Month: November 2017

Meteor Activity Outlook for 2-8 December 2017

During this period the moon will reach its full phase on Sunday December 3rd. At that time the moon will lie opposite the sun and will lie above the horizon all night long as seen from the northern hemisphere. Later in this period the moon will rise during the late evening hours allowing a few hours of observing under dark skies between dusk and moon rise.

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Meteorite fall on Nov. 16

This meteor event was recorded over the Atlantic Ocean on Nov. 16 at 0:06 universal time. The event was produced by a fragment from an asteroid that hit the atmosphere at about 54000 km/h. The fireball began at an altitude of...

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