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Meteor sighted from San Diego early Thursday

The San Diego Union-Tribune - ‎20 hours ago‎
“More than 110 witnesses have reported a large blue-green fireball over Southern California on February 11th around 6:35 a.m. Pacific Time,” the American Meteor Society said online. “The fireball was seen primarily from California, but witnesses from ...
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As lab confirms it was a meteor, geologists find another similar object in Vellore

The News Minute - ‎13 hours ago‎
Following NASA's recent observation on the mysterious object that fell from the sky in Vellore, Trichy lab reports confirm it to be a meteorite.
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A Meteor Killed a Guy, but Here's Why You're Not Next

TIME - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
On Feb. 15, 2013, a 65-ft. (20 m) meteor exploded in the skies over Chelyabinsk, Russia releasing a 500-kiloton blast that shattered windows in 3,600 buildings and sent more than 1,200 people to the hospital.

Blue-green fireball reported in SoCal morning sky

fox5sandiego.com - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Members of the York Astronomical Society prepare to view the annual Perseids meteor shower in the village of Rufforth, near York, northern England on August 12, 2015.
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"Meteor" caught on camera zooming through the sky in mobile phone footage

Mirror.co.uk - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
This glowing object thought to be a large meteor was spotted zooming through the sky by dozens of residents shocked at the colourful stream of light.

This Week's Night Sky: A Meteor Shower and Dancing Giant Worlds

National Geographic - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The annual Alpha Centaurids meteor shower is expected to peak for two days beginning Monday, February 8. The shower appears to radiate out of the southern constellation Centaurus, so skywatchers in the Southern Hemisphere will have the best view.

Meteor reported above southeast Winnipeg

MyToba - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
“I didn't see it, but based on reports it could've been caused by an object from the size of a quarter up to a basketball.

San Diegans Report Blue and Green Mystery 'Streak' in Sky

NBC 7 San Diego - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Dozens of San Diegans reported seeing a mysterious bright blue and green streak across the sky Thursday morning, which may have been a meteor. One San Diego resident told NBC 7 she spotted a blue and green flash in the sky just before 6 a.m., as she ...
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Why the Tamil Nadu meteor death is so rare

Times of India - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Death rate: 1 person in 20 billion per year, which means, if you live till you are 80, you have a one-in-250-million chance of being killed by a meteor. However, many dispute the death numbers since their link to a meteorite was not scientifically ...
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How likely are you to get hit by a meteor?

Christian Science Monitor - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
A much bigger meteor, the size of a bus, caused havoc in 2013 when it shot in a fiery blaze over the Russian Urals city of Chelyabinsk, exploding several miles above the Earth with a blast that shattered windows, damaged buildings, and injured 1,600 ...

UPDATE: UFO expert says it wasn't a meteor over Gladstone

Gladstone Observer - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
"If someone says it's a meteor, we have to tick that off." And Ms Gottshall said the theory that it's a meteor just "doesn't gel" because "meteors don't rumble for five minutes", as one reader reported hearing. She said while some readers reported ...
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Meteorite shower or satellite debris? Decoding the mystery behind Vellore meteor explosion

The News Minute - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Gujarat witnessed a meteor shower in 2006 which was far less terrifying for locals and lit up the sky. Maharashtra's famous Lonar Lake is, in fact, as a result of a crater left by a huge meteor in the Pleistocene era and by far, the biggest meteor ...

Griffith Observatory Astronomer Says Streak Of Green-Blue Light Over SoCal 'Probably' A Meteorite

CBS Local - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
People from all over Southern California reported seeing a greenish-blue light streaking across the sky early Thursday morning. Deputies at the Lost Hills Sheriff's station received a few calls about a light in the sky shortly before 7 a.m.

Chelyabinsk, Russia Meteor: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Heavy.com - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
NASA announced that a meteor is coming very close to Earth on March 5, and it's almost twice as big as the meteor over Chelyabinsk, Russia that injured thousands in 2013. What happened with the Chelyabinsk meteor? How much damage did it do?
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Pilot spots meteor while flying over New York City

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Video has emerged from a plane which shows a meteor flying through the sky above New York City. Fireball near the plane (Storyful / YouTube / Mike Grossman).
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HUGE 'fireball meteor' lights up US skies

Express.co.uk - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Bystanders in Washington, Virginia and Maryland were amazed to witness a decent-sized meteor light up the night sky. The American Meteor Society says that it received more than 560 witness accounts of the large meteor at around 6PM on 30 January.
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NASA: Meteorite didn't kill man in India

CNN - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
In 2013, a large meteor exploded over the Russian region of Chelyabinsk, producing a huge flash and shock wave, and showering the territory below with many small meteorites.

New missiles for Typhoon fighters flight tested

UPI.com - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
HALLBERGMOOS, Germany, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Eurofighter reports new flight trials of Storm Shadow and Meteor missiles by Typhoon aircraft as part of a weapons capability upgrade program.

Airplane Camera Captures Awesome Meteor Video

Yahoo Travel - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Often, the coolest thing you see out a plane window is the wing. Or clouds. Or if you're lucky, an aerial landing view worthy of sharing on Instagram.
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Videos capture apparent meteor over Wisconsin

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
If you happened to be looking up Monday evening in certain parts of Wisconsin, you might have seen what looked like a fireball falling from the sky and disappearing.
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