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A long-lasting meteor over Japan today!□ Captured the SpaceX rocket AND a meteor on my camera tonight!

Hadean crust formation

Amazing evidence that a city near Jericho, just north of the Dead Sea, was destroyed by a meteorite 3600 years ago. *****GRAN #ORIÓNIDA CON EXPLOSIÓN #SPMN191021I la pasada madrugada a las 4h41m09s TU sobrevolando la provincia de #Lleida. Así la captó la estación de #Alpicat operada por Marc Corretgé @marccg96. Tan luminosa como la Luna fue registrada también por. Meteorite hits house. Twitter. The largest ever recorded impact event occurred today in 1908. A meteor strike on Siberia destroyed 2000sq km & 80mill trees. The blast was bright enough in distant N Ireland to play cricket at midnight. A similar blast over London now would destroy e.

Popigai impact crater, Siberia, Russia

*****Meteor dust! Saw a big red meteor last night really bright terminal explosion. I could see the trail left by it and quickly turned the camera there. Really interesting to see the trail being blown around up there. This is about a 6 minute time lapse. Comet danger. Home / Twitter. Namib Desert craters. Meteor fireball (location unknown) Spain-Portugal meteorite Nov 2020. Twitter.

Astronomical and Tectonic Hazards together

CAE METEORITO EN #VICTORIA, #TAMAULIPAS. Reportan caída de meteorito en Ejido Lázaro Cárdenas en #CdVictoria, como en varias partes del norte del País. Ahí les va video del meteorito donde si se aprecia, grabado por una de las cámaras de @FER_GV #Meteorito #mty @Cicmty @aztecacomunidad @_LASNOTICIASMTY @MauroMoralesMtz @abimaelsalas. Twitter. Twitter. Manicouagan. NEOs. Twitter. 12,800 MYA collision. Tunguska. Impact simulations. Murchison meteorite. A green meteor off the coast of Australia. Twitter. SPACE: Planet killing asteroid to miss Earth.

April 29, 2020 - An asteroid big enough to destroy Earth, an apocalyptic reminder of the vulnerability of our planet, is due to pass us by on April 29.

SPACE: Planet killing asteroid to miss Earth

Earth-Sky describes the space rock, 1998 OR2, as at least 1.6km (1 mile) wide or possibly 2.5 times that size. According to the publication, it is the largest known of all large Near Earth Objects (NEOs) that will pass us within less than five times the Earth-Moon distance over the next two centuries. It is travelling through space at 31,319km per hour (19,461mph). Asteroid 1998 OR2 is one of the class of NEOs called Potentially Hazardous Objects (PHOs). Its classmates are NEOs whose orbits bring them within 7.5 million km (4.7 million miles) of Earth’s orbit, and that are greater than 140 metres (500 feet) in size. Space agencies are finding, tracking and characterising NEOs as part of globally-coordinated planetary defence programmes. Paul M Smith sur Twitter : "Still remains one of the coolest things I have ever seen in the night sky. An 11 second long fireball meteor over northern Canada during a night of chasing aurora. I think if this had been 700km or so south it would have been a.

*****☄️ Asteroids in our Solar System compared in size to New York City.

Yarrabubba, Australia

Shocked meteorites (incl Bridgmanite) Crater From Asteroid Impact That Covered 10% of Earth's Surface in Debris. A flash of light would have come first, followed by a shockwave and massive earthquake.

Crater From Asteroid Impact That Covered 10% of Earth's Surface in Debris

Only later would the hailstorm of black, glassy debris begun to fall, a rocky rain that would touch 10 percent of the planet's surface.

Extraterrestrial water

Magnetic. Siljan Ring, Sweden. Simon Kuestenmacher sur Twitter : "Helplessly underfunded #firefighters trying to stop #bushfires in #Australia are fighting an uphill battle. Issue was raised early in 2019 but fell on deaf ears. This cartoon by @jonkudelka hits a bit too close to home.… Smacking an asteroid with a bomb or a smaller asteroid should shatter it into manageable pieces, right? Wrong. This is what would happen if an asteroid with a 500km diameter collided with the Earth. Long story short: It'd be a bit of a bummer. St Bede's Geology sur Twitter : "Meteorites are a window into the time of the formation of the planets, hopefully some new and exciting ideas will come out of this hunt! BBC News - Antarctica: Metal meteorite quest set to get under way. November 30, 2019, ~ Sakurajima Meteor ~ Sakurajima Volcano, Japan #volcano #sakurajima #meteor 06:01 hrs.…

Climate Cartoon of the day: Like 66 million years ago… I was watching an @EarthCam camera from St. Louis, Missouri about 30 minutes ago and saw a #meteor! Dinosaur-killing asteroid rapidly turned oceans to acid, disrupted climate. When a huge asteroid slammed into the surface of the Earth about 66 million years ago, it left life on the planet in ruins.

Dinosaur-killing asteroid rapidly turned oceans to acid, disrupted climate

The impact caused the last mass extinction event, spelling the end for the dinosaurs. Scientists have long debated exactly how the impact ended the reign of the terrible lizards, with many theories pointing to a disruption of the Earth's climate. New evidence suggests that this is, at least partially, true and that the massive collision caused rapid acidification of the oceans, driving ecological collapse.

Scientists are searching for a suspected meteorite which fell to Earth on Friday, in northeast China.… *****Beyond Galaxies: This #animation represents a map of the increased count of all known asteroids in the solar system between Jan. 1, 1999, & Jan. 31, 2018. Blue represents near-Earth asteroids. Orange represents main-belt #asteroids between. Shooting stars are meteors you can find on any night, not just during meteor showers 1. In space we call them meteoroids 2. In atmosphere – meteors 3. On the ground – meteorites Asteroids are big meteoroids, but when they burn in our atmosphere they are m.

Working on a naturalish basemap and noticed for the first time this crater in Sweden. Here's the amazing video by .@esa of Asteroid 2019OK.… Asteroid's surprise close approach illustrates need for more eyes on the sky / Space Safety. Asteroid '2019 OK' observed moving against backdrop of stars Asteroid's surprise close approach illustrates need for more eyes on the sky 2 August 2019 On 25 July, an asteroid the size of a football field flew by Earth, coming within 65 000 km of our planet’s surface during its closest approach – about one fifth of the distance to the Moon.

Asteroid's surprise close approach illustrates need for more eyes on the sky / Space Safety

The 100 m-wide asteroid dubbed '2019 OK' was detected just days before it passed Earth, although archival records from sky surveys show it had previously been observed but wasn't recognised as a near-Earth asteroid. A 'city-killer' asteroid got scarily close to Earth yesterday, and astronomers didn't know about it until it was just days away. NASA sur Twitter : "25 years ago, humanity had its first glimpse of a cosmic collision when comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 crashed into Jupiter. It was a wake-up call… Today on #AsteroidDay, we have our eyes to the sky detecting and tracking potentially hazardous.

Animated map shows meteorite landings from 1850 to 2013. Data recording issues are responsible for the uptake in numbers over time. Source. A massive meteor has lit up the sky in Adelaide! What an amazing but terrifying sight □ "What do you do?" "I'm an Antarctic meteoriticist"… It had a deep impact. □ Read more #unitedstates #newyork… *****Astronomers eager to study asteroid during 2029 close flyby of Earth (Apophis) On April 13, 2029, a small 340-metre-wide (1,100-foot-wide) asteroid known at 99942 Apophis will pass within a scant 31,000 kilometres (19,000 miles) of Earth in what amounts to a near miss at astronomical scales, well inside the orbits of communications satellites.

*****Astronomers eager to study asteroid during 2029 close flyby of Earth (Apophis)

Scientists can’t wait. During a 30 April meeting at the 2019 Planetary Defense Conference in College Park, Maryland, researchers reviewed plans to observe the asteroid and discussed possible missions that might be sent to inspect the body at close range. “The Apophis close approach in 2029 will be an incredible opportunity for science,” said Marina Brozović, a radar scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. “We’ll observe the asteroid with both optical and radar telescopes. With radar observations, we might be able to see surface details that are only a few meters in size.” Apophis was discovered in June 2004. The Manicouagan impact crater, central Quebec, Canada is 214 million yrs old & was created by a 5km wide asteroid. The crater was originally 100km wide. Its highest point is Mount Babel which is part of the post impact uplift structure. @OpenTopograph.

NASA: Threat of Earth-destroying asteroid must be taken seriously. The head of NASA has warned that it is time to take the threat of an Earth-destroying asteroid seriously.

NASA: Threat of Earth-destroying asteroid must be taken seriously

Jim Bridenstine spoke as the space agency began its planetary defence conference exercises, based around the hypothetical scenario of an asteroid impact. NASA's administrator expressed concern that similar warnings have historically prompted amusement and said that asteroid collisions were more common than people believed. In the planetary defence exercises this week, simulating a global response to an Earth-destroying meteorite, NASA's first step will be to precisely measure the object's speed and trajectory. After that, a decision will have to be made: attempt to prevent the collision by deflecting the asteroid, or evacuate the area it could crash into.

Planetary defence and astronomical experts have warned against humanity destroying large asteroids with nuclear weapons out of the concern that they would simply shatter into smaller dangerous pieces. WOW....Huge #meteor over Rio grande do sol, Brazil a couple of days ago. Report; @abcnews #severeweather #ExtremeWeather #Space. Meteors often leave visible smoke trails, like this one recorded by Mike Lewinski over New Mexico on April 4, 2019.

Did you see it? A meteor was caught on GOES Lightning Mapper (GLM) around 3:52Z or 11:52 PM ET!… *****Seiche: A truly astonishing fossil site in North Dakota. @DrPhilManning tells me: "If you truly wanted to understand the last days of the #dinosaurs, this is it." #Chicxulub. Big #Fireball caught near #Florianópolis, Brazil - Last night. Thanks for @exossorg, we received 25 reports about this event so far. Update: here is a news flash and a correct interpretation of the image from NASA on this event The actual fire ball is visible at bottom right. @DaveAtCOGS… A video showing the smoke trail from the #Meteor over the Bering Strait last December, produced using data from @JMA_kishou's #Himawari satellite. The orange meteor trail in the middle, shadow above-left. Hi-res copy. Simon Proud sur Twitter : "On 18th December 2018 a huge #meteor exploded over the North Pacific The Japanese #Himawari satellite caught the meteor smoke trail, which is almost vertical - the meteor entered the atmosphere very stee.

US detects huge meteor explosion. Image copyright Getty Images A huge fireball exploded in the Earth's atmosphere in December, according to Nasa.

US detects huge meteor explosion

The blast was the second largest of its kind in 30 years, and the biggest since the fireball over Chelyabinsk in Russia six years ago. But it went largely unnoticed until now because it blew up over the Bering Sea, off Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula. The space rock exploded with 10 times the energy released by the Hiroshima atomic bomb.

Lindley Johnson, planetary defence officer at Nasa, told BBC News a fireball this big is only expected about two or three times every 100 years. What do we know? At about noon local time on 18 December, the asteroid barrelled through the atmosphere at a speed of 32km/s, on a steep trajectory of seven degrees. Measuring several metres in size, the space rock exploded 25.6km above the Earth's surface, with an impact energy of 173 kilotons. Whoa! #fireball this morning from East Barnet station (9 March 2019 at 02:18 AM)… UK Antarctic meteorite hunt bags large haul. Image copyright Katherine Joy / University of Manchester The first British-led expedition to gather meteorites in the Antarctic has returned with a haul of 36 space rocks.

UK Antarctic meteorite hunt bags large haul

Manchester University's Dr Katherine Joy was dropped in the deep field with British Antarctic Survey guide Julie Baum for four weeks. Project to find Antarctica's 'missing meteorites' Twitter. On this day in 1947, the Sikhote-Alin meteorite crashed into southeastern Russia. The bright flash and thunderous sound were observed from hundreds of miles away. Illustration by Nikolai Kolchitsky. Twitter. NASA ICE sur Twitter : "A possible crater □ caused by a meteor impact ☄️ lies buried beneath more than a mile of ice ❄️ in Greenland. It’s more than 22 miles □ wide, which would make it the 22nd largest impact crater ever found on Earth.

We received only 2 reports so far about the bright fireball spotted over Valencia, Venezuela last night. But we received a pretty unique video...… *World [Space] Weather* BIG meteor in the skies above Venezuela last night, February 9! Report: Catastrofes Mundiales… How close could you be to witness Arizona's meteor crater form and still live to tell the tale?

If the Barringer Meteor Crater impact event in Arizona occurred in a modern city, it would completely destroy it.

How close could you be to witness Arizona's meteor crater form and still live to tell the tale?

As the question implies, distance from the point of impact is directly related to one’s survival. The key to determining a safe distance lies in the energy of the impact event. Estimates of that energy exist, but the range of uncertainty can have significant consequences. If the energy was sufficiently small, one could have had a spectacular view of the impact event from Anderson Mesa, a long volcanic ridge about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of the crater. However, for some of the larger energy estimates, that location may have been uncomfortably close, if not deadly. Yes like this. Can you hear meteors? Find out. Is it possible to hear a meteor as it streaks past?

Can you hear meteors? Find out.

Some report hearing meteors with a sizzling sound – like bacon frying. There might be a scientific explanation … When is the next meteor shower? Russian Meteor Sonic Boom Explosion Compilation. Caught the Florida/Cuba meteor bolide on webcam from EarthCam at Ft. Myer, FL. They recorded it at just before 1:17 pm ET. #fireball #bolide #meteor #Florida #Viñales #Cuba…

Twitter. By mapping impact craters on our Moon with @LRO_NASA data, scientists have made a surprising discovery about the history of asteroid impacts on Earth. *World* A bright fireball (meteor) lit up the sky over Japan on January 3. Report: Clima Extremo 24… One of the best pieces of writing I came across in 2018: A description of the meteor that killed the dinosaurs.… Superb interactive 3D animation of meteor showers throughout the year incl e.g. Perseids solar system view #GIS by @iwebst. 24 December 1965. The largest meteorite ever to fall on Britain, weighing 100 lbs, landed on the village of Barwell in Leicestershire.… We confirm the event that occurred over San Francisco last night was a fireball. Twitter. Someone asked for a longer version of my Geminid Meteor and Comet Wittanen clip. Here’s the best I can do! #comet #meteor The fading meteor train is a thing of great beauty isn’t it! #astronomy…

Severe-weather.EU sur Twitter : "Meteor shower composits from meteor camera captures - for some of the best meteor showers in 2018: the Lyrids, the Perseids, the Draconids (outburst of the shower) and the Geminids. Author: Martin Popek… Popocatepetl Volcano, December 8, 2018 05:15, Mexico City Meteor. #meteor #mexicocity #december82018 #popocatepetlvolcano #puebla #mexico #shootingstar #fallingstar…

Geminids in the skies over Germany - the first one lit up the scene! Video via Cima extremo 24.… Ángel López-Sánchez sur Twitter : "Wow! Absolutely amazing photo of #geminids2018 #GeminidsMeteorShower obtained by my friend Daniel López @cielodecanarias from Teide National Park in Tenerife, Spain, on Dec 14th. It is today’s @apod !! Massimo sur Twitter : "The Geminid meteor shower peaks overnight tonight (Dec. 13-14). It won't be only viewed from below on Earth, but from above too, by the Meteor camera on the International @Space_Station.

Good Morning Leonid #space #nasa…