through Earth’s atmosphere for a few hours on Feb. 4 represent a previously unknown meteor shower, researchers said. The “shooting stars” arrived from the direction of the star Eta Draconis, so the shower is called the February Eta Draconids, or FEDs for short.

The bits of debris appear to have been shed by a long-period comet. Long-period comets whiz by the sun very infrequently, so it’s tough to

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BREAKING-Meteor Crash, This Time In CUBA

February 15, 2013 2 comments

investmentwatchblog.com

Cuba, 15.02.2013 Residents of a locality ‘in the central region of Cuba said they had seen an object that fell from the sky and exploded with a great noise, which shook the houses of the place: it is learned from testimonies collected by local television. In service published this morning by Rodas, town in the province of Cienfuegos, witnesses described a very bright light that has come to have large size, comparable to that of a bus, before exploding in the sky. Read more…

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Crash Site of the Meteorite that hit Russia 2/15/13

February 15, 2013 1 comment

It was reported that this meteorite was about the size of a kitchen table!!

Russian Meteor Shower Linked to DA14 Asteroid?

February 15, 2013 Comments off

infowars.com

“It was like a scene from the Armageddon movie”

Paul Joseph Watson
Infowars.com
February 15, 2013

Experts are pondering whether a meteorite shower which caused panic in Russia, injuring over 500 people, devastating buildings and wiping out the cell phone network, is linked to today’s fly-by of DA14, the “city killer” asteroid that NASA has assured will not hit the earth.

The meteor shower, which was dramatically captured by numerous people on cell phone videos, was described by some as “like a scene from the Armageddon movie,” with YouTube clips showing a Read more…

Mysterious Fireballs Light up Night Sky across UK (VIDEO)

September 23, 2012 Comments off

ibtimes

Meteor shower reported from parts of the UK. Image: Twitter

Meteor shower reported in parts of the UK. Image: Twitter

Hundreds of people across the UK witnessed bright objects shooting across the night sky on 21 September.

Sightings of huge fireballs, thought to be a meteor shower, were reported in northern England, central Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Witnesses described seeing a bright fireball shooting across the sky with a large bright tail.

Many people took to Twitter to post photos, videos and comments on the sightings.

The UK Met Office tweeted, “Hi all, for anyone seeing something in the night sky, we believe it was a meteorite”, while some speculated that it could be space junk burning up in the atmosphere.

The Kielder Observatory in Northumberland also reported sighting huge fireballs streaking from east to west at 9:41pm. It reported nearly 100 bright fragments shooting across the sky.

“Many many fragments maybe in Read more…

Fireball sparks panic as it shoots across 250 miles of night sky above California

September 16, 2011 Comments off

sott

When a streak of fire blazed through the air above southern California, people could have been forgiven for thinking the Earth was under attack.Thousands saw it from Phoenix in Arizona to Las Vegas and Los Angeles and local authorities were swamped with reports of ball of flame in the night sky.One witness said: ‘It was huge. It had a Read more…