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Another meteor over Phoenix?

AZFamily - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
It zips down on a diagonal, briefly disappearing and then flicking once more before vanishing behind the light. Well-known storm photographer Mike Olbinski saw it, too, but he did not catch it on camera.
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A meteor shower will light up skies around the world with up to 20 flashes per hour

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
If you cannot see the meteors yourself, there is good news - Slooh, an online observatory, will be live streaming the meteor shower from an observatory on the Canary Islands, with meteorologists talking through what can be seen, and taking questions ...

A spectacular meteor shower starts next week - Here's how to watch

ScienceAlert - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The Perseids, one of the most popular meteor showers of the year, is coming up in just under a month. But you don't have to wait until August to see shooting stars light up the sky.

Meteor shower to shine in late July

Australian Geographic - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
“[But] you don't want to look at just one point; where the meteor enters the atmosphere isn't where they might burn up,” said Brad.

Perseid Sideshows: Smaller Meteor Showers Shine This Summer

Space.com - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Nobody really knows why, but meteor activity is far richer in the second half of the year. Seven of the 10 generally recognized "principal" annual meteor showers, for example, occur after July 1. The best summer meteor show happens around the nights of ...

What was that explosion? A meteor, it turns out

GMA News - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Residents of a city in southern Argentina got a scare when a series of powerful explosions shook homes and buildings Wednesday, but the cause turned out to be a natural wonder: a meteor disintegrating overhead. It was an ...

Steve Martin's cosmic comedy at the Old Globe

The San Diego Union-Tribune - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
In theater, it's a rare blessing for actors to have the luxury of the playwright's company in the rehearsal room every day.

Next week, a meteor shower created by a mysterious comet will reach its peak - here's how to watch

Business Insider - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The Perseids, one of the most popular meteor showers of the year, is coming up in just under a month. But you don't have to wait until August to see shooting stars light up the sky.
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The meteor that wasn't: Object could be International Space Station debris

Manawatu Standard - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
An object which exploded over the South Island on Tuesday night is believed to be debris from supplies sent to the International Space Station, not a meteor, an expert says. What was first thought to be a large meteor exploded over the South Island on ...

'Giant fireball' over Calabria, Sicily and Malta could be part of Delta Aquarids meteor shower

MaltaToday - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
A meteor passing over Calabria, Sicily and Malta in the Mediterranean was witnessed by skygazers yesterday at 11pm, as the celestial object ploughed through the summer night sky towards the southeast.
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How to See the This Year's Perseid Meteor Shower

Scientific American - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
NASA's All Sky Fireball Network captured this meteor streaking overhead during the Perseid meteor shower of 2013.

Get Ready for the Perseid Meteor Shower!

Space.com - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
We are now less than a month away from the peak of the annual summertime display of shooting stars known as the Perseid meteor shower. And if conditions are favorable, there is a good chance that this year's performance could turn out to be better than ...

Meteor blazes over South Island

Waikato Times - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
A large meteor has exploded over the South Island, sparking a flurry of phone calls to police. It was spotted up and down the island when it hit Earth's atmosphere and exploded about 6.30pm.
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Eyes To The Sky! Meteor Showers Tuning Up: Peak Dates To View

Patch.com - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
So far, 2016 hasn't been a great year for meteor showers, but that could change with the Delta Aquarids this month and, especially, with the Perseids meteor shower in August. The Quadrantid meteor shower peak in January was short-lived and the Eta ...
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Sky Matters: August brings a 'close encounter' between Jupiter and Venus

Irish Examiner - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
There are two main events to keep an eye out for in August - the annual Perseid meteor shower on August 12 and 13, and a “close encounter” between Jupiter and Venus on August 27.

How and when to watch the Delta Aquarid meteor shower

PennLive.com - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The Delta Aquarid meteor shower - a minor shower in the Northern Hemisphere - got under way early Tuesday morning, but the peak will come Thursday or Friday, July 28-29.
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Steelhammer: Giant Meteor campaign seeks to make Trump, Clinton feel the burn

Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription) - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
While 48 percent of the respondents favored Clinton and 44 said they would vote for Trump, 13 percent picked the meteor strike over having to vote for either of the two human presidential candidates.

Meteor shower starts tonight

KOCO Oklahoma City - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
At the peak, in a completely dark sky, about 15-20 meteors per hour are possible. The best time to look is about one or two hours before dawn, generally looking towards the south.

Volcano, not meteor, wiped out dinosaurs, claims study

Times of India - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Jaisalmer: A group of 13 scientists from seven countries concluded that dinosaurs, that roamed parts of the subcontinent, were wiped out by volcanic activity 6.5 crore years ago.
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