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INCOMING!, Detection and observation of Earth-approaching asteroids.
Paolo
post Oct 6 2008, 07:53 PM
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no sone seems to have noticed this yet


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post Oct 9 2008, 10:37 AM
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Another processed image of Meteosat http://www.eumetsat.int/groups/public/docu...teroid_2008.jpg


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- Paolo   INCOMING!   Oct 6 2008, 07:53 PM
- - climber   Too much info kill the info! Where do we have ...   Oct 6 2008, 07:57 PM
- - ugordan   Whoa! Any chance of organizing a crash observi...   Oct 6 2008, 07:58 PM
- - Holder of the Two Leashes   An asteroid... well, really a meteor, is now predi...   Oct 6 2008, 07:58 PM
- - charborob   Any idea how big is this rock?   Oct 6 2008, 08:00 PM
- - Juramike   QUOTE The absolute magnitude indicates that the ob...   Oct 6 2008, 08:03 PM
- - imipak   Is this the first time a fireball's been predi...   Oct 6 2008, 08:05 PM
- - TheChemist   Hey guys, don't just tear your swimming suits ...   Oct 6 2008, 08:12 PM
- - Holder of the Two Leashes   There have been at least three revisions in the la...   Oct 6 2008, 08:19 PM
- - climber   30.4!!! Gona be visible over the horiz...   Oct 6 2008, 08:45 PM
- - Holder of the Two Leashes   Space.com is now reporting the story, and says atm...   Oct 6 2008, 08:46 PM
|- - SFJCody   I wonder if it can be imaged from orbit during ent...   Oct 6 2008, 09:30 PM
- - Shaka   From TPS: QUOTE The meteor is expected to be visi...   Oct 6 2008, 09:31 PM
|- - SFJCody   I guess once LSST and PanSTARRS come online we...   Oct 6 2008, 09:44 PM
|- - nprev   QUOTE (Shaka @ Oct 6 2008, 01:31 PM) My S...   Oct 7 2008, 12:10 AM
|- - Shaka   QUOTE (nprev @ Oct 6 2008, 02:10 PM) ...p...   Oct 7 2008, 12:27 AM
- - ngunn   It may be small and harmless, but for me knowing i...   Oct 6 2008, 09:44 PM
- - Holder of the Two Leashes   Man, I've never seen anything quite like this....   Oct 6 2008, 10:39 PM
- - Shaka   LINKS, man! Give us links, HTL!   Oct 6 2008, 10:53 PM
- - Holder of the Two Leashes   Link Anything with 2008 TC3. Most recent on top....   Oct 6 2008, 10:59 PM
- - Juramike   I guess they won't be seeing it from here (bad...   Oct 6 2008, 11:31 PM
- - dmuller   If this thing is coming in shallow from NE to SW t...   Oct 6 2008, 11:38 PM
- - volcanopele   hmm, I think my Celestia copy needs fixing. Using...   Oct 6 2008, 11:46 PM
- - Fran Ontanaya   The NEO Program lists it as a close approach at 0....   Oct 6 2008, 11:55 PM
- - Holder of the Two Leashes   Used a reliable horizon calculator to come up with...   Oct 6 2008, 11:59 PM
- - nprev   RE: INCOMING!   Oct 7 2008, 12:34 AM
- - dmuller   Emily pointed to a beautiful simulation of the eve...   Oct 7 2008, 12:47 AM
- - elakdawalla   By the way, discussion on Minor Planets Mailing Li...   Oct 7 2008, 12:56 AM
- - volcanopele   I agree, that's the direction I got from my si...   Oct 7 2008, 01:00 AM
- - Holder of the Two Leashes   QUOTE (Shaka @ Oct 6 2008, 06:48 PM) Er.....   Oct 7 2008, 01:00 AM
- - nprev   "Major Bolide Forecast Tonight; No Damage Exp...   Oct 7 2008, 01:19 AM
- - Hungry4info   If I did the math right, just a few more minutes u...   Oct 7 2008, 01:39 AM
- - claurel   Here's a Celestia simulation of 2008 TC3's...   Oct 7 2008, 01:44 AM
|- - dmuller   QUOTE (claurel @ Oct 7 2008, 11:44 AM) He...   Oct 7 2008, 01:58 AM
- - Hungry4info   Going to? Has it already? Or did I again get my ma...   Oct 7 2008, 02:00 AM
|- - tedstryk   QUOTE (Hungry4info @ Oct 7 2008, 03:00 AM...   Oct 7 2008, 02:23 AM
- - claurel   Here's a Celestia simulation of 2008 TC3's...   Oct 7 2008, 02:31 AM
- - Holder of the Two Leashes   I will take the liberty of posting this quote from...   Oct 7 2008, 02:32 AM
- - volcanopele   As 2008 TC3 passes over Niger, let's us have a...   Oct 7 2008, 02:40 AM
|- - jumpjack   QUOTE (volcanopele @ Oct 7 2008, 04:40 AM...   Oct 7 2008, 07:49 AM
|- - ugordan   SpaceWeather.com has news about a possibly positiv...   Oct 7 2008, 08:33 AM
- - stevesliva   And the earth emits a contented belch.   Oct 7 2008, 02:50 AM
- - deglr6328   Well that was that....it would seem. Looks like we...   Oct 7 2008, 02:50 AM
- - volcanopele   At last check, Earth still here. 2008 TC3...not s...   Oct 7 2008, 02:51 AM
- - deglr6328   my mistake, nearly 5am local time rather than 3 UT...   Oct 7 2008, 02:53 AM
- - dmuller   I can confirm that Australia is still here as well...   Oct 7 2008, 02:57 AM
- - Bobby   Any Videos or Photos of the event yet???   Oct 7 2008, 03:48 AM
- - deglr6328   here you go! ------------------* ...   Oct 7 2008, 03:57 AM
- - deglr6328   Well we can at least say that it wasn't CATAST...   Oct 7 2008, 08:48 AM
- - volcanopele   Surprised I haven't seen any word of this from...   Oct 7 2008, 09:20 AM
- - Fran Ontanaya   A small piece of info about spectra: http://tech.g...   Oct 7 2008, 09:49 AM
- - djellison   That series of 10s exposures showing the thing ...   Oct 7 2008, 09:57 AM
- - Tman   Maybe an indirect sighting of a webcam at El Groun...   Oct 7 2008, 10:27 AM
- - PhilCo126   Based on 26 optical observations, the probability ...   Oct 7 2008, 05:06 PM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (PhilCo126 @ Oct 7 2008, 01:06 PM) ...   Oct 7 2008, 05:25 PM
- - PhilCo126   O.K. impact with Earth's atmosphere was for su...   Oct 7 2008, 05:31 PM
|- - tedstryk   QUOTE (PhilCo126 @ Oct 7 2008, 06:31 PM) ...   Oct 7 2008, 06:29 PM
|- - ElkGroveDan   QUOTE (tedstryk @ Oct 7 2008, 11:29 AM) W...   Oct 7 2008, 08:20 PM
- - ngunn   Spaceweather.com now has an update on an infrasoun...   Oct 7 2008, 09:45 PM
- - dmuller   well it did get some coverage in Australia: headli...   Oct 8 2008, 02:36 AM
- - jumpjack   No images/video after more than 24 hours. I guess ...   Oct 8 2008, 06:38 AM
- - PhilCo126   Other than the webcam images in the German forum a...   Oct 8 2008, 10:36 AM
- - jumpjack   I found some guys who actually have SEEN the objec...   Oct 8 2008, 02:09 PM
- - jumpjack   Standalone Windows .fit viewer: http://www.nrao.ed...   Oct 8 2008, 02:43 PM
- - Fran Ontanaya   Meteosat 8 catched it! (see SpaceWeather.com)   Oct 8 2008, 06:26 PM
|- - ugordan   Nice! I was hoping some satellite would catch ...   Oct 8 2008, 06:33 PM
- - Tman   Another processed image of Meteosat http://www.eum...   Oct 9 2008, 10:37 AM
- - jumpjack   Another incoming?!? http://remanzacco.blogspot...   Oct 9 2008, 01:04 PM
|- - djellison   QUOTE (jumpjack @ Oct 9 2008, 02:04 PM) A...   Oct 9 2008, 01:06 PM
|- - jumpjack   Full inline quote removed - Admin according to an...   Oct 9 2008, 01:21 PM
- - jumpjack   2008 TC3 just 1 hour before reentry, while enterin...   Oct 9 2008, 01:06 PM
- - PhilCo126   True video of 2008 TC3 ??? ??? ??? http://www....   Oct 9 2008, 06:09 PM
|- - ugordan   QUOTE (PhilCo126 @ Oct 9 2008, 08:09 PM) ...   Oct 9 2008, 06:12 PM
- - djellison   Nor do I - that's just your average meteor str...   Oct 9 2008, 06:14 PM
- - deglr6328   on the NIGHT OF entry I was looking at random yout...   Oct 9 2008, 07:53 PM
- - Tman   Some analyses of the Meteosat images http://www.eu...   Oct 10 2008, 07:13 AM
|- - ugordan   I haven't seen their ideas on whether the Mete...   Oct 10 2008, 07:35 AM
|- - Spin0   QUOTE (ugordan @ Oct 10 2008, 10:35 AM) I...   Oct 11 2008, 07:59 PM
|- - ugordan   QUOTE (Spin0 @ Oct 11 2008, 09:59 PM) Cou...   Oct 11 2008, 08:02 PM
|- - Spin0   QUOTE (ugordan @ Oct 11 2008, 11:02 PM) W...   Oct 12 2008, 11:24 AM
|- - ugordan   Great analysis, Spin0. I think you've nailed t...   Oct 12 2008, 11:38 AM
|- - dilo   Excellent work, Spin! I think too that halved ...   Oct 12 2008, 05:36 PM
- - PhilCo126   Looks like our doubts on the 2008 TC3 video were c...   Oct 10 2008, 06:56 PM
|- - jumpjack   QUOTE (PhilCo126 @ Oct 10 2008, 08:56 PM)...   Oct 11 2008, 08:49 AM
- - Tman   Nice GIF of the fast gyrating http://www.skyandtel...   Oct 11 2008, 09:15 AM
- - Tman   That's by far a better one to trick with it - ...   Oct 11 2008, 04:11 PM
|- - dilo   Really impressive and beatiful lucky picture!   Oct 11 2008, 05:49 PM
|- - jumpjack   QUOTE (Tman @ Oct 11 2008, 06:11 PM) That...   Oct 11 2008, 06:02 PM
- - claurel   While hoping and waiting for some images of the bo...   Oct 11 2008, 06:46 PM
|- - DDAVIS   I created another visualization of the trajectory ...   Oct 11 2008, 09:58 PM
|- - claurel   QUOTE (DDAVIS @ Oct 11 2008, 02:58 PM) Wh...   Oct 12 2008, 04:51 AM
- - Spin0   US Gov fireball data release regarding 2008 TC3: ...   Oct 16 2008, 02:34 PM
|- - ugordan   QUOTE (Spin0 @ Oct 16 2008, 04:34 PM) US ...   Oct 16 2008, 02:56 PM
- - Mongo   I guess that this shows that we still have a lot t...   Oct 16 2008, 05:14 PM
|- - ugordan   QUOTE (Mongo @ Oct 16 2008, 07:14 PM) I w...   Oct 16 2008, 05:22 PM
|- - jumpjack   QUOTE (ugordan @ Oct 16 2008, 07:22 PM) h...   Oct 17 2008, 07:25 AM
|- - djellison   QUOTE (jumpjack @ Oct 17 2008, 08:25 AM) ...   Oct 17 2008, 07:37 AM
- - nprev   Neat link, Gordan; thanks! Re the detonation ...   Oct 16 2008, 09:58 PM
- - volcanopele   Spying for Major League Baseball? (sorry, old Simp...   Oct 17 2008, 08:59 AM
- - ugordan   QUOTE (volcanopele @ Oct 17 2008, 10:59 A...   Oct 17 2008, 09:16 AM
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