The Latest 25 Worldwide Meteors Dynamic Map™ ©2009-2014

31 October 2014

UK Meteor 28OCT2014

UK Meteor Approx. 2348 BST 28OCT2014 w/ Fragmentation!
"click on image to enlarge"
UK Meteor Approx. 2348 BST 28OCT2014 w/ Fragmentation!
v.1 c2014 LunarMeteoriteHunter / Google Earth
Please report YOUR sightings! Thank you. Report HERE link

Check your security cameras!
Please file your meteor sightings please HERE-
http://lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.jp/2000/11/meteor-fireball-report-form.html

Please help get the word about this event so that we might recover security camera video or cell phone captures; spread the word about this website via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Reddit, GLP, SOTT and your favorite forums; contact your local news outlets; thank you!  Tell them about this website and event.

http://lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com

Initial Meteor Sighting Reports-
28OCT2014 David Preston Liverpool UK 23.48 4 - 5 secs SSE to NNW Bright Yellow to White Very bright, like an aircraft headlight coming towards. Yes, split in two then more just before disappearing About 35-45 deg above horizon, in a 60 deg arc across the sky, not as fast as a "shooting star" more like a very fast close range aircraft.

28OCT2014 Sean McMahon CARLOW IRELAND 23.48 PM 3 SECONDS HEADING NORTH, RIGHT TO LEFT,FACING EAST BRIGHT WHITE/YELLOW COLOUR,NO SOUND,LONG TAIL COMING FROM BACK OF METEOR BREAKING UP SAME AS SUN YES APPEARED LOW IN THE SKY, HARD TO KNOW HOW FAR AWAY,APPEARED TO BE BREAKING UP. DIDNT GET A PHOTO
28OCT2014 Ian Clapperton Barnoldswick, Lancashire, England 23:50 BST PM Only caught the last few seconds SE-NW Left to Right,Facing SW White-Yellow, then Blue when it broke up into pieces Moon Broke into 2-3 pieces which were a blue colour Just stepped out of the house taking my dog for a walk, and was amazed at what I saw. Beautiful.
28OCT2014 LOUIS ARNOLD BLACKPOOL , LANCASHIRE , UK 23-45 BST PM 20 SE TO NW YELLOW/ WHITE MOON 3 PIECES i THOUGHT IT WAS A SHOOTING STAR UNTIL IT BROKE INTO A TRAIL OF 3 - 4 BITS AND DISAPEARED

All meteor sighting reports can be seen here
http://thelatestworldwidemeteorreports.blogspot.com/

2014 The Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™; Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

Hawley, Texas Fireball Meteor 30OCT2014

Hawley, Texas Fireball Meteor 1030 UTC 30OCT2014
"click on image to enlarge"
Hawley, Texas Fireball Meteor 1030 UTC 30OCT2014
v.1 c2014 LunarMeteoriteHunter / Google Earth
:click on image to enlarge"
Hawley, Texas Fireball Meteor 1030 UTC 30OCT2014
Credit- Sandia Sentinel Allsky, Keven Palivec
video
Hawley, Texas Fireball Meteor 1030 UTC 30OCT2014
Credit- Sandia Sentinel Allsky, Keven Palivec

Initial Meteor Sighting Reports-

30OCT2014 Melissa Dawn Rowell Marlin, Texas 3:40 am central Maybe a few seconds S-N Shooting fireball. Started out white then burst into green sizzling fire. Didn't hear a sound because I was driving. Brighter than a normal shooting star, but not bright as the sun. Not that I could tell It was to to west of me shooting south to north. I have seen two others. All a little different. This one shot in a straight line at close to a 45 degree angle. It started out close to a white to light bluish color and halfway down if burst into a green flash and seemed to sizzle as it feel a second or so more the appeared to burn out.

30OCT2014 Kevin Palivec Hawley, Texas USA 03:34 am Cst 4 seconds north / north north east N/a Black and White camera little more than moon yes terminal burst and training fragment and flames


2014 The Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™; Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

30 October 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 30/31OCT2014

Meteor shower visible in Kuwait in November -- Science Club
Kuwait News Agency
KUWAIT, Oct 30 (KUNA) -- The skies in Kuwait will witness a meteor shower on November 5 and 12, said a press release on Thursday by the space ...

Meteor/Fireball Superstorms Hit the Earth - Dramatic Increase Within 2014 WTH is Going On?
YouTube ⋅ 07:25
Meteor Fireball Superstorm Hit the Earth Dramatic Increase Within 2014 WTH is Going On? It is raining down fireballs like never before, with their rate ...

Fireball from 28 October 2014
UK Meteor Observation Network
Fireball seen and reported over England on 28 October 2014 at 23:48:01.

The night 'War of the Worlds' shook up Rhode Island
The Providence Journal
The ocean fog was beginning one of its regular treks up Narragansett Bay when WPRO-AM announced that a giant meteor had crashed into ..

2014 The Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™; Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

29 October 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 29OCT2014

NASA-Launched Rocket Explodes Into GiantFireball
Gawker (blog)
An unmanned rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded Tuesday night, seconds after its launch from a Virginia island. No one was ...

FROM THE ARCHIVES (1954): Albany ground observers see flaming green meteor
Albany Democrat Herald (blog)
Vic Blessing first saw the fireball about 8:50 p.m., approximately the same time it was reported by scores of persons in other sections of northern ...

2014 The Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™; Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

28 October 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 27/28OCT2014

Newly discovered asteroid approaching Earth Monday
Examiner.com
Considering the explosion of the meteor over Chelyabinsk, Russia in February, 2013, it's obvious that even such a relatively small space rock is ...

Bavarian town of Nördlingen built in a 14 million year old meteorimpact crater
Imgur
Bavarian town of Nördlingen built in a 14 million year old meteor impact crater. (source) · 20 hours ago. 2,855 points. Image options. view album page.

First known Terrestrial Impact of a Binary Asteroid from a Main Belt Breakup Event
nature.com
Approximately 470 million years ago one of the largest cosmic catastrophes occurred in our solar system since the accretion of the planets. A 200-km large asteroid was disrupted by a collision in the Main Asteroid Belt, which spawned fragments into Earth crossing orbits.

Astronomers image the exploding fireball stage of a nova
Phys.Org
Astronomers at Georgia State University's Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy (CHARA) have observed the expanding thermonuclear ...

Early-Stage Fireball in Nova's Thermonuclear Explosion Captured for Rare Observation Opportunity
University Herald
Supernova (Photo : Reuters) Pictured is an X-ray and infrared image of a supernova explosion, not the one from the latest study. For the first time, ...

The First Look At An Exploding Fireball From A White Dwarf Star Going Nova
MSN.com
Scientists have for the first time observed a huge thermonuclear fireball exploding from a white dwarf going nova about 14,800 light years from Earth.

2014 The Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™; Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

27 October 2014

Alert Issued - NEO Asteroids Close Approaches October 2014

Alert Issued - NEO Asteroids Close Approaches October 2014
October Meteors
Photo c2014 Dirk Ross, Tokyo
ALERT! - EXPECT A VERY ACTIVE MONTH FOR BOLIDES, FIREBALLS and METEORS!
There are currently  8  13 .15 16 17.18 19 20 21 22 23 known NEO Asteroids discovered that will pass within approximately 10LD or less, LD stands for "Lunar Distance", in the month of October; expect that 10 or more NEOs will be discovered before month end. Be ready for some bolide, fireball, and meteor activity!  Unfortunately we will be Moonblind for ground-based detection from 03OCT until about the 15th so expect some asteroids that will go undetected. -Yellow highlighted cells indicate ALERT!
LunarMeteoriteHunter, Tokyo  02OCT2014JP /01OCT2014US

NEOs, LD 10 or less for October 2014 list w/ links
2012 SL50 , 2014 SX261 , 2014 SC324 , 2014 SF304 ,
2014 SB145 , 2011 TB4 , 2010 FV9 , 2010 VQ , 2009 TD8 ,
2014 TL , 2014 TB , 2014 TC , 2014 TM , 2014 TR ,
 2014 TV ,2014 TT35 , 2014 TP57 ,2014 UR 2014 UA8 ,
2014 UU332014 UF56 , 2014 UH57 ,2014 UU116 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
updated 28OCT2014
(2014 UU116) 2014-Oct-290.01746.815 m - 35 m26.211.73

updated 26OCT2014
(2014 UH57) 2014-Oct-270.01997.88.0 m - 18 m27.66.75

updated 25OCT2014
(2014 UF56) 2014-Oct-270.00110.49.0 m - 20 m27.412.09

updated 24OCT2014
(2014 UU33) 2014-Oct-250.01766.925 m - 56 m25.119.72

updated 23OCT2014
(2014 UA8) 2014-Oct-230.02088.123 m - 51 m25.312.27

updated 19OCT2014
(2014 UR) 2014-Oct-180.00752.915 m - 33 m26.34.44

updated 17OCT2014
(2014 TT35) 2014-Oct-220.01776.916 m - 37 m26.010.68
(2014 TP57) 2014-Oct-220.02118.214 m - 32 m26.45.71

updated 04OCT2014
(2014 TR) 2014-Oct-110.02539.99.2 m - 21 m27.34.38
(2014 TV) 2014-Oct-180.01144.435 m - 79 m24.412.21

updated 02OCT2014
(2014 TL) 2014-Oct-010.00070.38.0 m - 18 m27.611.13
(2014 TB) 2014-Oct-010.01495.86.0 m - 14 m28.23.74
(2014 TC) 2014-Oct-030.01546.015 m - 34 m26.210.19
(2014 TM) 2014-Oct-050.01154.515 m - 35 m26.26.75
(2014 SC324) 2014-Oct-230.00311.239 m - 88 m24.210.68

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)
(2014 HR178) 2014-Oct-010.056622.0270 m - 590 m20.010.55
(2012 SL50) 2014-Oct-010.027810.814 m - 31 m26.411.09
(2009 BK2) 2014-Oct-010.164764.123 m - 52 m25.34.17
(2014 SQ260) 2014-Oct-020.141855.239 m - 88 m24.112.96
(2014 SU261) 2014-Oct-030.055521.671 m - 160 m22.918.02
(2014 SX261) 2014-Oct-030.02308.990 m - 200 m22.427.49
(2011 PT) 2014-Oct-030.045417.744 m - 99 m23.92.71
(2000 TH1) 2014-Oct-040.109242.580 m - 180 m22.611.09
(2012 HN1) 2014-Oct-040.085633.311 m - 24 m27.03.25
(2012 TS) 2014-Oct-040.103740.3180 m - 410 m20.88.61
(2014 SF304) 2014-Oct-050.00501.98.3 m - 19 m27.56.83
399308 (1993 GD) 2014-Oct-050.141455.0180 m - 410 m20.810.61
(2014 SB145) 2014-Oct-060.01134.414 m - 31 m26.47.04
(2005 TQ45) 2014-Oct-060.145256.520 m - 45 m25.614.34
(2012 UV136) 2014-Oct-060.099838.821 m - 47 m25.52.91
68267 (2001 EA16) 2014-Oct-070.091335.51.2 km - 2.6 km16.824.48
(2014 MK55) 2014-Oct-080.137953.7150 m - 330 m21.37.89
(2014 SM142) 2014-Oct-080.121447.290 m - 200 m22.417.54
(2011 TB4) 2014-Oct-090.01505.821 m - 47 m25.513.60
(2012 KY3) 2014-Oct-100.050519.6560 m - 1.2 km18.417.85
(2014 SC304) 2014-Oct-110.126049.161 m - 140 m23.214.89
(2010 FV9) 2014-Oct-110.02238.722 m - 49 m25.47.11
(2014 SD304) 2014-Oct-120.074128.837 m - 83 m24.32.14
256004 (2006 UP) 2014-Oct-140.146957.267 m - 150 m23.03.24
(2007 SW2) 2014-Oct-140.169265.9140 m - 310 m21.417.47
(2010 UK) 2014-Oct-150.170166.212 m - 26 m26.811.23
(2014 SL260) 2014-Oct-150.083032.333 m - 73 m24.56.32
(2014 SN260) 2014-Oct-170.066625.934 m - 75 m24.59.58
(2014 SU1) 2014-Oct-180.035213.728 m - 64 m24.92.98
(2014 GA) 2014-Oct-180.151458.914 m - 31 m26.45.15
(2006 SE6) 2014-Oct-180.121847.473 m - 160 m22.811.35
(2014 SM261) 2014-Oct-200.186772.7160 m - 350 m21.28.34
(2014 SM143) 2014-Oct-200.028811.2230 m - 510 m20.418.10
(2007 CX50) 2014-Oct-200.129350.331 m - 68 m24.76.18
(2010 VQ) 2014-Oct-210.027110.67.7 m - 17 m27.73.98
2340 Hathor 2014-Oct-210.048218.8300 m20.011.91
(2014 RQ17) 2014-Oct-220.030511.993 m - 210 m22.36.41
(2014 SX141) 2014-Oct-240.188973.576 m - 170 m22.74.12
(2014 SP260) 2014-Oct-250.159662.150 m - 110 m23.65.40
(2009 TD8) 2014-Oct-270.027510.711 m - 25 m26.96.97
(2014 SR260) 2014-Oct-280.196076.364 m - 140 m23.16.53
36017 (1999 ND43) 2014-Oct-290.152659.4400 m - 900 m19.16.05
(2011 HF) 2014-Oct-300.157361.2220 m - 490 m20.410.67
363505 (2003 UC20) 2014-Oct-310.134852.4640 m - 1.4 km18.112.26
Data Source NASA/JPL Uptodate website link- http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/ca/

updated 27OCT2014 and reposted
updated17OCT2014 and reposted
updated 04OCT2014 and reposted
reposted and updated 03OCT2014
original post- 02/10/2014 06:43Japan Standard Time -Alert Issued
2014 The Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™; Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

26 October 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 25/26OCT2014

Mentiras de Gobierno
La Prensa (Nicaragua) (Suscripción)
Desde la caída de un meteorito hasta negar mecánicamente la existencia de grupos armados, pasando por la promesa de no vender el lago “ni por ...

Basaltic Sedimentary Rocks, Gale Crater, Mars
GSA 2014: The puzzle of Gale crater's basaltic
sedimentary rocks by Emily Lakdawalla, The
Planetary Society, October 24, 2014...

Brazil Fireball Meteor 22OCT2014
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
Brazil Fireball Meteor 22OCT2014. Cidade de Palmeira dos Indios, Brazil Fireball Meteor 0451 UTC 22OCT2014 ...

MBIQ Detects Estonia / Latvia Meteor 23OCT2014
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
Initial Meteor Sighting Reports- 23OCT2014 Ilgonis Vilks Latvia 20:35 EEST (UTC+3) 3-4 sec East-West Green Outshined Venus, as bright ...

Chinese probe launched on round-trip flight to the moon
BY STEPHEN CLARK- SPACEFLIGHT NOW -October 23, 2014
China launched a demonstrator probe Thursday on a round-trip flight around
the moon to test out a heat shield and landing capsule planned for use
on a lunar sample return mission in 2017. ...

2014 The Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™; Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

24 October 2014

MBIQ Detects Finland / Estonia / Latvia Meteor 23OCT2014

MBIQ Detects Finland / Estonia / Latvia Meteor 20:35 EEST (UTC+3) 23OCT2014
updates pending
click on image to enlarge
MBIQ Detects Finland / Estonia / Latvia Meteor 20:35 EEST (UTC+3) 23OCT2014
v.1 c2014 LunarMeteoriteHunter / Google Earth
Please report YOUR sightings! Thank you. Report HERE link

Check your security cameras!
Please file your meteor sightings please HERE-
http://lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.jp/2000/11/meteor-fireball-report-form.html

Please help get the word about this event so that we might recover security camera video or cell phone captures; spread the word about this website via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Reddit, GLP, SOTT and your favorite forums; contact your local news outlets; thank you!  Tell them about this website and event.

http://lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.com

Initial Meteor Sighting Reports-
23OCT2014 Ilgonis Vilks Latvia 20:35 EEST (UTC+3) 3-4 sec East-West Green Out-shined Venus, as bright illumination rocket Red sparkling tail Map of viewing locations according to delfi.lv users comments

23OCT2014 Jennifer Espoo, Finland 21:22:00 1-3 seconds West Green sun no It was an extremely bright and very green. Fell towards West. No other falling objects seen.

Finland and Estonia reports posted-
http://www.taivaanvahti.fi/observations/browse/map/0/observation_start_time

All meteor sighting reports can be seen here

2014 The Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™; Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

Brazil Fireball Meteor 22OCT2014 w/ video

Cidade de Palmeira dos Indios, Brazil Fireball Meteor 0451 UTC 22OCT2014
"click on image to enlarge"
Cidade de Palmeira dos Indios, Brazil Fireball Meteor 0451 UTC 22OCT2014
photo and video credit- 
Rodolfo Wanderley / BRAMON

M20141022 045146 RJP 1
Posted to YouTube by Rodolfo Wanderley 3 viewsCidade de Palmeira dos Indios, Brazil Fireball Meteor 0451 UTC 22OCT2014

2014 The Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™; Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!