Earth Go Boom!

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Most everyone has seen video and movies depicting the destruction of Earth by asteroids. Deep Impact, and Armageddon were two very famous movies produced on this subject. Doomsayers have been predicting an asteroid strike for years.  It’s happened in the past and it one day it will happen again. I for one wasn’t convinced that [...]

Report A Fireball… Live!

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While I was surfing around the web looking for more information on the latest meteor fireballs I noticed it was very hard to find good info on the latest sightings and what you did find wasn’t much more than “I saw a big fireball in the sky” comments. Other than the reports coming from SpaceWeather.com, [...]

Merced Meteor Attracts Meteorite Hunters!

Sonic Boom Heard In Merced

  Update on the Merced Meteor Fireball. Apparently there’s more to this meteor than meets the eye. Many people from all over northern California have reported the Dec 27th 2008 fireball and now meteorite hunter Robert Ward is looking for more info and video footage of this meteor to triangulate the meteors trajectory in the [...]

California Fireball: New Meteorite Fall?

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Dec 27th 2008 There was an intensely bright and spectactular fireball seen in the northern California skys. Some reports of a huge fireworks like show with bright green blue gold and white flashes of light. The fireball “blew outwords into a perfect big green circle that formed around the ball” according to Erika Knorn of Merced [...]

California Fireball Sightings

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   Meteor Fireball There’s been yet another fireball, this time in California. According to SpaceWeather.com here’s and excerpt from the report they’ve written up along with some eye witness accounts. “…I was looking up over our house and what I saw was the most beautiful ball of light I have ever seen!!!! As it came [...]

Iron Meteorites

Canyon Diablo Iron Meteorite

Iron (nickel iron) Meteorites – Campo del Cielo & Canyon Diablo: Famous meteorites  Shop Classifieds: Iron Meteorites For Sale Iron meteorites are among some of the most rare on earth. only about 5% of all meteorites that fall to earth are irons. That’s not much considering meteorites are rare to begin with. Scientists believe that iron meteorites are [...]