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Look up! Lyrid meteor shower is coming

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one of the oldest meteor showers on record, is set to peak from the predawn hours of April 22 to the morning of April 23. The Lyrid meteor shower typically showcases up to 20 meteors per hour, but an outburst of more meteors in that time is possible.http://www.nbcnews.com/id/54993056/ns/local_news-new_orleans_la/t/look-lyrid-met...

Meteor Over Murmansk: Russian Fireball Caught on Dashcams

Updated 19 hours ago

"These meteors burn up in the atmosphere, and they are absolutely not dangerous," Troshenko said. (A Google machine translation misses the "not" in that quote.) The FlashNord news service has pulled together several views from street cameras as well as ...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/meteor-over-murmansk-russian-fireball-caugh...

Meteor Over Murmansk: Another Russian Fireball Caught on Dashcam

"These meteors burn up in the atmosphere, and they are absolutely not dangerous," Troshenko said. (A Google machine translation misses the "not" in that quote.) A similar fireball caused a stir last month in Russia's Yakutia region. Astronomers say the ...http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/meteor-over-murmansk-another-russian-fireba...

Meteors past and future

"Seemingly interminable five- to 10-minute gaps ... followed by five meteors within 60 seconds," Bill Godley reported on the Meteorobs discussion forum. That roughly matches my own assessment, based on my outings early Sunday and Monday. An even more ...http://cosmiclog.nbcnews.com/_news/2007/08/15/4350618-meteors-past-and-future?li...

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Meteoroid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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When meteoroids intersect with the Earth's atmosphere at night, they are likely to become visible as meteors. If meteoroids survive the entry through the atmosphere ...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteoroid

2014 Meteor Showers | StarDate Online

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The next meteor shower is the Lyrids on the night of April 21. The Lyrids are a modest shower, with perhaps a dozen or two meteors per hour at best.http://stardate.org/nightsky/meteors

Solar System Exploration: Planets: Meteors & Meteorites ...

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Meteors and meteorites begin as meteoroids, which are little chunks of rock and debris in space. Most meteorites are either iron, stony or stony-iron.http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Meteors

Meteors - "Shooting Stars" or "Falling Stars"; Meteor ...

Updated April. 15, 2014

Meteors are streaks of light, usually lasting just a few seconds, which people occasionally see in the night sky. They are sometimes called "shooting stars" or ...http://www.windows2universe.org/our_solar_system/meteors/meteors.html