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31 May 2016

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Brazil Bolide Meteor -The "Juggernaut of Varginha" 00:47 BRT 29MAY2016
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Posted: 31 May 2016 01:02 AM PDT
The "Juggernaut of Varginha" 00:47 BRT = 03:47 UTC, 29th May 2016, Brazil. Brasil Bolide Meteor 29MAY2016 Bolido 29 05 2016 - estações Bramon Posted to YouTube by Bramon - Brazilian Meteor Observation Network 381 views 5 meteor cameras under Brazil's meteor observation network "Bramon", spread over the country's vast expanse, simultaneously made a fireball grab. Triangulation of the ...

Aten Asteroid 2016 K0 Discovered
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Taiwan Earthquake 7.2 MAG 31MAY2016
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Taiwan Earthquake 7.2 MAG 1323 Local Time UTC +8 31MAY2016 This was felt even in central Taiwan, ChangHua near Taichung. Taiwan Central ...

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Taiwan Earthquake 7.2 MAG 31MAY2016

Taiwan Earthquake 7.2 MAG 1323 Local Time UTC +8 31MAY2016
 This was felt even in central Taiwan, ChangHua near Taichung.

Taiwan Central Weather Bureau Report-
http://www.cwb.gov.tw/V7e/earthquake/Data/quake/EE0531132372077.htm

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Brazil Bolide Meteor -The "Juggernaut of Varginha" 00:47 BRT 29MAY2016

The "Juggernaut of Varginha" 00:47 BRT  = 03:47 UTC, 29th May 2016, Brazil.
Brasil Bolide Meteor 29MAY2016

Bolido 29 05 2016 - estações Bramon
Posted to YouTube by Bramon - Brazilian Meteor Observation Network 381 views

5 meteor cameras under Brazil's meteor observation network "Bramon", spread over the country's vast expanse, simultaneously made a fireball grab.  Triangulation of the captures and processing of the data yielded a trajectory (ground track) and facilitated orbit determination. The object was going prograde, NW to SE.



The fireball's visible trail bega
n at an altitude of 96 km and it exploded at an altitude of about 28 km.


03:47 UTC 29th May 2016 = 00:47 BRT, Brazil.
According to  Carlos Augusto Di Pietro, a researcher on the network, the entry angle for the fireball was almost vertical, 97°, hence this didn't leave a huge trail in the sky, only a glimmer of magnitude -13,2 , bigger than the brightness of the full moon! The steep entry angle would suggest a relatively small dispersion zone for any surviving fragments (if any).
Carlos Augusto Di Pietro shared that the first orbital analyses show that the "Juggernaut of Varginha" could possibly be of cometary origin linked to a meteor shower.




Bramon is an open and collaborative organization maintained by volunteers and employees of the non-profit body, whose mission is to develop and operate a network monitoring meteors, with the aim to produce and provide scientific data to the community through the analysis of their catches.

Credit to the ever vigilant station mangers who captured the event:
Alcione Caetano in Belo Horizonte / MG, Vinicius Lenci of Santo Antônio de Posse/SP, Wellington Albertini of Varginha / MG, Welter Mesquita Vaz of Oliveira/MG and William Siqueira de Maria da Fé/MG AND to the administration of Bramon.
Kudos to the operators and admin at bramon for all material and information contained in this report.

NEO Asteroids Close Approaches May 2016

NEO Asteroids Close Approaches May 2016
22 NEOs with an LD of 10 or less for May 2016.

ObjectClose-Approach (CA) Date Ascending
(TDB)
YYYY-mmm-DD

CA Distance
Minimum

(LD/AU)




(2016 HK)2016-May-01
4.65/0.01195



(2014 US115)2016-May-01
7.42/0.01907


(2016 JA6)2016-May-02
2.52/0.00648


(2016 HP6)2016-May-02
8.88/0.02282



(2016 HD3)2016-May-02
2.19/0.00564


(2016 JZ5)2016-May-02
3.04/0.00780


(2016 JX24)2016-May-04
3.90/0.01002



(2016 JB)2016-May-04
4.09/0.01051



(2016 JS5)2016-May-05
0.53/0.00135



(2016 JX11)2016-May-07
8.71/0.02239



(2016 JU28)2016-May-07
6.19/0.01592



(2014 JG55)2016-May-08
0.82/0.00210



(2016 JG29)2016-May-09
4.88/0.01254


(2016 JQ5)2016-May-09
1.57/0.00404


(2016 JE18)2016-May-11
9.42/0.02420


(2016 JW28)2016-May-14
5.53/0.01422



(2016 JD18)2016-May-16
1.63/0.00418



(2016 GS2)2016-May-18
3.40/0.00874



(2016 HF3)2016-May-18
8.49/0.02181


(2009 DL46)2016-May-24
6.16/0.01583


(2016 KO)2016-May-25
2.18/0.00561



(2016 KJ)2016-May-27
7.06/0.01815



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30 May 2016

25th May 2016 19:03 UTC close Approach of Aten asteroid 2016 KO at 2.17 LD and a slow relative velocity of 7.3 Km/s


20 metre wide Aten asteroid 2016 K0 discovered


Discovered on the 28th of May 2016, 3 days after it made a close approach of our planet and moon, 20 metre sized Aten asteroid 2016 KO crawled past us at a minimum distance of 2.17 LD and a relative velocity of a mere 7.3 Km/s crossing the plane of the ecliptic S to N at an inclination of 6.4 degrees.

2016-May-25 19:03 UTC Earth 0.00558 AU = 2.17 LD Vr = 7.3 Km/s 
2016-May-25 19:25 UTC Moon 0.00759 AU Vr = 8.25 Km/s
i = 6.49 deg
http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=2016KO

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25th May 2016 19:03 UTC close Approach of Aten asteroid 2016 KO at 2.17 LD and a slow relative velocity of 7.3 Km/s
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29 May 2016

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Bright meteor with delayed sonics observed over Mexico 01:48 CDT May 21 = 06:48 UTC 2016
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Bright prograde (SW to NE) meteor with delayed sonics observed over Mexico 01:48 CDT May 21 = 06:48 UTC 2016

Bright meteor fireball captured over Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
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Crazy Theory of the Day: EqyptAir Flt 804 Was Brought Down By a Meteor
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28 May 2016

Bright prograde (SW to NE) meteor with delayed sonics observed over Mexico 01:48 CDT May 21 = 06:48 UTC 2016


Bright prograde (SW to NE) meteor with delayed sonics (20 seconds later) observed over Mexico and surrounding states 01:48 CDT May 21 = 06:48 UTC 2016




The state’s Civil Protection office said this morning it is working with firefighters in several areas of the state to determine whether it was indeed a meteorite that landed.The Puebla Astronomical Society weighed in on Twitter by observing that the loud explosion heard by people in Mexico City, Puebla and Tlaxcala didn’t necessarily mean it was a meteorite that had landed on Earth.The society said it was more likely a meteor that exploded in the atmosphere.  http://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/ball-of-fire-explosion-witnessed-in-3-states/#sthash.M2F5fGq0.dpuf
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omjf3mQTbGU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzTycJ417Dc

Seeking more information on the object's trajectory. If you have any data to share please add a comment.

Heads up!
A Couple of sources are using the Argentinian bolide of July 2015 (linked below) to represent this event. Please do not refer to this video for your study.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EP6w97G4d9s

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Ball of fire, explosion witnessed in 3 states
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There is speculation that a meteorite landed last night in Puebla
A brilliant flash of light followed by an explosion early this morning have led observers to conclude that a meteorite has fallen somewhere in the state of Puebla.
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Astronomy: Mars Meteor and Extraterrestrial Life
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NASA Radar Finds Ice Age Record in Mars' Polar Cap
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Scientists using radar data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) have found a record of the most recent Martian ice age recorded in the planet's north polar ice cap. ...

NASA Response to Recent Paper on NEOWISE Asteroid Size Results
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27 May 2016

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Meteor fireball filmed over Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Bright meteor over Argentina May 24, 2016
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26 May 2016

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Arizona researcher asks for help finding meteor in Maine
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A planetary science field researcher from Arizona is seeking help finding a fireball recorded last week streaking across the sky …read more.

First of its kind research sheds light on mysterious fireballs
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25 May 2016

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Meteor may have crashed near Rangeley Lakes
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24 May 2016

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Video shows a huge fireball soars through the sky illuminating FIVE Mexican states
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23 May 2016

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22 May 2016

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21 May 2016

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1802a
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20 May 2016

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Preliminary reports trickling in of an Argentinian fireball, sonics and tremor, May 18th 2016 21:25 ...
The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
Hugh Bolide Meteor was seen over Argentina with sonics and earth tremor reported on 18MAY2016....

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Fireball! Brilliant Meteor Streaks Over Northeastern US (Video)
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A massive fireball just shot through the sky over Portland
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Fireball that tore through night sky was visible from NJ
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An airport camera captures the moment in which a meteor enters the Earth's atmosphere and catches on fire. | r/space at reddit.com.

People search for meteor fragments in Maine
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From the Boston Globe...The hunt is on for meteorites from the Maine fireball - but don't get yo.

Piece Of Maine Meteor Could Be Worth Big Bucks!
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new Maine museum offers $20000 reward for piece of meteor seen over Northeast
Topix
The museum suspects the meteor entered Earth's atmosphere over Maine and its terminal explosion occurred about 30 km west of Rangeley in ...

Meteor last night in Falls Church, VA
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Meteor last night in Falls Church, VA | r/gifs at reddit.com.

Police dashcam captures suspected meteor in Maine sky
MSN.com
A police dashcam video captured what is suspected of being a meteor flashing across the sky in Portland, Maine. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Is there any reason to believe this was a meteor and not a rocket/satellite part falling down?
Quora
This object was likely never in Earth orbit. Satellites are moving at a speed of 7 or 8 km/s as they re-enter the atmosphere, and they don't usually burn ...

Meteor Caught On Police Camera
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Meteor fireball explosion generates strong tremor in Pinamar, Argentina
Signs of the Times
A giant meteor explosion triggered a strong tremor after it disintegrated in the sky of Pinamar, Argentina on May 18, 2016. The loud sky event occurred ...

Jupiter Fireballs Caused by Big Impacts Hitting the Planet 6 to 7 Times a year
Nature World News
Fireballs are produced when Jupiter is hit by an asteroid or a meteor. Because of the size of the planet, it is believed that Jupiter receives the most ...

Jupiter Blasted by 6.5 Fireball Impacts per Year on Average
Space Daily
Meteors impacting Jupiter's upper atmosphere can create spectacular fireballs, such as the one observed by amateur astronomers Gerrit Kernbauer ...

Glass Beads in Australia Point to Huge Asteroid Hit
Discovery News
Photos: Russian Meteor Strike Aftermath. This makes it larger than the giant asteroid that collided with Earth some 66 million years ago and is widely ...

Mega-Tsunamis Wiped Away Shoreline of a Martian Ocean
New York Times
Dr. Rodriguez said that some 3.4 billion years ago a meteor crashed into the ocean triggering a mega-tsunami that plowed into the coast with waves ...

Huge Tsunamis Shaped Face of Mars Billions of Years Ago
Newsweek
About 3.4 billion years ago, a large meteor slammed into an ocean covering the northern lowlands of Mars, new research shows. This meteor was ...

Mega-tsunamis in Mars caused by meteor impacts, re-sculpted edges of red planet's ancient seas ...
International Business Times AU
More than three billion years ago, giant meteor impacts caused massive tsunamis in the northern planes that re-sculpted the edges of Mars' ancient ...

Mega Tsunamis Rocked Mars Oceans Billions of Years Ago
Space.com
These killer waves might have been triggered by giant meteor impacts, scientists added. Although the surface of Mars is now cold and dry, there is a ...

Ancient mega-tsunamis on Mars 'offer simple solution' to ocean hypothesis
BT.com
The giant waves, reaching as high as 120 metres (394ft), were caused by a pair of meteor impacts several million years apart, scientists believe.

New evidence suggests 400-foot tsunamis may have battered the surface of Mars
ExtremeTech
For comparison's sake, a 30km meteor impact on Earth would be a large-scale disruption, capable of creating a nuclear winter, but probably not large ...

Breakthrough Starshot started with a bang
Physics Today
Extra Dimensions: The Chelyabinsk meteor helped make the interstellar mission possible; major leaps in laser technology will be needed to make it ...

Meteor Activity Outlook for May 21-27, 2016
American Meteor Society
This is the worst time to try and view meteor activity as the glare from the moon will obscure all but the brightest meteors. Conditions improve slightly as ...

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2016 The THIRD Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™ / Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

19 May 2016

108 metre wide Apollo asteroid 2016 GS2 made a slow (Vr 8 Km/s) close approach of our planet at 3.4 Lunar Distances on 2016-May-18 02:03 UTC

Credit jpl nasa orbit diagrams

Discovered on the 31st of March this year, 108 metre wide Apollo asteroid 2016 GS2 made a close approach of our moon and planet.
May 18th 2016 close approach 2016GS2 108 metres at 3.4 LD , relative velocity 8 Km/s
2016-May-17 12:28 UTC Moon 0.0089 AU = 3.4 LD Vr = 8.49 Km/s
2016-May-18 02:03 UTC Earth 0.0087 AU = 3.4 LD Vr = 8.01 Km/s

semi major axis 1.335 AU
inclination  3.85 deg

http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=2016GS2