Thursday, 18 October 2012

Orionid Fireball Seen in San Francisco Area

Meteor Lights Up the Sky Over Northern California

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A meteor lit up the skies over the Bay Area in California in what experts say is debris from Halley’s Comet.

Hundreds of residents from Oakland, San Francisco and Santa Cruz called ABC News station KGO-TV, reporting a loud boom, explosions and streaks of light around 7:45 p.m. local time Wednesday
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NASA reported that the 2012 Orionid meteor shower is set to peak Saturday night into Sunday morning.

More - Link >>> http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/technology/2012/10/meteor-lights-up-the-sky-over-northern-california/

Source: ABC News.

Related Blog Post --

Meteor Experts: Back & Forth on Fireball Fragments (2012 Oct. 26)

Link >>> http://spacewatchtower.blogspot.com/2012/10/meteor-experts-back-forth-on-fireball.html

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

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


Photos & Information: Buhl Planetarium Meteorite

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