Monday, November 10, 2008

NASA Begins Hunt for New Meteor Showers

Source - NASA Science News for November 10, 2008

NASA astronomers have set up a monitoring station to scan the night sky for unknown or unexpected meteor showers--and they're finding more than they bargained for. In only two months of observing, the newly commissioned system has captured a flurry of meteors from an unknown comet and an object from the asteroid belt exploding like 500 lb of TNT. See the movies in today's story.


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