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30 March 2015

Oman Meteorite / Fossil Laws - More to Come

Oman crime: Heftier penalties, jail terms in upcoming mining law
Times of Oman Newspaper
FAHAD AL MUKRASHI
21 March 2015 Oman Time
Muscat: Heftier penalties and jail terms in the mining sector against smuggling of meteorites and fossils are being planned in the new mining law that is being worked out by authorities. .... Read More 
http://www.timesofoman.com/bbtimes/andTND.asp?nid=49180

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The United States Department of State Issues Warning to US Citizens / Potential Meteorite Hunters in Oman

The United States Department of State Issues Warning to US Citizens/ Potential Meteorite Hunters in Oman Concerning Cultural Heritage Items.

The US Dept. of State has recently updated their website to include-

Local Laws & Special Circumstances
http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/country/oman.html

Cultural Heritage: Oman prohibits the removal of what it deems cultural heritage items, including -
archaeological treasures, meteorites, rocks, and stones.
  Anyone suspected of engaging in such activity may be prosecuted under Omani law.
U.S. citizens are strongly encouraged to check with Omani authorities before removing anything that may fall into this category.
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Note-
Further; Omani Laws apply to Omani nationals and ALL foreign nationals alike.
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29 March 2015

MT ID Fireball Meteor 29MAR2015

MT ID Fireball Meteor Apprx. 0340 MDT 29MAR2015

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Initial Meteor Sighting Reports-
29MAR2015 Joe Prarie, Idaho 3:35:00 10sec w to ne white/yellow venus could not tell lit up clouds and a large white explosion

29MAR2015 Ivsn Blimines Bigfork, MT, USA 03:42/ Mountain Time, AM 10 W-E, S First whitish yellow tail with large white head.. It changed to fatter, brighter, longer tail of red. It then flickered then steadied a little less brightly... It continued a little longer and went out. At least as bright as the moon No fragmentation observed None

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Japan Fireball Meteor 27MAR2015 - 2015年3月27日 22:58:16 茨城県上空

Japan Fireball Meteor 27MAR2015 - 2015年3月27日 22:58:16 茨城県上空

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Japan Fireball Meteor 27MAR2015 - 2015年3月27日 22:58:16 茨城県上空
c2015 Shimode / SonotaCo
SonotaCo Meteor Forum for more images, video and data about this event-
http://sonotaco.jp/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3481&sid=df7c5fd78a6bf3030412b11433120646

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The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 29MAR2015

Japan Fireball Meteor 21MAR2015 - 2015年3月21日03時221分26秒の火球
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News - Blogger
Posted by Lunar Meteorite * Hunter at 1:22 am Labels: 2015年3月21日03時221分26秒の火球, Japan Fireball Meteor 21MAR2015 ...

When a meteorite hits snow, it does not do what you would expect it
KOLD News 13 Tuscon - 1 hour
Meteorites hit the earth all the time, all usually small and little damage occurs. But in some cases it does not cause the crater you would ...

An asteroid or meteor will hit the earth on September 24, 2015 - you have been warned!!!
Godlike Productions
I believe those tri colored stars we all have been seeing are ice chunks following a comet or asteroid...there's a bright light in the western sky,,I ... TOTAL BS!- LunarMeteoriteHunter

Today at 1:16am
Facebook
I saw a huge green meteor off to the east about 20 minutes ago. It streaked across the sky down towards the horizon and even left a trail. I hope...

Tswaing: Africa's Meteor Crater
Daily Kos
It is about the same size as the more famous Barringer Meteor Crater in Arizona, but the Tswaing Meteor Crater, in South Africa, is almost five times as ..

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The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 28MAR2015

Researchers stumble across Earth's largest asteroid impact zone
gizmag - 17 hours
Geophysicists conducting drilling as part of geothermal research claim to have stumbled across the largest asteroid impact zone ever found on ...

Big flash of light Tuesday night was fireball
The News
Dave Lane, director of the observatory at St. Mary's University in Halifax, said the phenomenon was called a fireball, which is an exceptionally bright ...

A Fireball lit up the Prince Edward Island Skies
Empire State Tribune
David Path says the fireball was probably a meteor. “We do not know how fast it was going. We do not know what it was made of, so a lot of it is just a ...

The Enduring Myth Of Star Jelly
io9
People have always written about star jelly, a gooey substance that appears after meteor showers or sightings of comets. When people are wandering ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 27MAR2015
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News - Blogger
But according to astronomer David Lane, director of the observatory at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, it was likely a bright meteor called a fireball.

NASA Asteroid Hunter Spacecraft Data Available to Public
Jet Propulsion Laboratory- March 26, 2015
Millions of images of celestial objects, including asteroids, observed by NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) spacecraft now are available online to the public. The data was collected following the restart of the asteroid-seeking spacecraft in December 2013 after a lengthy hibernation. ...

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27 March 2015

NEOs Asteroids Close Approaches to Earth March 2015

NEOs Asteroids Close Approaches to Earth March 2015
Newly discovered  2014 YB35  with a diameter of 440m-990m to
 pass on 27MAR2015
SEE TABLES NEAR THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE!!...
March Meteors
c2015 Dirk Ross
There are currently 5 6 11 12 16 17 19 25 26 27 known NEO Asteroids discovered that will pass within approximately 10LD or less (LD stands for "Lunar Distance"), in the month of March; expect that 10 or more NEOs will be discovered before month end. Be ready for some bolide, fireball, and meteor activity!
  There are four are now FIVE including newly found 2014 YB35  to pass on 27MAR2015, small mountain-sized asteroids that will safely pass this month.
- LunarMeteoriteHunter, Tokyo

2015 DY198 , 2015 DR , 2015 DO215 , 2015ET ,
2015 DS53 ,2015 DT2015 DK200 , 2015 EQ ,
2015 EK , 2015 EP  2015 EF , 2015 EO ,
2015 DO223 , 2015 EG7 , 2015 FF2015 FC ,
2015 FK , 2015 FM ,2015 FP ,2015 FW33 , 2015 FO34 
2015 FN34 , 2015 FL35 , 2015 FH372015 FF36,
2015 FT117 , 2015 FM118 ,

updated 27MAR2015
(2014 YB35) 2015-Mar-270.029911.6440 m - 990 m18.910.16
(2015 FM118) 2015-Mar-280.00240.95.0 m - 11 m28.68.83

updated 26MAR2015
(2015 FT117) 2015-Mar-280.00722.85.4 m - 12 m28.510.53

updated 25MAR2015
(2015 FW33) 2015-Mar-230.02469.618 m - 39 m25.94.80
(2015 FO34) 2015-Mar-230.01656.48.0 m - 18 m27.65.11
(2015 FN34) 2015-Mar-250.02068.012 m - 27 m26.711.49
(2015 FL35) 2015-Mar-250.026110.237 m - 83 m24.313.75
(2015 FH37) 2015-Mar-270.02298.928 m - 63 m24.918.99
(2015 FF36) 2015-Mar-280.00913.514 m - 31 m26.48.81

updated 20MAR2015
(2015 FM) 2015-Mar-230.01566.116 m - 35 m26.115.04
(2015 FP) 2015-Mar-280.02489.623 m - 51 m25.37.50

updated 19MAR2015
(2015 FK) 2015-Mar-190.00943.722 m - 49 m25.47.02

updated 18MAR2015
(2015 FF) 2015-Mar-200.01074.212 m - 26 m26.89.79
(2015 FC) 2015-Mar-260.00742.912 m - 26 m26.87.50

updated 16MAR2015
(2015 EG7) 2015-Mar-200.00702.78.2 m - 18 m27.613.14

updated 15MAR2015
(2015 DO223) 2015-Mar-210.027610.752 m - 120 m23.519.03

updated 12MAR2015
(2015 EQ) 2015-Mar-120.00873.414 m - 32 m26.310.08
(2015 EK) 2015-Mar-130.00813.115 m - 33 m26.38.89
(2015 EP) 2015-Mar-130.01797.018 m - 40 m25.96.01
(2015 EF) 2015-Mar-130.00632.512 m - 26 m26.814.61
(2015 EO) 2015-Mar-150.00712.713 m - 29 m26.614.16

(2015 ET) 2015-MAR-10 16:42 ± < 00:01 0.3/0.0008 0.3/0.0008 12.38 12.12 4.9E+03 26.7 6 APO*

updated 04MAR2015
(2015 DO215) 2015-Mar-020.00793.112 m - 28 m26.75.30

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 DN53) 2015-Mar-010.102439.828 m - 62 m24.97.57
(2015 DY198) 2015-Mar-010.00562.213 m - 28 m26.616.22
(2015 DR) 2015-Mar-020.027210.644 m - 98 m23.916.41
(2015 CN13) 2015-Mar-020.029511.558 m - 130 m23.38.57
(2015 DS53) 2015-Mar-020.00803.139 m - 87 m24.214.32
(2002 GM2) 2015-Mar-030.155460.5510 m - 1.1 km18.621.66
(2007 ED125) 2015-Mar-030.031312.2160 m - 360 m21.113.04
(2015 BU512) 2015-Mar-040.135452.7230 m - 520 m20.326.95
(2015 DU198) 2015-Mar-040.043817.119 m - 42 m25.88.53
303450 (2005 BY2) 2015-Mar-040.158061.5200 m - 450 m20.66.64
(2009 XO) 2015-Mar-050.141555.1220 m - 490 m20.410.12
(2008 HA2) 2015-Mar-050.068826.835 m - 78 m24.44.87
(2015 DK155) 2015-Mar-050.077730.247 m - 110 m23.812.30
(2015 BK509) 2015-Mar-050.142455.497 m - 220 m22.29.73
(2015 DT) 2015-Mar-060.028010.969 m - 150 m22.911.81
(2008 DX) 2015-Mar-080.155560.548 m - 110 m23.77.09
(2015 DK200) 2015-Mar-080.01786.921 m - 46 m25.68.66
(2015 BV515) 2015-Mar-080.158561.7140 m - 320 m21.420.37
(2015 DS) 2015-Mar-090.044017.128 m - 63 m24.93.41
(2014 EZ24) 2015-Mar-100.197977.040 m - 90 m24.117.45
(2007 EV) 2015-Mar-100.119246.427 m - 59 m25.013.96
(2008 TP26) 2015-Mar-100.123248.046 m - 100 m23.813.55
(2015 DZ53) 2015-Mar-110.133351.9190 m - 420 m20.833.11
(2015 BW3) 2015-Mar-130.185272.1220 m - 490 m20.412.38
141527 (2002 FG7) 2015-Mar-130.044017.1440 m - 990 m18.919.02
(2014 UN114) 2015-Mar-130.180570.233 m - 75 m24.54.42
(2014 WW202) 2015-Mar-150.176268.635 m - 78 m24.46.34
(2005 ES70) 2015-Mar-150.056221.946 m - 100 m23.812.08
(2015 DG198) 2015-Mar-150.082132.037 m - 83 m24.36.76
(2015 BZ310) 2015-Mar-160.054521.2150 m - 340 m21.211.12
(2015 CA1) 2015-Mar-160.130150.6200 m - 440 m20.610.09
(2015 CW12) 2015-Mar-160.102339.865 m - 150 m23.06.31
(2015 DB199) 2015-Mar-160.096037.427 m - 61 m24.95.25
(2014 SQ260) 2015-Mar-160.179870.040 m - 90 m24.112.63
(2012 RJ15) 2015-Mar-180.087934.251 m - 110 m23.613.84
(2014 YY8) 2015-Mar-210.149158.0420 m - 940 m19.014.48
(2015 BO510) 2015-Mar-210.114244.4320 m - 710 m19.615.90
(2015 DJ215) 2015-Mar-220.084032.738 m - 86 m24.26.69
(2013 FD8) 2015-Mar-230.171966.919 m - 43 m25.713.96
325102 (2008 EY5) 2015-Mar-260.082332.0250 m - 570 m20.113.81
(2014 YB35) 2015-Mar-270.029911.6440 m - 990 m18.910.16
(2002 EX8) 2015-Mar-280.112043.6190 m - 430 m20.717.57
(2009 SG2) 2015-Mar-280.114144.4250 m - 570 m20.115.81
(2004 MO3) 2015-Mar-310.184071.697 m - 220 m22.28.28
Table and Data Source- NASA/JPL - http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/ca/

reposted and updated27MAR2015
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reposted and updated18MAR2015
reposted and updated16MAR2015
reposted and updated12MAR2015
reposted and updated 04MAR2015

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Stony asteroids that impact sedimentary rock and create a crater[6]
Impactor
diameter
Kinetic energy at
atmospheric entry
Impact
energy
Crater
diameter
Average
frequency
100 m (330 ft)47 Mt38 Mt1.2 km (0.75 mi)5200 years
130 m (430 ft)103 Mt64.8 Mt2 km (1.2 mi)11000 years
150 m (490 ft)159 Mt71.5 Mt2.4 km (1.5 mi)16000 years
200 m (660 ft)376 Mt261 Mt3 km (1.9 mi)36000 years
250 m (820 ft)734 Mt598 Mt3.8 km (2.4 mi)59000 years
300 m (980 ft)1270 Mt1110 Mt4.6 km (2.9 mi)73000 years
400 m (1,300 ft)3010 Mt2800 Mt6 km (3.7 mi)100000 years
700 m (2,300 ft)16100 Mt15700 Mt10 km (6.2 mi)190000 years
1,000 m (3,300 ft)47000 Mt46300 Mt13.6 km (8.5 mi)440000 years
Source- WikipediaStony asteroid impacts that generate an airburst[6]
Impactor
diameter
Kinetic energy at
atmospheric entry
Airburst
energy
Airburst
altitude
Average
frequency
m (13 ft)kt0.75 kt42.5 km (139,000 ft)1.3 years
7 m (23 ft)16 kt5 kt36.3 km (119,000 ft)4.6 years
10 m (33 ft)47 kt19 kt31.9 km (105,000 ft)10.4 years
15 m (49 ft)159 kt82 kt26.4 km (87,000 ft)27 years
20 m (66 ft)376 kt230 kt22.4 km (73,000 ft)60 years
30 m (98 ft)1.3 Mt930 kt16.5 km (54,000 ft)185 years
50 m (160 ft)5.9 Mt5.2 Mt8.7 km (29,000 ft)764 years
70 m (230 ft)16 Mt15.2 Mt3.6 km (12,000 ft)1900 years
85 m (279 ft)29 Mt28 Mt0.58 km (1,900 ft)3300 years
Source- Wikipedia

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MBIQ Indicates Larger Meteor Event over Europe 26/27MAR2015

MBIQ Indicates Larger Meteor Event over Europe 26/27MAR2015
No details are available yet at this time- The surge in traffic likely due to Newly discovered  2014 YB35  with a diameter of 440m-990m to
 pass on 27MAR2015Anyone with information as to what event triggered this event PLEASE EMAIL me-
LunarMeteoriteHunter@gmail.com 

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Initial Meteor Sighting Reports-


MBIQ DATA-
Europe arrived on "Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News".
05:11:05 -- 6 hours 19 mins ago
Europe arrived from google.com on "Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News" by searching for Falling meteorite.
05:10:30 -- 6 hours 20 mins ago
05:03:42 -- 6 hours 26 mins ago
05:02:41 -- 6 hours 27 mins ago
04:49:04 -- 6 hours 40 mins ago
04:47:56 -- 6 hours 41 mins ago
04:47:56 -- 6 hours 41 mins ago
04:41:57 -- 6 hours 47 mins ago
04:41:44 -- 6 hours 46 mins ago

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