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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Meteorite

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# The Sky's the limit
Meteorite hunters seek to strike it rich in Moroccan deserts
You can strike it rich but it’s like playing the lottery.
# Meteorite
Did you see an 'extremely bright' fireball blaze across the sky last night? Lots of people did
Anyone for an old-fashioned meteorite hunt?
# tamil nadu
Authorities in India say bus driver was killed by 'meteorite'
Three other people were injured in the incident.
# great balls of fire
Did you spot the massive fireball that passed over Ireland last night?
The explosion was most likely caused by a space rock colliding with earth, Astronomy Ireland said.
# northern star
Hundreds of us saw that 'giant fireball' this week --- but where did it land?
Hundreds of sightings were reported to Astronomy Ireland, from all over the country.
# Meteorite
Did you see the 'giant fireball' over the east of the country last night?
It could be part of an asteroid – burning up in the atmosphere. And it could spark a meteorite-hunt…
# close shave
VIDEO: Norwegian skydiver claims footage shows he was nearly hit by a meteorite
Norway’s public broadcaster NRK aired the clip of Anders Helstrup’s jump last night.
# space oddities
Space rocks spark 'gold rush'-style frenzy in hills of South Korea
Hundreds of people have been scouring hills and rice paddies in the hope of a ‘bonanza’ after a meteor shower shower near the city of Jinju.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
Everyone’s talking about an arrest over the Elaine O’Hara murder, a hit and run and the Russian meteorite.
# Space
Giant chunk of meteorite pulled out of Russian lake
Over 1,600 people were injured when the meteor struck the Chelyabinsk region of the Russian Urals.
# Fireball
Did you see a fireball blazing across Ireland on Wednesday night?
Astronomy Ireland is gathering reports to try and figure out if the fireball might have landed on Irish soil.
# Life on Mars
Mystery Moroccan rocks 'fell from Mars', say scientists
Chunks of meteorite found in Morocco in December, thought to have fallen in July, came from Mars millions of years ago.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
In tonight’s fix: Calls to negotiate a second bailout, Gardaí investigate woman’s death in nursing home, and which celebrity chef has been a very naughty boy?
# Fireball
Live in the north-east? Start looking for some meteorites
Astronomy Ireland believes a fireball seen last week landed in the Irish Sea – but would have disintegrated over land first.
# Fireball
Meteor hunt begins after fireball lands 'on west of Ireland'
Anybody who finds fragments of the meteorite could make thousands of euro, experts say. So what are we looking for?
# Stargazing
Meteorite hunt in the North while stargazers gather for cosmic 'Star-B-Q'
Astronomy Ireland is gearing up to hold its annual stargazing event in Wicklow tonight, while the search is on for a space rock believed to have fallen to earth this week.