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Meteor Lights Up Saskatchewan, Calgary Skies – CTV News – Feb. 21, 2012

Some meteors are hunks of rock… others are not….

We were in Swift Current Saskatchewan and this looked NOTHING like the one we had seen. My god. By my

Own eyes and recent skeptic, this was definitely NOT a meteor. I think this may be something else judging by the size of what they had mentioned (100kg) there is NO similarity to the one here and the one we witnessed this appeared from no where and was in our line of vision and looked as if it landed somewhere near here. Hmm interesting. BRING IT ON 2012!!

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Green Meteors Are Friendly Extraterrestrial Craft

NASA ADMITS TO SLOW MOVING FIREBALLS… IF YOU READ BETWEEN THE LINES, ARE THEY SAYING WE HAVE COMPANY?

 

The fireballs of February
PhysOrg.com
“These fireballs are particularly slow and penetrating,” explains meteor expert Peter Brown, a physics professor at the University of Western Ontario. “They hit the top of the atmosphere moving slower than 15 km/s, decelerate rapidly, and make it to …

Fireball likely landed in Saskatchewan, geophysicist says
Calgary Herald
Scientists are encouraging witnesses to continue to provide details of their sightings to: http: //miac.uqac. ca/MIAC/fireball.php mpotkins@calgaryherald.com © Copyright (c) The Calgary Herald.

Meteor impact near North Battleford
If the experts’ calculations are correct, the tiny settlement of Rockhaven could be the most aptly.
www.thestarphoenix.com/technology/Meteor…/story.html

Meteor Rain in China — Fire in the Sky — Sott.net
The newspaper “News of Shenzhen” in Chinese today announced, that in the Chinese province of Qinghai was a strong meteor rain, during which on the land …
www.sott.net/articles/show/241934-Meteor-Rain-in-China

Meteor Activity Outlook for February 18-24, 2012 | American Meteor …
This will be the best time this month to view meteor activity. This weekend the waning crescent moon will rise during the late morning hours and will not interfere …
www.amsmeteors.org/…/meteor-activity-outlook-for-february-…

Meteor shower in W China – China Watch – bbs.english.sina.com …
22, meteor shower took place in Chinese western province Qinghai. The weight of the largest meteorite found on site was 12.5 kilograms. … – Discuz! Board.
bbs.english.sina.com/viewthread.php?tid=77068

Meteor Lights Up Saskatchewan, Calgary Skies – CTV News – Feb. 21, 2012
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http://www.sheilaaliens.net “It was an incredible sight for anyone lucky enough to catch a fleeting glimpse Tuesday night of a very bright light that streaked across the sky above Alberta and Saskatchewan. Witnesses went on Twitter to report a …

Meteor impact near North Battleford
Edmonton Journal
According to calculations by geoscientist Alan Hildebrand of the University of Calgary — also co-ordinator of the Canadian Fireball Reporting Centre — a meteor that streaked across the Saskatchewan sky Tuesday night likely came to rest near Rockhaven …

Possible meteor seen in Saskatchewan, Alberta skies
StarPhoenix
Social media was abuzz Wednesday with reports of a meteor streaking across the sky in Saskatchewan and Alberta. Residents from Saskatoon to North Battleford, Calgary to Edmonton and several more points in between reported. Rayleigh Campbell got out of …

Updated: Fireball in sky over Calgary likely struck Rockhaven, Saskatchewan: Video
Edmonton Journal
Reports of what appeared to be a meteor shooting over the city Tuesday night have created quite a buzz on social networking sites, with sightings reported in Calgary, Edmonton and parts of Saskatchewan. The space rock could have weighed more than …

Brief but brilliant flash in night sky witnessed across vast stretch of Prairies
Yahoo! Contributors Network
User • Concord, California • 6 hrs ago It was obviously a large meteor or a piece of space junk. Let the Alien theories commence! LOL! A Yahoo! User • 5 hrs ago it was aliens! A Yahoo! User • 6 hrs ago Most likely some sort of phenomena A Yahoo!

Fireball lights up Lloydminster Sky
Meridian Booster
According to Dr. Alan Hildebrand, University of Calgary associate professor and coordinator of the Canadian Fireball Reporting Centre, said the fireball was likely a meteorite. “We know quite a bit actually already,” said Hildebrand.

The Fireballs of February – NASA Science
A number of unusual fireballs observed around the USA this month have researchers wondering if Earth is passing through a special “February swarm” of …
science.nasa.gov/science-news/…at…/22feb_februaryfireballs/

Possible meteor seen in Saskatchewan, Alberta skies
Edmonton Journal
Ryleigh Campbell got out of bed for a glass of water around 9:45 pm on Tuesday and looked out his kitchen window in North Battleford just in time to see what appeared to be a meteor light up the night sky. “I happened to look out the window and there …

Brilliant flash spotted in sky above the Prairies
CTV.ca
A meteor that lit up the night sky in Saskatchewan on Tuesday night is seen in this screen image. A camera captures light from a meteorite in Saskatchewan, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012. A cosmic fireball has streaked across the Prairie sky, …

Shooting star seen over Saskatchewan, Alberta skies
StarPhoenix
By Clara Ho, Calgary Herald February 22, 2012 9:37 AM CALGARY – Social media was abuzz about what appeared to be a meteor shooting over the city Tuesday night, with sightings also reported from Edmonton and parts of Saskatchewan.

Biggest meteorite ever to fall in Britain was frozen during the Ice Age and found 200 years ago
Daily Mail Wed, 22 Feb 2012 03:07 AM PST
The 200lb space rock (pictured), which is 1.6ft long, had been sitting by the front door of Lake House, a stately home near Wilsford-cum-Lake, Wiltshire, since the early 1900s.

Updated: Fireball in sky over Calgary likely struck Rockhaven, Saskatchewan: Video
Calgary Herald
See video of the fireball over Calgary If your eyes happened to be turned skyward yesterday evening shortly before 9 pm— perhaps in frustration over the Flames walloping?— you may have spotted a fiery streak in the sky low on the Calgary horizon.

VIDEO: Fireball lights up Prairie sky
Hamilton Spectator
SASKATOON – It was an incredible sight for anyone lucky enough to catch a fleeting glimpse Tuesday night of a very bright light that streaked across the sky above Alberta and Saskatchewan. Witnesses went on Twitter to report a multi-hued flash between …

Reader spotted fireball near Cochrane
Calgary Herald
I spotted a bright green meteorite plummeting to earth northeast of Cochrane at approximately 08:55 pm Hard to say how large it was because I had no point of reference, however, it was a large, bright green ball falling straight to earth, …

Meteor’s fireball lights up Prairie skies
CBC.ca
Calgary astronomy expert Don Hladiuk captured video of a 100-kilogram meteor that lit up the night sky over Alberta and Saskatchewan. Calgary astronomy expert Don Hladiuk captured video of a 100-kilogram meteor that lit up the night sky over Alberta…

Meteor’s fireball lights up Prairie skies Calgary CBC News
A fireball that lit up the night sky over Alberta and Saskatchewan was a 100-kilogram meteor, experts say.
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/…/calgary-meteor-fireball-sky.html

Meteor streaks across Saskatchewan sky
CTV Regina
A meteor that lit up the night sky of western Saskatchewan and eastern Alberta Tuesday night likely landed in the North Battleford area. Those who saw the meteor as it passed through the Earth’s atmosphere about 9:45 pm described it as a streak or a…

VIDEO: Apparent meteor lights up the sky
650 CKOM News Talk Radio
Witnesses went to twitter to say they saw the bright flash somewhere between Lloydminster and Saskatoon. One listener describes seeing “a very bright blue light flash in the Wilkie area” shortly before 10p.m. Another listener who was driving near …