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Santa Fe N.M. Once Smashed By Ancient Meteorite

Mother Nature NetworkBy Katherine ButlerSat, Aug 21 2010 at 11:56 AM EST Comments A large meteorite smashed into what is now Santa Fe, New Mexico, some million or billion years ... http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/space/stories/santa-fe-once-destroyed-by-ancient-meteorite

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New Asteroid/Bolide Early Warning System

site) could allow astronomers to watch the entire sky for asteroids and bolides – meteors that hit Earth's atmosphere and explode. The telescopes would be arranged in pairs at ...(more)

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"Star Hustler" Jack Horkheimer Dies At 72

Saturday, August 21, 2010 Meteor/Meteorite News 21AUG2010 `Star Hustler' host Jack Horkheimer dies By ELINOR J. BRECHER crline ebrecher@MiamiHerald.com Jack Horkheimer, Public Television's ``Star Hustler,'' died Friday afternoon of a respiratory ailment, according to a spokesman for the Miami Museum of Science and Space Transit Planetarium.Born June 11, 1938, he was 72. ... [Read More]: http://cs.astronomy.com/asycs/blogs/astronomy/2010/08/20/the-star-hustler-dies.aspx

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August 15, 2010 Central TX to Eastern NM Fireball

laura says: August 16, 2010 at 9:54 pm We saw a HUGE meteor, the largest I had ever seen at around midnight on Aug 15th over Texas. It took our breath away how vivid it was and you could see it break-up at it came falling down. Reply * Ginger says: August 17, 2010 at 12:22 pm In Austin, Texas, on Sunday, August 15 at 1 am Central time, 2 friends and I saw a huge fireball race across a large portion of the northern sky. It finally broke into 4 pieces and then shattered into thousands of pieces. It was way bigger and brighter than any meteorite I’d ever seen before. We were all stunned!