Friday, 26 October 2012

Meteor Experts: Back & Forth on Fireball Fragments

After some doubts, rock judged to be part of meteorite — and another piece turns up

NBC News and news services

updated 10/25/2012 8:38:50 PM ET

After a flurry of doubts, an expert on meteorites has decided that a rock found in the backyard of a San Francisco Bay Area home could have come from space after all.
   
The origin of the rock has been debated because it could be a leftover from a meteor that lit up the night sky over Northern California more than a week ago.

More - Link >>> http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/49539836/ns/technology_and_science-space/#.UIrrdqBEOSo

Source: NBC News.

Related Blog Posts --

Calif. Rock Not Meteorite; Still Searching for Meteorite (2012 Oct. 24)

Link >>> http://spacewatchtower.blogspot.com/2012/10/calif-rock-not-meteorite-still.html

 

Meteorite From Calif. Fireball Found (2012 Oct. 22)

Link >>> http://spacewatchtower.blogspot.com/2012/10/meteorite-from-calif-fireball-found.html

 

Orionid Fireball Seen in San Francisco Area (2012 Oct. 18)

Link >>> http://spacewatchtower.blogspot.com/2012/10/orionid-fireball-seen-in-san-francisco.html

 

Photos & Information: Buhl Planetarium Meteorite

Link >>> http://buhlplanetarium2.tripod.com/Buhlexhibits.htm#meteorite

 

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