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27 May 2015

Sci-Fi B Movie Matinee - The Phantom Planet - 1961

B Movie Classic - The Phantom Planet 1961

The Phantom Planet 1961 (Full Movie)
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original post-26/07/2013 
15:37 Japan Standard Time

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26 May 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 25/26MAY2015

Lose yourself in this map of every meteorite strike on Earth
The Weather Network
CartoDB co-founder Javier de la Torre was apparently at a loose end in 2013, and passed the time by redoing a map on meteorite impacts that had ...

Meteor sonic booms responsible for mysterious bangs in New Zealand
Strange Sounds
What were the mysterious booms over Omanawa, New Zealand on Tuesday, May 19, 2015? Most probably meteor sonic booms as two were seen at ...

НЛО.04.05.2011 Пермский край Г.Кизел
Russian Proton Rocket Launch Video 2011 04.05
Posted to YouTube by Антон Огородников 1,776 views

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NEO Asteroids MAY 2015 Close Approaches to Earth

NEO Asteroids MAY 2015 Close Approaches to Earth
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May 2015 Meteors
c2015 Dirk Ross...Tokyo
ALERT- Increased Meteor Activity!  Expect some large fireballs this month and especially large ones 3-5 days before and following there passing of the  FOUR small mountain-sized NEO asteroids that will safely pass this month.
285331 (1999 FN53), 2011 SM68 ,5381 Sekhmet,
1999 XM141 
There are currently 12 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 13 15 known NEO Asteroids discovered that will pass within approximately 10LD or less (LD stands for "Lunar Distance"), in the month of MAY 2015; expect that 10 or more 10LD NEOs will be discovered before month end. Be ready for some bolide, fireball, and meteor activity!
- LunarMeteoriteHunter, Tokyo

2015 HS112015 HL1712015 HQ1712015 JD,
2015 JF2015 JR, 2015 JC1, 2006 HX30, 
2015 JF1,2015 JR1,2015 KA,2015 KY56 ,
2015 KP57,2015 KW120,2015 KQ120


updated  26MAY2015 
(2015 KW120) 2015-May-290.00281.116 m - 36 m26.113.00
(2015 KQ120) 2015-May-310.02218.612 m - 26 m26.87.37

updated  25MAY2015 
(2015 KP57) 2015-May-280.027010.523 m - 51 m25.315.42

updated  23MAY2015 
(2015 KY56) 2015-May-250.01455.713 m - 28 m26.613.03

updated  18MAY2015 
(2015 KA) 2015-May-150.01606.216 m - 36 m26.15.68


updated  16JMAY2015 NASA posted today-late
(2015 JR1) 2015-May-07  7.0LD

updated  14MAY2015
(2015 JF1) 2015-May-150.00210.86.2 m - 14 m28.213.78
(2006 HX30) 2015-May-160.027910.916 m - 36 m26.14.55

updated  14MAY2015 NASA posted today-late
(2015 JC1) 2015-May-080.00913.510 m - 23 m27.115.14


updated  11MAYN2015
(2015 JR) 2015-May-130.01034.016 m - 35 m26.110.18

updated  10MAY2015
(2015 JF) 2015-May-180.02329.016 m - 35 m26.17.81

updated  09MAY2015
(2015 JD) 2015-May-100.00913.623 m - 52 m25.38.75

UPCOMING CLOSE APPROACHES TO EARTH
AU = ~150 million kilometers
1 LD = Lunar Distance = ~384,000 kilometers
Object
Name
Close
Approach
Date
CA
Distance*
(AU)
CA
Distance*
(LD)
Estimated
Diameter**
H
(mag)
Relative
Velocity
(km/s)
(2015 FT33) 2015-May-010.084032.735 m - 78 m24.45.54
(2015 HS11) 2015-May-010.01837.19.4 m - 21 m27.33.90
(2010 GX62) 2015-May-010.159962.2270 m - 590 m20.021.85
(2015 HQ171) 2015-May-020.00301.211 m - 24 m26.99.24
(2015 HL171) 2015-May-020.02278.837 m - 84 m24.315.47
(2012 HO1) 2015-May-020.128650.156 m - 120 m23.45.88
(2012 KN11) 2015-May-020.154360.0110 m - 250 m21.921.07
(2015 FL290) 2015-May-040.054121.1100 m - 220 m22.110.03
(2015 FG37) 2015-May-050.151659.0120 m - 260 m21.87.40
(2015 HZ) 2015-May-060.084432.933 m - 75 m24.55.92
(2014 WT202) 2015-May-060.171366.7170 m - 380 m21.013.41
(2015 HQ43) 2015-May-070.161863.049 m - 110 m23.72.94
(2005 JR5) 2015-May-070.174267.8100 m - 230 m22.118.27
(2005 SB71) 2015-May-080.170166.2160 m - 360 m21.111.38
(2007 WJ3) 2015-May-110.182771.115 m - 34 m26.216.98
(2012 VU76) 2015-May-110.054721.319 m - 43 m25.73.94
(2015 DE176) 2015-May-110.132351.5300 m - 670 m19.712.05
(2011 AX22) 2015-May-120.051620.131 m - 68 m24.711.86
(2013 VO13) 2015-May-120.099738.877 m - 170 m22.714.14
(2015 HS1) 2015-May-130.069827.231 m - 69 m24.77.46
(2014 DJ80) 2015-May-140.122447.615 m - 33 m26.35.39
285331 (1999 FN53) 2015-May-140.067826.4580 m - 1.3 km18.313.73
(2003 FY6) 2015-May-140.180270.188 m - 200 m22.419.40
(2012 MU2) 2015-May-150.114944.7180 m - 410 m20.812.46
(2015 HU9) 2015-May-150.118846.255 m - 120 m23.412.40
(2011 SM68) 2015-May-150.194475.7320 m - 710 m19.622.36
(2015 HZ116) 2015-May-150.069527.132 m - 71 m24.610.38
(2015 HR1) 2015-May-150.075329.330 m - 68 m24.77.13
(2015 HV11) 2015-May-160.060423.543 m - 96 m24.06.47
(2015 GC14) 2015-May-160.076529.828 m - 63 m24.93.66
5381 Sekhmet 2015-May-170.161362.81.3 km - 3.0 km16.522.91
(2015 HL1) 2015-May-170.179669.9120 m - 270 m21.78.46
419624 (2010 SO16) 2015-May-170.186872.7210 m - 470 m20.510.39
(2002 JD9) 2015-May-180.127849.777 m - 170 m22.710.86
(2015 HB117) 2015-May-190.080331.247 m - 110 m23.74.13
(2015 HP43) 2015-May-200.133351.9180 m - 390 m20.910.85
(2006 KY67) 2015-May-200.198377.267 m - 150 m23.015.48
(2015 HA1) 2015-May-210.078430.5150 m - 330 m21.210.50
(2011 WV4) 2015-May-220.065825.677 m - 170 m22.711.05
(1997 XR2) 2015-May-220.193975.5180 m - 390 m20.912.41
(2013 YG) 2015-May-230.085033.122 m - 49 m25.44.79
152564 (1992 HF) 2015-May-240.120246.8230 m - 520 m20.318.02
(2015 HT9) 2015-May-250.031212.215 m - 33 m26.36.14
(2013 WR44) 2015-May-260.130650.8210 m - 470 m20.520.66
(2015 FY35) 2015-May-260.199077.467 m - 150 m23.07.29
(2001 EC16) 2015-May-260.172867.292 m - 210 m22.38.26
(1999 XM141) 2015-May-270.153959.9330 m - 750 m19.512.92
(2015 HP171) 2015-May-280.192174.7250 m - 570 m20.116.57
(2011 KE3) 2015-May-300.137153.344 m - 99 m23.95.63
Table and Data Source- NASA/JPL - http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/ca/

updated  25MAY2015 
updated  23MAY2015 
updated  18MAY2015 
updated  and re-posted 16MAY2015
updated and re-posted 14MAY2015
updated and re-posted 11MAY2015
updated and re-posted 09MAY2015
original post 01MAY2015

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25 May 2015

Tokyo, Japan Strong Earthquake M5.6 0228 JST 25MAY2015

Tokyo, Japan Strong Earthquake M5.6 0228 JST 25MAY2015
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Tokyo, Japan Strong Earthquake M5.6 0228 JST 25MAY2015
Image / Map Credit- USGS
No tsunami warning issued.  The JMA is the only official group reporting. 
USGS has now reported. TEPCO electric reports no damage at reactors.
Certainly all transport stopped in Tokyo for the next 30 minutes to one hour. Air traffic likely delays of one hour or more.
-If indoors go to hallway or bathroom or under strong table.
-If outdoors move away from buildings and into open spaces.
-Do not use elevators.
EXPECT POSSIBLE STRONG AFTERSHOCKS.- Be Prepared
Do you have bottled water and food for at least a week?

My apartment building is still shaking some 12 minutes after the event.

NHK NEWS TV
http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/w/movie/

JMA official site-
http://www.jma.go.jp/en/quake/3/20150525143327395-251428.html
14:33 JST 25 May 2015 report time
14:28 JST 25 May 2015 event
Saitama-ken Hokubu
M5.6

USGS DATA-
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us10002bzr#general_summary
5.32km NNW of Hasuda, Japan
2015-05-25
05:28:07 UTC
35.0 km Depth

IF YOU ARE IN JAPAN TURN ON YOUR TV. INTERNET- NHK TV
MILITARY TUNE IN TO LOCAL BASE RADIO.

Japan - US Military Radio / TV

- Source Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Forces_Network#Japan_2
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24 May 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 24MAY2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 23MAY2015
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@capitalweather I believe this is the first-ever time "meteor" and "dunkin donuts" were ... Was that a meteor shower this morning in Northern Virginia. ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 22MAY2015
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I took this picture of my son standing on the view deck overlooking the Meteor Crater in Arizona which happened 50,000 years ago. This was quite an .

NewSpace Initiative connects ASU with space industry
SpaceDaily - 18 hours
Left to right: Scott Smas, Jim Bell and Craig Hardgrove lead ASU's NewSpace Initiative, a university-wide space technology and science ...

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23 May 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 23MAY2015

Not Meteorites- Sterling, VA Quarry Blast Throws Rock 600 Meters Through Roof
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News
@capitalweather I believe this is the first-ever time "meteor" and "dunkin donuts" were ... Was that a meteor shower this morning in Northern Virginia...

Fireball captured on camera over Tenerife, Canary Islands
Sott
A spectacular image was captured on camera by the AMOS project near Los Cristianos in Tenerife at 23.17 on Tuesday when a meteor illuminated the sky as it hurtled towards Earth....

Something Launched into Space in Perm Region, Russia
Video of strange looking space launch...

Electric-blue Clouds Spotted over the Arctic Circle
Space Weather News for May 22, 2015
NOCTILUCENT CLOUDS: NASA's AIM spacecraft has spotted a luminous patch of electric-blue drifting across the Arctic Circle. The sighting marks the beginning of the 2015 season for northern-hemisphere noctilucent clouds (NLCs)....

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22 May 2015

Not Meteorites- Sterling, VA Quarry Blast Throws Rock 600 Meters Through Roof

Not Meteorites-
Sterling, VA Quarry Blast Throws Rock 600 Meters Through Roof  21MAY2015

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Not Meteorites
Sterling, VA Quarry Blast Throws Rock 600 Meters Through Roof
c2015 LunarMeteoriteHunter / Google Earth


Controlled blast sends rock flying in Sterling w/ video
W*USA 9-13 hours ago
STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- Homes and businesses got a shock when rocks started falling out of the sky in Virginia on Thursday. The Chantilly ...

Sterling Homes Hit By Rocks And Debris From Quarry Blast
Patch.com-19 hours ago
They discovered that falling debris had damaged several structures and ... In addition, the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy ...

NBC4 Washington-14 hours ago

Capital Weather Gang on Twitter: "Anyone see/hear possible (unconfirmed) small meteor strike ...
twitter.com
@capitalweather I believe this is the first-ever time "meteor" and "dunkin donuts" were used in the same sentence. ...

Was that a meteor shower this morning in Northern Virginia?
Washington Post
Bob Ryan was driving to get a cup of coffee in Sterling, Va., on Thursday morning when he saw rocks the size of baseballs shower out of the sky.

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The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 22MAY2015

History from multiple angles: the Killer Whale Dagger
Capital City Weekly - 10 hours
More than a century ago, the eye of Vincent Soboleff's camera caught the Killer Whale Dagger's gleam. Held in Tlingit hands on a day when the ...

Mysterious bangs sonic booms
SunLive
He wondered at the time if they were sonic booms from a meteor. ... Close enough to hear the bang, Terry's picture of Tuesday night'smeteor.

The Texas History List: Prisoners leave confederate camp and meteorite lands in East Texas
KLTV 7 Tyler - 2 hours
In this week in Texas history, Federal prisoners left an East Texas Confederate prison camp, a meteorite landed in an East Texas county, two ...

Meteorite journey subject of museum lecture Thursday
Columbia Basin Herald - 23 hours
Children cluster around the Willamette Meteorite for a 1902 photo. The meteorite is the subject of a lecture Thursday at the Moses Lake ...

Chinese Symbols for Meteorite
YouTube
... for Meteorite. Part of the series: Chinese Radicals Fu 4: Part 2. Learn Chinese symbols for "meteorite" with tips on writing and pronouncing ...

Travel To The Meteor Crater in Arizona
CNN iReport
I took this picture of my son standing on the view deck overlooking the Meteor Crater in Arizona which happened 50,000 years ago. This was quite an ...

A 63000-ton iron ball really did vanish into thin air
azcentral.com
I read in The Republic that Meteor Crater was created by a 63,000-ton iron ball. What happened to that ball? Even if this occurred 22,000 years ago, ...

Was that a meteor shower this morning in Northern Virginia?
Washington Post
Bob Ryan was driving to get a cup of coffee in Sterling, Va., on Thursday morning when he saw rocks the size of baseballs shower out of the sky.

Fire-Rescue Responds To Reports Of PossibleMeteor Strike
Leesburg Today
Loudoun County Fire-Rescue personnel are on the scene now investigating what appears to be a small meteor shower near Oakgrove Drive and Old ...

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20 May 2015

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 19-20MAY2015

Fossil Meteorites Video
YouTube
... found (2006,Italy) in old sedimentary strate of Upper or Middle Pleistocene (12000 to 450000 years).Pallasite or mesosiderite(fossil/relict meteorite) . ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 15-18MAY2015
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In History- Virginia Meteor Happened 11MAY1922 not 12MAY1922 The Great ... Campos dos Goytacazes, Brasil Daytime Bolide Meteor Events.

OSIRIS discovers balancing rock on 67P
Max Planck Institute- May 18, 2015
Scientists from Rosetta's OSIRIS team have discovered an extraordinary
formation on the larger lobe of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in the
Aker region. ...
'Sword of Heaven' katana blade forged from meteorite
CNET UK - 7 hours
The "Sword of Heaven" is a blade fit for a space samurai. The elegant katana blade is made with metal from an ancient meteorite.

AU scientists study meteorite for signs of life
The Times of India - 15 hours
Is there life beyond the blue galaxy? Experts at Allahabad University are trying to answer this mystifying question by analyzing a specimen ...

Meteor Showers and their Parent Comets
Free Download Ebooks
Meteor Showers and their Parent Comets by Peter Jenniskens English | 2006 | ISBN: 0521853494, 0521076358 | 803 pages | scan PDF | 56 MB ...

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18 May 2015

Two Japan Fireball Meteors 16MAY2015

Two Japan Fireball Meteors 16MAY2015

Two fireball meteors within 10 minutes seen in Japan on May 16, 2015.
2015/5/16 21h38m52s duration: 2.9 seconds -1.8mag,  Hiroshima sky
2015/5/16 21h48m53s duration: 1.4 seconds -2.2mag, near Hyogo Prefecture Sasayama
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昨晩は火球ではありませんが、明るめの流星が流れました。
ま、関係ないと思いますが出現がほぼ10分間隔でした(^^;)
どちらも散在流星です。
<1枚目>
ちょうど天文台で見たのですが、赤っぽく最後はバラバラに燃え尽きて行きました。
2015/5/16 21h38m52s 継続時間:2.9秒 -1.8等 広島市上空
<2枚目>
2015/5/16 21h48m53s 継続時間:1.4秒 -2.2等 兵庫県篠山付近

Posted on Facebook by Junichi YokomichiThank you Junichi Yokomichi!


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Hiroshima, Japan Fireball Meteor 2138 JST 16MAY2015
I just saw in the observatory  reddish in color; it burned to pieces.
2015/5/16 21h38m52s duration: 2.9 seconds -1.8mag,  Hiroshima sky

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Sasayama, Hyogo, Japan Fireball Meteor 2148 JST 16MAY2015
2015/5/16 21h48m53s duration: 1.4 seconds -2.2mag, near Hyogo Prefecture Sasayama

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The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 15-18MAY2015

VRG-MG, Brazil Bolide 16MAY2015
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In History- Virginia Meteor Happened 11MAY1922 not 12MAY1922 The Great ... Campos dos Goytacazes, Brasil Daytime Bolide Meteor Events...

Chile Bolide Meteor 11MAY2015 w/ video
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Chile Bolide Meteor 11MAY2015 w/ video. Osorno, Chile BolideMeteor Approx 2338 Local 11MAY2015 w/ video ...

Meteor Activity Outlook for May 16-22, 2015
American Meteor Society
The estimated total hourly meteor rates for evening observers this week is near 3 for observers situated at mid-northern latitudes and 4 for observers ...

Asteroid Distant 'Flyby' Thursday
Jet Propulsion Laboratory- May 13, 2015
...An asteroid, designated 1999 FN53, will safely pass more than 26 times the distance of Earth to the moon on May 14. To put it another way, at
its closest point, the asteroid will get no closer than 6.3 million miles away (10 million kilometers). It will not get closer than that for well over 100 years. ...

International Tour Takes Space Rock Man Geoff Notkin to Appearances in Toronto, Phoenix, Manchester Starting May 19PRWeb - 16 hours
World-renowned meteorite hunter will discuss his adventures in adventure television. (PRWeb May 15, 2015) Read the full story at ...

'Seveneves:' the end and beginning of life on Earth
The Seattle Times
A meteor bombardment lasting more than 5,000 years. Beginning in two. Though the idea of a suddenly uninhabitable Earth is horrible, it's also a ...

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17 May 2015

VRG-MG, Brazil Bolide 16MAY2015

VRG-MG, Brazil Bolide 0659 UTC 16MAY2015
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VRG-MG, Brazil Bolide 0659 UTC 16MAY2015
Image Credit- Wellington Albertini / BRAMON

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Brazil Bolide Meteor 16MAY2015

WSR MARIA DA FÉ MG, Brazil Bolide Meteor 0230 UTC 16MAY2015
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WSR MARIA DA FÉ MG, Brazil Bolide Meteor 0230 UTC 16MAY2015

Image- William Siqueira BRAMON - Brazilian Meteor Observation Network

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Brazil Long Duration Fireball 14MAY2015 w/ video

LSI-MG. Brazil Long Duration Fireball 0551 UTC 14MAY2015 with Video
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LSI-MG. Brazil Long Duration Fireball 0551 UTC 14MAY2015
Image Credit- Joao Amancio‎ BRAMON - Brazilian Meteor Observation Network

Longo meteoro- LSI-MG. Brazil Long Duration Fireball 0551 UTC 14MAY2015
Posted to YouTube by Joao Amancio 5 views

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15 May 2015

Chile Bolide Meteor 11MAY2015 w/ video

Osorno, Chile Bolide Meteor Approx 2338 Local 11MAY2015 w/ video

Image Credit- Chilevisión CHV


Caída de supuesto meteorito alertó a habitantes de Puerto Montt y Osorno
Posted on YouTube by  Chilevisión CHV 368 views
Published on May 12, 2015
  Commotion has caused the emergence of a video showing a strange light in the sky south. Apparently, it would be a meteorite but so far there is no confirmation.
  The fact occurred after 10 hours and saw, in the cities of Puerto Montt and Osorno. Other photos of this phenomenon appeared in social networks during this time.---

Meteor Sighting Report-
11MAY2015 agustin lopez osorno, chile 23:38 pm 3 sec E Right to Left blue moon yes, ocean pacific Thank you Agustin Lopez for your report and link!

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